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Israel, vaccine
By Tammy Lovell 12:54 pm January 11, 2021
The country will act as ‘global model state’ for rapid vaccination programme.
The Microsoft logo at a booth
By Kat Jercich 12:43 pm January 11, 2021
The software giant will contribute cloud, AI and data technologies toward expanding Harvard and MIT's open-source Terra platform.
Dr. David Levine Brigham Health Home Hospital

Patient Bill Terry (left) gets treated at home by Dr. David Levine as part of the Brigham Health Home Hospital program. (Credit: Brigham and Women's Hospital.)

By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm January 11, 2021
Now that CMS will pay for home hospital care, Brigham and Women's and other pioneering providers are pushing forward with this care in part to help with the crush of COVID-19 patients.
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By 09:00 am January 11, 2021
AI-powered clinical decision support enables clinicians in improving quality of care by reducing unwarranted variations.
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By Kat Jercich 03:01 pm January 08, 2021
The team found that post-traumatic stress disorders and sexual assault trauma were associated with functional seizures.
Altamonte Springs Florida AdventHealth

Altamonte Springs, Florida-based AdventHealth

By Bill Siwicki 01:30 pm January 08, 2021
A pilot saw a 57% reduction in readmissions for high-risk patients, taking their readmissions from 19% to 8%, ultimately saving the health system $183,000 in care costs.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar

HHS Secretary Alex Azar (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 12:04 pm January 08, 2021
The American Hospital Association had raised concerns about the proposed rule this past December, saying it could lead to confusion and program failures.
Doctor giving a vaccine
By Susan Morse 10:41 am January 08, 2021
To get shots in arms faster, HHS has begun its partnership with 19 pharmacy chains.
An old-timey microphone and radio setup represent our weekly digital health podcast
By Healthcare IT News 09:25 am January 08, 2021
Leaders of all three HIMSS Media brands discuss what's coming in the new year
Kidneys showing up as red on an otherwise black-and-white X-ray
By Kat Jercich 09:10 am January 08, 2021
"If you look at what patients want, more than anything they'd like to have an implantable kidney. But innovation has not been forthcoming."