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By Mike Miliard 11:04 am July 23, 2019
The groups urge the Senate to follow the House's lead and finally lift the ban on federal funding for a nationwide unique patient identifier, making the case that it can help avoid serious safety risks due to matching errors.
By Bill Siwicki 10:00 am July 23, 2019
Universal Health Services runs more than 15,000 tests per day to ensure that patient-critical applications and records are available for physicians and clinicians.

Above: A screengrab of the AskBob CDSS interface. Credit: PASH

By Dean Koh 05:54 am July 23, 2019
Ping An Smart Healthcare (PASH), a subsidiary of the Ping An Group (Ping An) in China, has introduced AskBob, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical decision support tool, to Singapore through collaborations with SingHealth and the National University Health System (NUHS).
By Mike Miliard 02:55 pm July 22, 2019
The cloud-based eMyLabCollect enables integration with any laboratory or hospital information system via HL7 feeds.
PillPack website screenshot.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:24 pm July 22, 2019
Surescripts is seeking to cut off PillPack's access to patient data, and the latter, an Amazon-owned company, isn't taking the matter lightly.
By Mike Miliard 12:19 pm July 22, 2019
More than two dozen organizations will get money from HRSA's new Rural Residency Planning and Development Program grants.
By Nathan Eddy 11:09 am July 22, 2019
And that's because too many board members don't have the right level of IT and security expertise, a new Black Book study suggests.
By Anna Engberg 04:26 am July 22, 2019
The research was carried out by the Federal Association of Private Providers of Social Services earlier this year.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am July 19, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's "State of the States Report" finds progress, but still sees strategies for states to be incentivized to adopt pro-telehealth policies.
John Muir Health outsources IT, revenue cycle, analytics and more to Optum
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am July 19, 2019
As part of the deal, which involves nonclinical technologies, about 540 health system staff will become Optum employees.

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