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Above photo: Dr Gamaliel Tan (in grey), Group CMIO, NUHS during NTFGH's HIMSS EMRAM 7 revalidation (virtual) in November 2020. Credit: NTFGH

By Dean Koh 08:48 pm January 18, 2021
Although it was challenging, the virtual validation brought about opportunities for other hospital departments to participate and learn in the process.
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By 04:41 pm January 15, 2021
While the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital tools, it’s an important time to reassess them for long-term success.
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By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm January 15, 2021
The breach lasted for more than a year and resulted in the disclosure of individuals' names, Social Security numbers and other protected health information.
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By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm January 15, 2021
Accolade intends to strengthen its ability to provide users with second opinions, using 2nd.MD's provider network.
CHI Franciscan Mission Control Command Center bullpen

CHI Franciscan's Mission Control Command Center bullpen

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am January 15, 2021
The Mission Control team has created 1,423 additional days to care for more patients, expedited treatment for 142 critical care patients, maintained a 10% reduction in bed request turnaround times and enabled 561 patients to leave the hospital more quickly.
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By Kat Jercich 10:25 am January 15, 2021
A JAMA Network study found that medical oncology professionals had conflicting opinions regarding the barriers to and benefits of video visits.
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By Mike Miliard 09:39 am January 15, 2021
The web-based Quick Vaccination tool enables customers to more easily administer the vaccine at multiple locations, and generates a certificate that's viewable in the patient portal.
COVID-19, passport, iProov

Credit: iProov

By Sophie Porter 01:31 am January 15, 2021
The prototype, jointly developed by Mvine and iProov and backed by Innovate UK, proves immunity status without disclosing the user’s identity.
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By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm January 14, 2021
The agency plans to take a "multi-pronged approach" to advancing oversight of machine learning-enabled devices – with an eye toward ensuring patient safety, algorithm transparency and real-world results.
Secretary Alex Azar behind a mask

HHS Secretary Alex Azar (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin-Pool/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:06 pm January 14, 2021
A senior official said that the information is intended to provide a snapshot of the status of U.S. healthcare facilities as COVID-19 vaccine rollouts continue.