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Telepsychiatry saves east Texas hospitals $18 million over 7 years

The Burke Mental Health Emergency Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:33 pm March 28, 2019
The creation of the Burke Mental Health Emergency Center, which focuses on telemedicine, gives rural healthcare organizations and law enforcement new choices where few used to exist.
3d hologram of human brain coming out of an outstretched hand.
By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm March 28, 2019
EmblemHealth CEO Karen Ignagni says the effort gives a glimpse into the next generation of population health.

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By Tammy Lovell 12:03 pm March 28, 2019
Health Secretary Matt Hancock unveiled plans for the creation of a new unit called NHSX earlier this year.
By Nathan Eddy 10:10 am March 28, 2019
Amid all the promise AI brings, a new report warns that healthcare payers and providers must move quickly to ensure they have the right talent and data to succeed.
Implementation best practices: Clinical communication in the spotlight
By Bill Siwicki 04:45 pm March 27, 2019
Three experts offer suggestions and tips for healthcare CIOs working with clinical communications hardware and software.
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 27, 2019
The CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge stems from the Trump administration's recent call to boost AI innovation in the U.S.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
By Nathan Eddy 10:17 am March 27, 2019
Working with WakeMed in North Carolina, the delivery service will deploy a quadcopter along a pre-determined  flight path to deliver blood and other diagnostic specimens.
John Halamka HIMSS19

John Halamka

By John Halamka, MD 09:01 am March 27, 2019
As the world deals with aging populations, the Harvard professor and veteran CIO looks at how Japan has the urgency, vision and support to change care delivery models in ways that other countries would be smart to emulate.
By Mélisande Rouger 07:01 am March 27, 2019
Spanish AI startup QUIBIM has partnered with the AI Precision Health Institute (AI-PHI) at the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center in Honolulu to manage, store and quantitatively analyse medical images and algorithms in breast cancer research.

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