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VA, DOD join forces to streamline healthcare supply chain
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am August 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense announced a new strategic partnership this week aimed at boosting the VA’s supply chain modernization efforts.
By Tammy Lovell 03:24 am August 14, 2019
Contract announced as figures reveal that NHS trusts have boosted IT spending by almost £152m [$183m] since the 2017 WannaCry attack.  
Medical groups want changes to CMS' Patients Over Paperwork program
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm August 13, 2019
AMGA and MGMA still see too many rules for providers participating in value-based care, and say the program hasn't delivered the relief from administrative burden that was promised.
How one provider gained $306,000 in new revenue with patient relationship management tech

Spooner Physical Therapy.

By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm August 13, 2019
A physical therapy group in Arizona offers lessons to other types of health organizations seeking to improve patient satisfaction, give caregivers more time with patients and boost their bottom lines.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm August 13, 2019
Imprivata Identity Governance extends Microsoft’s IAM technology with role-based access controls, streamlined auditing processes and more.

Above photo: John Daniels, Global Vice President, HIMSS Analytics. 

By Rebecca McBeth 05:16 am August 13, 2019
Eight more district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand will be assessed on their digital maturity using HIMSS Analytics maturity assessments over the next 12 months.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:11 am August 13, 2019
Once deployed, GPs in the area will be able to order tests electronically from the trust's laboratories.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm August 12, 2019
The money from HHS will help community health centers, rural organizations and others to expand access to coordinated substance abuse and mental health treatments.
Magellan Health uses smartphone-based AI tech to help Hep C patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm August 12, 2019
The Arizona payer’s use of advanced video technology offers lessons for healthcare provider organizations seeking to improve medication adherence and more.
Field hospital of the future is self-powered, deployable by C-130 aircraft

(Photo: World Housing Solution demo video)

By Nathan Eddy 11:31 am August 12, 2019
Developed to be of use to troops at forward operating bases and other remote areas across the globe, the portable hospital can be run off solar panels and provides a sterile environment for treating the wounded.

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