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Epic and Humana partner to enhance patient, provider and payer collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm June 11, 2019
The collaboration is aiming to provide better data, insights and experience for patients and providers at the point of care, the companies say.
Health systems look to tech to improve efficiency, interoperability
By Nathan Eddy 01:59 pm June 11, 2019
A new study finds streamlining operating costs and improving related efficiency is a primary business concern for executives, with a third of respondents ranking it as one of the top three business challenges over the next year.
GE Healthcare, Nyansa partner on network performance analytics
By Nathan Eddy 12:27 pm June 11, 2019
With more connected medical devices, monitoring equipment and EHRs complicating healthcare’s digital transformation, organizations require heightened visibility and control over their mobile access infrastructure, the companies said.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:25 pm June 11, 2019
Chase Farm Hospital (CFH), part of the Royal Free London (RFL) group, has been validated at Stage 6 of the HIMSS – owner of Healthcare IT News - Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) after an on-site assessment last week.
Using artificial intelligence, speech recognition to optimize note taking
By Benjamin Harris 11:57 am June 11, 2019
A new AI service promises to improve physician performance by doing the typing for them.
Patients say physicians with mobile apps are faster, convenient, offer better communication
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 11, 2019
54 percent of survey respondents said they thought physicians who leverage mobile technology cut down on physician wait times, a new survey finds.  But security still is a concern.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 10:23 am June 11, 2019
Digital tools are flourishing in healthcare, but only a minority succeed in really empowering the patient. Why? Because digital care and shared decision making only work as a team effort.

Päivi Sillanaukee, permanent secretary of the ministry of social affairs and health in Finland

By Leontina Postelnicu 06:59 am June 11, 2019
Päivi Sillanaukee put emphasis on the need for international co-operation at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:48 pm June 10, 2019
Although hiring in healthcare has slowed, the trend has been positive overall, with the industry adding about 391,000 jobs over the past 12 months.
Artificial intelligence shows promise in detecting lung cancer
By Benjamin Harris 01:51 pm June 10, 2019
Northwestern University and Google have partnered to use AI technology to spot cancer earlier.

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