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Cerner collaborates with Amazon Web Services on cloud innovation, machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 09:30 am July 31, 2019
With the new agreement, which names AWS as its preferred cloud provider, Cerner CEO Brent Shafer says the company will be able to develop more agile and scalable tools for its clients.
By Benjamin Harris 09:00 am July 31, 2019
It’s the operating system that runs the elevator, the HVAC system, medical equipment, and even the router that connects everything else in a hospital to the outside world.
Doctor showing EHR.
By Susan Morse 02:54 pm July 30, 2019
The cost of a healthcare breach is about $408 per patient record and that doesn't include the loss of business, productivity and reputation.
By Rebecca McBeth 01:51 pm July 30, 2019
Counties Manukau Health/District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has gone live with electronic medication management in its emergency department, aged care facilities and medical wards.
How one hospital’s staff engagement survey boosts workforce development – and patient care
By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm July 30, 2019
Duncan Regional Hospital uses its annual team member engagement survey to help workers enhance their workplace and careers, resulting in higher satisfaction for staff and patients.
Seema Verma, Jared Kushner tout new physician-focused MyHealthEData project
By Mike Miliard 12:00 pm July 30, 2019
The Blue Button API pilot, Data at the Point of Care, aims to connect clinicians with claims data, giving them deeper insights into their patients' care history.
DirectTrust alliance developing standard for trusted healthcare instant messaging
By Bill Siwicki 11:12 am July 30, 2019
The goal of the Trusted Instant Messaging+ standard is to enable secure real-time electronic transmission of healthcare information.
By Laura Lovett 07:07 am July 30, 2019
The program is designed to help providers gain additional insights into a patient's health records without changing their workflows.
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am July 30, 2019
The fine is the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy, according to the FTC.
By Mike Miliard 05:12 pm July 29, 2019
Democrat Michael Bennet unveiled his telehealth-focused rural plan, which increases resources for IT investments; he also recently introduced a separate Senate bill to boost broadband in underserved areas.

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