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By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am April 01, 2019
The EHR vendor continues its tradition of April 1 gags.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.

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By Piers Ford 05:20 am April 01, 2019
With some French hospitals now pondering a move to their next generation of PACS, vendors are stepping up their market ambitions.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, speaks at the Kick-off Ceremony of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme on March 29, 2019. Credit: VHIS

By Dean Koh 04:38 am April 01, 2019
The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) officially launched on April 1, 2019, in Hong Kong. Consumers may now choose to purchase Certified Plans as offered by the participating insurance companies. 

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his opening address at the official opening of the Sengkang Health Campus on March 23, 2019. Credit: Ministry of Health Singapore.

By Dean Koh 10:37 pm March 31, 2019
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently announced the appointment of a Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data security practices across the entire public service.
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HIPAA is inextricably linked to patient privacy, but building a trusted, long-term patient relationship goes beyond HIPAA compliance and requires a deeper commitment to keep patient PHI safe and private.
By Benjamin Harris 01:58 pm March 29, 2019
How smart sensors, historical data and machine learning can automate and improve care for seniors.
Nebraska Medicine links voice technology to Epic EHR, boosts physician performance

The main campus of the Nebraska Medicine health system.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm March 29, 2019
Since implementing a suite of Nuance voice recognition tools, the health system has seen a 23 percent reduction in transcription costs and 71 percent of users reporting that the quality of their documentation has improved significantly.
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am March 29, 2019
In partnership with Hasso Plattner Institute, the New York health system will devote new resources to advancing biomedical and digital engineering, AI, machine learning and more.
By Nathan Eddy 11:15 am March 29, 2019
The “Bringing Predictive Analytics to Healthcare Challenge” is the third in a series designed to encourage innovators to focus on healthcare. 

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