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John Hopkins telemedicine program advances population health

Credit: John Hopkins

By Bill Siwicki 10:01 am July 06, 2018
Telemedicine platforms and tools will transform virtual care by incorporating emerging technologies and novel uses of data.
AI cloud computing server room hardware maintenance
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am July 06, 2018
New technologies can be used to proactively detect malfunctioning equipment and enable faster repair.
Health Sciences South Carolina lights up a FHIR-based clinical data repository
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm July 05, 2018
Tech initiative enables hospitals across the Carolinas to build apps that merge patient records.
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 09:56 am July 05, 2018
In response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s RFI on how to improve medical device security, industry groups asked for FDA standards around devices -- among a host of other support measures.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma presses for remote monitoring of patients

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma speaking at HIMSS18.

By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm July 03, 2018
She says redesign of the home health payment system would encourage value over volume.
Geisinger's Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation taps Jvion's AI

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 02:03 pm July 03, 2018
Integrating Jvion cognitive computing technology is part of the institute’s plan to transform healthcare by boosting quality and outcomes.
Dell goes public again

From left: Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner talking at the White House in 2017. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm July 03, 2018
After an eventful few years in which it was taken private, made the biggest tech acquisition in history and retooled itself for the new century, Dell is expected to return to the market in a $21.7 billion deal next week.
Epic EHR and Apple Health Records API
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am July 03, 2018
In combination with the Epic MyChart app, patients can now access lab results, meds, vitals and more.
Healthpoint hospital in Abu Dhabi launches Cerner

Healthpoint in Abu Dhabi. Credit: Healthpoint 

By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm July 02, 2018
Healthpoint, its hospital in Abu Dhabi, hopes the new technology will help it advance from Stage 6 to Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model.
EHR data with medical devices
By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm July 02, 2018
It's the second such collaboration, using real-world clinical data to track device performance, following the health system's 2017 agreement with Medtronic.

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