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Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Computer Technology Association, speaking at HIMSS19. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 18, 2019
The industry veteran and head of the CTA on the greatest threat to innovation, empathy as the new currency – and why every health organization should be thinking like a tech company.
By Nathan Eddy 09:02 am March 18, 2019
Sharing systems and data, speed to market and agility and improved security are among the reasons payers are making the move to cloud.
By Rebecca McBeth 02:27 am March 18, 2019
A group of Kiwi clinicians with a passion for technology driving changes in healthcare has created a Clinical Informatics Leadership Network.
Senior using telemedicine blood pressure cuff.
By Jonah Comstock 02:10 pm March 15, 2019
The program uses a mix of home visits and telehealth technologies to bring more services to the home.
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm March 15, 2019
Analysts see a best-of-breed strategy finding favor, with companies such as Xenex, Ecolab and VigiLanz preferred over Epic and Cerner for their innovative approaches to patient safety surveillance.
MIPS reporting system gets Grandview Radiology to near-perfect score

The MIPS reporting system used by Grandview Radiology Associates.

By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm March 15, 2019
After using the system for its 2017 reporting, Grandview achieved a MIPS score of 96.27 – earning 81.27 points in the Quality Performance category and 15 points in the Improvement Activities category.

Above photo: The registration counter of the Bloodbank@HSA located in Outram, Singapore. Credit: HSA

By Dean Koh 11:01 am March 15, 2019
The Health Sciences Authority (HSA), a statutory board under the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Singapore, said in a statement on March 15 that one of its vendors, Secur Solutions Group Pte Ltd (SSG), had failed to properly secure a HSA database against access over the Internet.
Aging and the silver tsunami
By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 15, 2019
The aging population is not only poised to swell but Baby Boomers are bringing tech chops and consumerism-era demands that health systems will be smart to embrace.

Source: Ministry of Health, Indonesia

By Dean Koh 04:08 am March 15, 2019
Last month, Indonesia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced the launch of their Sehatpedia app to facilitate the public’s access to health information.

Photo credit: jianke.com

By Dean Koh 02:11 am March 15, 2019
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt, One Road, is the Chinese government’s development strategy that was introduced in 2013 to build ties along the overland Silk Road Economic Belt and the naval trading route known as the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

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