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doctor dictates for medical transcription automation tools
By Jeff Lagasse 09:16 am July 17, 2018
New research determines that the time has come to finally replace those old analog devices.
ONC launches new cost for CHIPL data
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm July 16, 2018
The agency's new challenge is seeking ways to help hospital decision-makers access and make use of the information contained in the CHPL.
Beth-Israel hospital in Boston
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:05 pm July 16, 2018
New eyebrow-raising research finds 80 percent of clinical department heads at major hospitals are men – and almost 90 percent are white.
UNC Health to use PDMP with their Epic EHR

Credit: UNC on Facebook

By Bernie Monegain 02:44 pm July 16, 2018
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.
Doctors compare notes on EHR to make clinical decisions with EHR and analytics
By Bill Siwicki 10:08 am July 16, 2018
CDS vendors are working to incorporate AI and machine learning into their products to boost diagnostics, imaging, pathology and radiology.
underinvesting in cybersecurity can cost you a lot per patient record
By Jessica Davis 04:21 pm July 13, 2018
A breach in financial services, the second most expensive sector, costs only half of what hospitals wind up spending.
Healthcare security forum panel talks about cybersecurity innovation in San Francisco

On left, Healthcare IT News Editor-in-Chief Tom Sullivan moderates a panel at the Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco in May.

By Tom Sullivan 03:31 pm July 13, 2018
Here's a look at why a secure innovation foundation is important – and some advice for getting started building one.
Intermountain, UnitedHealthcare build new social determinants program
By Bernie Monegain 02:35 pm July 13, 2018
Organizations are each expanding services to address non-medical factors that can have a significant impact on individual and population health.
Experts weigh in on CMS big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability
By Mike Miliard 11:57 am July 13, 2018
Industry groups like easier quality reporting and advance applications of telehealth, but some say docs shouldn't have to make expensive EHR upgrades for 2019.
VA creates new Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization
By Jessica Davis 11:33 am July 13, 2018
Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will work closely with the Veterans Health Administration and the VA CIO on the new $16 billion Cerner EHR.

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