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Handshake
By Diana Manos 06:40 pm February 12, 2019
The investment firm says it will combine athenahealth with Virence.
HIMSS19 Keynote speakers.
By Tom Sullivan 04:13 pm February 12, 2019
Former U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra said that CMS embracing FHIR means an end to any fight over data standards.
New blockchain-powered tech explored at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm February 12, 2019
Kalibrate Blockchain, Boehringer Ingelheim and IBM Canada all are working with blockchain-based technologies designed to improve and secure healthcare processes, including clinical trials.
Sutter Health, others unveil AI tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm February 12, 2019
Sutter Health and Ada Health partner for personalized care, Innovaccer debuts a data activation platform, and QuartzClinical launches data warehousing and clinical registry tools.
The Vivify Health mobile health BYOD platform in action. (Credit: Vivify Health)

The Vivify Health mobile health BYOD platform in action. (Credit: Vivify Health)

By Bill Siwicki 01:29 pm February 12, 2019
New BYOD features include push notifications, messaging, easy interface to request call from care provider, full access to health content resource library, virtual visits and trending data.
By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.

Source: Sheba Medical Center

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 11:59 am February 12, 2019
After introducing the Accelerate-Redesign-Collaborate strategy two years ago, Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest hospital, has become a serial producer of digital innovations.  
Bitfury, Longenesis, MDW bring blockchain to radiology marketplace
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am February 12, 2019
The updated infrastructure offers baked-in data anonymization as well as advanced encryption and user permissioning, built on Bitfury’s Exonum private blockchain framework.
Patients want engagement with digital options, personal touch
By Nathan Eddy 11:17 am February 12, 2019
A new survey reveals that consumers still prefer phone interactions but want more communication, including digital means. And a majority are open to giving their doctors real-time access to health information via connected devices and apps.
Change HIMSS booth
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am February 12, 2019
The new Claims Lifecycle Artificial Intelligence works with Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network to improve the revenue cycle, the company says.

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