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Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health
By Bill Siwicki 03:41 pm March 18, 2019
During the first year of tele-ICU, the technology helped save 125 lives, reduce ICU length of stay by 34 percent, reduce the sepsis mortality rate, and more.
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm March 18, 2019
A new survey with the HealthCare Executive Group sees trends such as consumerism and social determinants forcing providers and payers to fundamentally rethink how care is delivered and reimbursed.
Partners HealthCare
By Nathan Eddy 10:49 am March 18, 2019
Using the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool will create better access to prescription data for clinicians at Partners.  
CES Gary Shapiro

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.

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