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By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am July 19, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's "State of the States Report" finds progress, but still sees strategies for states to be incentivized to adopt pro-telehealth policies.
John Muir Health outsources IT, revenue cycle, analytics and more to Optum
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am July 19, 2019
As part of the deal, which involves nonclinical technologies, about 540 health system staff will become Optum employees.
By Susan Morse 09:39 am July 19, 2019
Competition, an aging workforce, an outdated image contribute to staffing shortages for the health insurance industry.

Credit: Ping An Good Doctor

By Dean Koh 01:42 am July 19, 2019
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm July 18, 2019
The list of healthcare jobs the AHIMA Foundation program can help fill and upskill is long and varied, including clinical documentation improvement specialists, data analysts, medical and clinical lab techs, privacy and security officers and more.
Asynchronous video telemedicine helps TB patients, saves costs in Guam
By Bill Siwicki 09:48 am July 18, 2019
The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has confirmed 1,417 TB medication doses from 35 unique patients, saved $21,255 in staff time, saved $3,457 in gasoline, and cut 700 hours of driving time.
By 02:34 am July 18, 2019
Almost every informatics manager you speak to will tell you about problems attracting, recruiting and retaining high quality informatics staff. We also know the problem is likely to get worse rather than better, as greater numbers and more highly skilled and specialist staff are needed in the future.

The integration allows blood test results to be shared electronically with Cambridge University Hospitals.

By Tammy Lovell 01:54 am July 18, 2019
The integration allows blood test results to be shared electronically with Cambridge University Hospitals.
Person working on laptop.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:40 pm July 17, 2019
Patients age 60 and over used the portal less than younger patients, and African Americans used the portal less than white patients.
Intermountain launches new spinoff with focus on value-based care
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm July 17, 2019
Castell will offer technologies and services to guide care decisions, manage patient experience, implement virtual care, address social determinants and more, building from the health system's own best practices.

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