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By Jeff Lagasse 02:59 pm March 20, 2019
As transformative as the technology can be, providers need to be cautious not to lose the human element in their care delivery.
Implementation best practices: Migrating to the cloud
By Bill Siwicki 02:37 pm March 20, 2019
Four experts in healthcare cloud computing offer CIOs and other health IT workers who are starting – or maintaining – cloud migrations some well-rounded advice.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:15 pm March 20, 2019
With increasing buzz around population health and social determinants of health, those two forces are poised to change philosophies around care delivery and how a hospital or health system works to keep the surrounding community healthy.
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm March 20, 2019
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.
By Nathan Eddy 11:38 am March 20, 2019
The system is building on a program that saw early results including a 62 percent mortality rate reduction.  

Q Core Medical is opening a new hub in Marseille, France (pictured above)

By 10:31 am March 20, 2019
Israeli infusion system specialist Q Core Medical has opened a new European hub in Marseille, France, to capitalise on growing demand for its smart pumps in both hospital and ambulatory care settings.
By Nathan Eddy 09:04 am March 20, 2019
From clinical trials to supply chain, the pharma industry is using cloud computing models in numerous ways. 
By Dean Koh 01:04 am March 20, 2019
Cambridge-headquartered InterSystems today announced that MediWay Technology, a China-based healthcare software company, has built and deployed its new iMedical Cloud healthcare IT ecosystem platform using InterSystems IRIS for Health.
How data visualization helped Saint Joseph Mercy improve quality, patient safety
By Bill Siwicki 04:11 pm March 19, 2019
In one initiative, the health system tracked hourly rounding compliance by nursing staff. In just over a year, the health system's hourly compliance rate improved by 78.9 percent.
Telemedicine consultation.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:14 am March 19, 2019
Until November, reimbursement for remote patient monitoring services was a gray area for providers, but the picture is becoming clear.

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