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L-R: Glenn Winokur, Donald Rucker, Michael Pfeffer, Charles Alessi, Lisa Grisim.

By Mike Miliard 06:56 pm September 16, 2019
At Health 2.0, National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker and other clinical IT leaders explore the root causes of the burnout epidemic – and offer a wishlist of tech innovations that could help.
By Susan Morse 05:11 pm September 16, 2019
In high-priced areas in California, the partnership is working to keep affordable apartments from becoming the next million dollar condos.

Dr. Albert Chan of Sutter Health, speaking at Health 2.0 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm September 16, 2019
Dr. Albert Chan, chief of digital patient experience at Sutter Health, says health systems have to get better at interpreting data in novel ways to make good on their promise to patients.
EHR-integrated patient texting helps clinic boost patient capacity 68% to 89%

One of Lake Washington Physical Therapy's four locations.

By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm September 16, 2019
Lake Washington Physical Therapy also is saving $15,000 a year using bot-powered technology to optimize access to care and build patient-first services.
Securing remote devices more important than ever
By Benjamin Harris 12:05 pm September 16, 2019
Connected devices make healthcare easier but invite plenty of problems. Here’s what CIOs and CISOs need to do.
VA efforts to bring tablet-based telehealth to vets see positive results
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am September 16, 2019
A JAMIA Open study and a Psychiatric Services study both found that the VA is succeeding in providing enhanced benefits to veterans.

Above photo: Heungro Lee, Partner, VAIIM Consulting Group.

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By 02:35 am September 16, 2019
“Most hospitals tend to make the mistake of selecting infeasible EHR options despite knowing their constraints. Sometimes, seeking a third party’s advice who is in a neutral position would be useful,” said Heungro Lee, Partner, VAIIM Consulting Group. 
By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm September 13, 2019
A new report from Manatt Health Strategies points to big differences in how return on investment should be gauged, depending most importantly on provider type – but also on acuity mix, IT infrastructure, staffing and other considerations.
Could HHS information blocking rule have unintended consequences on data sharing and security?
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm September 13, 2019
A legal expert who helped write HIMSS’ comments on the proposed rule offers an in-depth look at the new regs, and explains what they could mean for IT and infosec leaders.
By Nathan Eddy 12:09 pm September 13, 2019
The platform, Critical Care Suite, developed in partnership with UC San Francisco and powered by GE's Edison AI technology, can help radiologists prioritize cases involving collapsed lungs.

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