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EHR optimization can stop common diseases in their tracks
By Benjamin Harris 12:20 pm June 12, 2019
Many illnesses are easy to treat if caught in time. New EHR studies show how optimizing data can spot problems clinicians might overlook.
Digital monitoring helps reduce hospital visits for COPD patients
By Nathan Eddy 11:52 am June 12, 2019
Use of an inhaler-connected sensor helped push the average number of COPD-related hospital trips down to an average of 2.2, compared to the year prior to study enrollment when the average was 3.4 trips to the hospital.
Carilion Clinic, Mytonomy partner on virtual care to fight opioid epidemic
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am June 12, 2019
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 06:20 am June 12, 2019
A quick look at the FinnGen project.

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 04:31 am June 12, 2019
Digitisation can alleviate the challenges healthcare is facing. But this won’t happen automatically. Citizens and patients have to take the lead – as data owners and co-creators.
By Dean Koh 02:49 am June 12, 2019
The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health in Australia will soon become the first pathology provider to link the online tests results it is sharing via My Health Record (MHR) with Lab Tests Online, a not-for-profit we

Screengrab of the NNI website.

By Dean Koh 11:17 pm June 11, 2019
The National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), the national specialty centre for the management and care of neurological diseases in Singapore and Iota Medtech, a local medtech com
Epic and Humana partner to enhance patient, provider and payer collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm June 11, 2019
The collaboration is aiming to provide better data, insights and experience for patients and providers at the point of care, the companies say.
Health systems look to tech to improve efficiency, interoperability
By Nathan Eddy 01:59 pm June 11, 2019
A new study finds streamlining operating costs and improving related efficiency is a primary business concern for executives, with a third of respondents ranking it as one of the top three business challenges over the next year.
GE Healthcare, Nyansa partner on network performance analytics
By Nathan Eddy 12:27 pm June 11, 2019
With more connected medical devices, monitoring equipment and EHRs complicating healthcare’s digital transformation, organizations require heightened visibility and control over their mobile access infrastructure, the companies said.

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