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Magellan Health uses smartphone-based AI tech to help Hep C patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm August 12, 2019
The Arizona payer’s use of advanced video technology offers lessons for healthcare provider organizations seeking to improve medication adherence and more.
Field hospital of the future is self-powered, deployable by C-130 aircraft

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By Nathan Eddy 11:31 am August 12, 2019
Developed to be of use to troops at forward operating bases and other remote areas across the globe, the portable hospital can be run off solar panels and provides a sterile environment for treating the wounded.
By Laura Lovett 07:07 am August 12, 2019
Dr. Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.
How to find and keep top cybersecurity professionals
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm August 09, 2019
The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has developed a guide to building a robust cybersecurity workforce, offering four suggestions for developing skills.
By Susan Morse 03:30 pm August 09, 2019
Security breaches can happen outside of the four walls of a hospital.
Health system execs eyeing AI investments, but lack vendor knowledge
By Nathan Eddy 11:49 am August 09, 2019
Nearly a quarter of health system decision-makers are looking to invest in artificial and robotic process automation in the next two years, but more than half were unable to name an AI or RPA vendor.
Doctor looking at tablet with patient
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By 11:45 am August 09, 2019
Many population health management proponents decry the lack of data that programs need to define them, but deploying the right technologies is also vital to their success.
An in-depth look at how one health system customized its Epic EHR to fight the opioid crisis

Overlake Hospital Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am August 09, 2019
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has, among other things, embedded Washington State prescription monitoring program database access into the EHR, changed the Epic nursing workflow sheet for pain management, and revised the text in the after-visit summary regarding opioid medication.
By Susan Morse 10:08 am August 09, 2019
Allscripts has agreed to pay $145 million to resolve potential civil and criminal liability in connection to a Department of Justice investigation into the business practices of Practice Fusion, a company it acquired in 2018, the EHR technology company said in its second quarter
By Cara Dartnell-Steinberg 04:24 am August 09, 2019
Also: HCL Technologies and Oracle Health Sciences announce new collaboration; the Patient Access website is now running on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.

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