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WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European region last week; Credit: WHO Regional Office for Europe

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:33 am February 12, 2019
Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab spoke at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region in Copenhagen last week.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.

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By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
David Vawdrey
By Tom Sullivan 05:18 pm February 11, 2019
It’s not for cost-savings on storage and compute. Instead, NewYork-Presbyterian, Mercy and Humana are harnessing the cloud to improve patient and clinician experience.
Salesforce, others unveil new data management technologies at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:41 pm February 11, 2019
Salesforce is working with social determinants of health, Information Builders is aiming to ensure accurate provider information across multiple data systems and Nyansa is working on Citrix and GE Healthcare data.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
SAS and InterSystems modernize North Carolina HIE
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm February 11, 2019
NC HealthConnex now combines InterSystems’ health information exchange platform, HealthShare, with SAS’s health analytics, the companies announced at HIMSS19.
Zynx Health debuts machine learning system, talks outcomes at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am February 11, 2019
The vendor’s new system leverages its machine learning engine to offer an interactive retrospective analysis of order utilization, matched up against the evidence-based interventions proven to affect quality outcomes.
At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am February 11, 2019
Cerner debuts Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinician’s experience and increase productivity.
Steven Posnack, ONC Office of Technology, Elise Sweeney Anthony, director, Office of Policy, ONC and Dr. Terrence Omalley, Partners Healthcare System.

From left, Steven Posnack, executive director, ONC Office of Technology; Elise Sweeney Anthony, director, ONC Office of Policy; Dr. Terrence O'Malley of Partners HealthCare, a member of ONC's Health Information Technology Advisory Committee.

By Susan Morse 11:15 am February 11, 2019
Healthcare providers and plans need to implement open data sharing technologies to support transitions of care as patients move between plan types.

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