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By Susan Morse 10:53 pm May 22, 2020
CMS said it wanted to finalize some proposed policies before the MA and Part D bid deadlines on June 1 for the 2021 plan year.  
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm May 22, 2020
Working Well, designed to support evolving clinical protocols, enables contact tracing and can be configured to organizations' own specific back-to-work needs.
By Kat Jercich 02:49 pm May 22, 2020
Rapid opioid withdrawal can present severe symptoms in patients, but effective drawing down of dosage often presents a challenge for clinicians. 
By Nathan Eddy 01:44 pm May 22, 2020
In addition, broader embrace of APIs and more concerted strategy for patient matching could help public health agencies combat the pandemic and boost pop health.
Yale New Haven Health rapidly deploys remote monitoring for ventilator patients

Yale New Haven Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm May 22, 2020
Near the hottest of COVID-19 hotspots, the health system helped its respiratory therapists by combining tele-ICU, EHR and remote patient-monitoring technologies.
Doctor and child in Africa
By Dave Muoio 10:21 am May 22, 2020
Two recent programs deploying telemedicine in Zimbabwe and Ghana highlight common hurdles programs that deliver these technologies to underserved areas will likely encounter.  

Top row: left to right - Bernardo Mariano Jr, WHO, Pravene Nath, Roche, Benedict Tan, Singapore Health Services. Bottom row: left to right - Päivi Sillanaukee, Finnish ministry of social affairs and health, Hal Wolf, HIMSS.

By Piers Ford 10:11 am May 22, 2020
Learning from the pandemic quickly, in order to take the digital health standard forward globally, was the sentiment voiced by leading stakeholders in a recent World Health Assembly virtual panel hosted by HIMSS.
By Kat Jercich 09:11 am May 22, 2020
Voice and health AI technology company Orbita developed software to help nurses respond more efficiently to patients who need assistance while in care.
By Roy Chiang 01:08 am May 22, 2020
“Zoom became the primary form of communication and the data cap was increased dramatically,” said Dr Alan Davis, Clinical Director for Northland District Health Board.
By Kat Jercich 02:44 pm May 21, 2020
Despite budgetary strains from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report predicts regulatory requirements and medical-service spending growth will benefit electronic health record vendors in the years to come.

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