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Mayo Clinic CIO discusses data-sharing, interoperability, HL7 FHIR standard
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm August 21, 2019
Christopher J. Ross is a proponent of healthcare organizations coming together to solve the data-sharing problem. He’ll be addressing this issue and more at the upcoming HIMSS Health 2.0 13th Annual Conference.
By Susan Morse 01:13 pm August 21, 2019
Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply.
Sheba Medical Center validates machine learning-based meds decision support tech
By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm August 21, 2019
The provider organization has published a study that validates the clinical impact of health IT vendor MedAware’s machine learning-enabled patient safety platform designed to minimize medication-related risks.
The pros and cons of moving to the cloud for providers
By Nathan Eddy 11:36 am August 21, 2019
Two security experts walk through healthcare cloud computing for provider CIOs, showing how the CIOs must carefully weigh many benefits with potential risks.
HHS awards $107M for health centers, recognizes excellence in HIT and telehealth
By Nathan Eddy 11:19 am August 21, 2019
Its Quality Improvement Awards recognize the nation’s health centers. Its Advancing Health IT for Quality Awards recognize health centers that used HIT or telehealth services to increase access to care and advance quality.
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The broad movement of ‘connected devices’ represents a growing cybersecurity threat that puts patient data, medical information, and potentially patient well-being at risk.
By Susan Morse 09:12 am August 21, 2019
A number one recommendation is to know all of the touch points for data: how it comes in, how it's used, where it's stored and how it goes out.

Above: A side-by-side comparison of multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation. Left image shows manual lesion segmentation, while right shows fully automated lesion segmentation. Image courtesy of SNAC.

By Dean Koh 03:17 am August 21, 2019
Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre (SNAC), an Australian company co-located with the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, is building AI tools to automate laborious analysis tasks in their research workflow, such as isolati
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By Jeff Lagasse 04:58 pm August 20, 2019
There is an apparent lack of awareness of federal regulations in both the U.S. and Canada to keep patient information secure.
Clinical decision support systems will surpass EHRs as prime caregiver interface: report
By Bill Siwicki 03:35 pm August 20, 2019
Health IT vendors are building greater flexibility into clinical decision support systems so they can optimally function in a dynamic healthcare environment, Frost & Sullivan finds in a new report.

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