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By Nathan Eddy 10:54 am July 17, 2019
Researchers are working with digital therapeutics specialist Biofourmis, using machine learning technology and the Apple Watch to analyze dozens of physiology biomarkers.

The UK’s first new-build "paperless" hospital Chase Farm Hospital says it has improved clinical safety and dramatically reduced admin, releasing more time for patient care. 

By Tammy Lovell 05:27 am July 17, 2019
Also: French academic hospital CHRU de Nancy announces 10-year enterprise informatics agreement with Royal Philips, former NHS England director Sir Bruce Keogh joins messaging app firm and others. 

Coroners have linked 11 patient deaths with safety concerns about NHS Pathways.

By Tammy Lovell 04:43 am July 17, 2019
Coroners have called for action to prevent further fatalities linked to the NHS Pathways system following 11 patient deaths.
By Rebecca McBeth 02:53 am July 17, 2019
Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is piloting the Resident Guide app for onboarding junior doctors.
SPH Analytics, SA Ignite to merge, boosting their pop health, MIPS offerings
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm July 16, 2019
Population health management vendor SPH Analytics is merging with SA Ignite, which develops tools to help providers optimize their performance scores for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.
Telemedicine consultation.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:02 pm July 16, 2019
Physicians of almost all age groups show an interest in pursuing telemedicine jobs or service lines.
For value-based care, a Texas health system puts cost and risk data at the point of care

An example of some of the data the Texas health system now provides caregivers at the point of care.

By Bill Siwicki 12:57 pm July 16, 2019
With the cost data technology integrated with its Epic EHR, Houston Methodist Sugar Land has reported approximately $717,000 in attributable cost savings with an average incremental cost reduction of $105 per admission.

The HIMSS Analytics team on site at the hospital.

By Leontina Postelnicu 12:26 pm July 16, 2019
The eight-stage international model allows healthcare providers to measure their technology deployments against those of their peers.
By Mike Miliard 11:42 am July 16, 2019
Commonwealth Corporation, a workforce development agency that works to boost the skills of Massachusetts young adults with investments and partnerships, has released new funding to create new pilots to expand training for entry-level healthcare workers.
Doctor using smartphone.
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By 03:40 pm July 15, 2019
A survey Vocera® conducted at HIMSS19 with HIMSS Analytics, whose market research offering is now a part of Definitive Healthcare, points to the prevalence of cognitive overload. A vast majority of clinical and IT leaders have recognized signs including clinicians appearing stressed or overwhelmed. More than half of survey respondents said...

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