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doctors discussing risk science at computer screen
By John Supra and Shrujan Amin 10:53 am August 06, 2018
Risk science is an emerging requirement for value-based care and population health programs.
Human shakes hands with robot symbolizing big data.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:41 am August 06, 2018
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data scandal, researchers call for a clear social contract that involves citizens in decision making processes, ethical rigor and clear sanctions to avoid breaches.
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm August 03, 2018
Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.
CMS booth at HIMSS18
By Susan Morse 03:00 pm August 03, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said listened to public feedback and is working to remove obstacles in the way of quality care.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 03, 2018
The health system is ahead of the curve in routinely working genetics into primary care, and patient-shared genomic data has found a home in its EHR for physicians to reference.
By Bernie Monegain 10:07 am August 03, 2018
Interest in AI is on the rise among radiology units, and a new study says the tech could transform imaging accuracy, productivity and increasing patient volumes.
ransomware lock screen for users
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am August 03, 2018
What experts are saying hospitals can do now to avoid falling prey to the ransomware as hackers show no signs of stopping.
CommonWell Health Alliance presentation slide at HIMSS18

CommonWell Health Alliance presentation at HIMSS18. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 03:39 pm August 02, 2018
CommonWell Executive Director Jitin Asnaani says they are on track to make this generally available this summer.
exterior view of Medical Offices of Manhattan, New York

Medical Offices of Manhattan

By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 02, 2018
Offices using the technology from his company, LabFinder.com, report receiving 64 percent fewer phone tag calls, and say office staff feel less overwhelmed.
doctors meeting and sharing data in a hospital
By Mike Miliard 02:10 pm August 02, 2018
The informatics group says a nationwide commitment to an improved digital infrastructure and data literacy across the workforce will lead to better health.

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