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The MITRE Corporation's Kristina Sheridan.
By Laura Lovett 04:57 pm November 02, 2018
Both the clinician and the patient hold an important piece to the care puzzle, according to Kristina Sheridan, head of the enterprise strategy and transformation department at the nonprofit MITRE Corporation. 
MIT's Cynthia Breazeal.

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By Laura Lovett 04:43 pm November 02, 2018
MIT's Cynthia Breazeal is developing "social robots" that could help care for patient's emotional wellbeing.
Congressional Consumer Data Protection Legislation
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm November 02, 2018
Introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden, the Consumer Data Protection Act overhauls internet privacy protections and gives FTC the authority to create standards and penalize law-breakers.
Telemedicine reduces hospitalizations from 154 per six months to 85
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 02, 2018
Central Island Healthcare now is able to regularly treat common ailments among residents such as hypertension, fever, chest pain and COPD in place, rather than sending patients to an emergency room.
blockchain jobs
By Jeff Lagasse 01:30 pm November 02, 2018
There are a lot more blockchain jobs today than there were at this time last year and plenty of those are coming to healthcare, according to Glassdoor.
AI triage chatbots
By Laura Lovett 12:10 pm November 02, 2018
Savvy hospitals like Boston Children’s and NHS facilities are working with chatbot startups to create new ways to interface with patients seeking care.
Virtual reality goggles and medical images.
By Mélisande Rouger 11:51 am November 02, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly permeating medical imaging, but its integration into clinical practice will depend on the capacity of AI technology to facilitate workflow. How far has radiology advanced on this path? Insights asked a leading expert to find out.
NYC H+H Epic EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:16 pm November 01, 2018
The multi-year project involved the abrupt departure of a CMIO, at least one delay and new IT leadership.
Portable telemedicine tech keeps kids in school, and quadruples locations

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By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm November 01, 2018
The Center for Rural Health Innovation switched from telehealth carts to portable tech and now treats 26 schools compared with six prior. The implementation offers lessons for rural hospitals and clinics.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 01:00 pm November 01, 2018
NHS Scotland has signed a new agreement with Microsoft to deploy Office 365 and migrate all systems to Windows 10 E5 during the next three years in an effort to boost cyber resilience and mitigate any potential threats.

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