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doctor scans bottle with handheld scanner to monitor prescriptions
By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm August 02, 2018
Cloud-based platform for prescription drug monitoring programs employs machine learning to track opioid prescriptions.
By Jessica Davis 01:37 pm August 02, 2018
Orlando Orthopaedic’s transcriptionist vendor misconfigured access to a database during a software upgrade. The health center waited nearly six months to report.
athenahealth EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am August 02, 2018
The hedge fund expert says activist investor Elliott Management doesn’t want to buy athenahealth but hopes its takeover bid comes to another end.
AI code for digital base for hospitals
By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm August 01, 2018
Artificial intelligence depends on several different fundamental technologies, and a robust and modernized infrastructure – cloud, mobile and web – to build upon is a must-have first step.
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By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm August 01, 2018
A proof of concept on one IT vendor's approach matched 87 percent of duplicate records.
Case Western Reserve develops app and sensors to help smokers quit
By Bernie Monegain 12:35 pm August 01, 2018
Technologies track arm and body motion to detect when to deliver video reminders about the benefits of quitting tobacco.
cloud computing in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:22 am August 01, 2018
Don’t leave it up to tech vendors to drive the next phase of integrated data that gets channeled between doctors, payers, providers and patients.
facial recognition technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am August 01, 2018
Lawmakers take issue with the tech's potential impact on surveillance, privacy and civil liberties.
Athenahealth revenue is up

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By Mike Miliard 04:31 pm July 31, 2018
In the first earnings call since founding CEO Jonathan Bush stepped down from the company, officials said cost-cutting moves are fueling growth.
HIE evolving with API-based infrastructure

John Hopkins Medicine is among the providers in the HIE provider network. Credit: Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm July 31, 2018
Adopting application programming interfaces enables health information exchanges such as CRISP to more effectively deliver data to hospital and payer members.

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