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Texas Health saves $412,000 with real-time location system

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 02:29 pm February 18, 2019
Medical equipment now can be easily located and maintained. And rental and repair costs are way down thanks to the RTLS.
By Nathan Eddy 01:38 pm February 18, 2019
Payer, health system sign on of the group driving collaboration between providers, health insurers and patients.
By Nathan Eddy 12:56 pm February 18, 2019
A report says the social network’s handling of personal health information put its users health at risk. 
Digital transformation
By Sam Shah 03:42 am February 18, 2019
Many organisations embarking on the journey of transformation in healthcare do so from the perspective of the technology and all too often focus on transferring current ways of working, says Sam Shah, director of digital development at NHS England.
By Mike Miliard 12:03 am February 18, 2019
Hospitals that reach the pinnacle of the HIMSS Analytics' EMR Adoption Model have more satisfied docs, more widespread personalization of EHRs and better teamwork between clinicians, according to a new survey with HIMSS Analytics.
By Dean Koh 10:15 pm February 17, 2019
Last week, BC Platforms, an MIT Whitehead project spinoff which specialises in powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions, announced that it will be providing its genomics platform to Bumrungrad International Hospital, a private multiple-specialty medical centre founded 1980

Screengrab of the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)'s official website.

By Dean Koh 09:18 am February 16, 2019
Due to an error in the software administered by NCS Pte Ltd., about 7,700 individuals received inaccurate healthcare and intermediate and long term subsidies, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Feb. 16, 2019.
IoT, patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm February 15, 2019
VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced an epidemiology system that uses genomics and deep learning.
Analytics for mammography, pop health among new tech showcased at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm February 15, 2019
Hologic has launched a new tool that manages mammography devices, while SPH Analytics has partnered with Medecision with the aim of improved quality of care and lower costs.
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am February 15, 2019
At HIMSS19, DeVore mapped out the five problems that must be addressed to transform the industry.

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