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By Tom Sullivan 12:52 pm November 14, 2018
New research from HIMSS Analytics finds widespread interest in patient-generated data and interoperability, along with a need for tech talent and bigger cybersecurity budgets.

Dr. Michael Abramoff, founder and CEO of IDx Technologies (Photo: FTC)

By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm November 14, 2018
At a two-day event to learn about the ethics and consumer implications of artificial intelligence, an ONC official and tech developer offered the healthcare perspective.

Photo: Bay of Islands Hospital clinical team members and Broadway Health Kaikohe GP Justine Woodcock (left) liaising with intensive care specialists and a paediatrician at Whangarei Hospital via Zoom. Credit: eHealthNews.nz

By Dean Koh 10:24 pm November 13, 2018
The four Northern Region district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand have started rolling out a cloud-based telehealth service. Northland, Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs have developed the new service in close collaboration with their clinical teams.
By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm November 13, 2018
A new study, which just enrolled the first of some 1,200 patients, will examine how artificial intelligence could help certified medical assistants do echocardiograms.

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By Healthcare IT News 11:14 am November 13, 2018
The three-day program at Harvard Medical School aims to educate healthcare leaders about best practices for using data analytics to drive business objectives.
HIMSS Healthcare IT News
By Tom Sullivan 09:49 am November 13, 2018
A look at how both Healthcare IT News and sister site MobiHealthNews are now serving an international audience and what that means.
HIMSS AsiaPac 18
By Dean Koh 03:02 am November 13, 2018
Military health leaders from Australia, Singapore & the UK came together at the inaugural International Military Health IT plenary at HIMSS AsiaPac 18 in Brisbane to discuss the key challenges in their respective military health systems.
Moving from text-only to AI, interactive multimedia radiology reports
By Bill Siwicki 01:41 pm November 12, 2018
The University of Virginia Health System wanted to create interactive multimedia reports, believing that radiologists could communicate better through the use of enriched and interactive content.
Amazon headquaters

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By Laura Lovett 11:47 am November 12, 2018
Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.
By Mike Miliard 09:44 am November 12, 2018
The company will be combined with Veritas-owned Virence Health, but will continue operating under the athenahealth name and keep its Watertown, Massachusetts, headquarters. Virence CEO Bob Segert will lead it.

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