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By Kat Jercich 10:59 am November 23, 2020
A recently published JAMIA paper argues that design, implementation and policy considerations must be taken into account when developing virtual care technology.
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By Bill Siwicki 10:00 am November 23, 2020
In this sixth story in our burnout series, five physicians who have been overseeing telemedicine programs during this unprecedented surge discuss stress and ways to survive it.
World Health Organization, CPHIMS, CAHIMS
By Sara Mageit 06:31 am November 23, 2020
The Academy will improve speed and effectiveness with which WHO guidelines health workers and other professionals in the field.
By Sara Mageit 02:20 am November 22, 2020
An interview with Dr Talac Mahmud, general practitioner at Healthy in Your Own Skin, who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East.
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By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm November 20, 2020
A new report predicted that cloud-based systems will see the fastest growth over the next five years, with the need to manage chronic conditions fueling the growth.
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By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm November 20, 2020
The latter company’s portfolio includes interfaces to improve communication and integration among different IT systems, migration tools and more.
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By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm November 20, 2020
Two groups applied the Framework for Cross-Organizational Patient Identity Management, first developed with Intermountain in 2016, to payers – and found a high matching accuracy rate across 36 different organizations.
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By Kat Jercich 09:42 am November 20, 2020
An Intel survey of healthcare decision-makers suggests great excitement for more widespread artificial intelligence and machine learning adoption, but also some skepticism.
Lucira COVID test
By Dave Muoio 05:24 pm November 19, 2020
Lucira's molecular testing kit allows individuals to collect their own nasal sample and insert it into a device that provides results in under 30 minutes. The company is aiming to sell the single-use tests for roughly $50.