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Joint task force to simplify merging personal health data into EHRs, drafts FHIR spec
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am October 15, 2019
PCHAlliance and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise seek to enhance continuity of care by working on mobile health apps and personal health monitoring devices.
By Max Sullivan 09:58 am October 15, 2019
Claus Torp Jensen, who comes to Memorial Sloan Kettering after holding positions at CVS Health/Aetna and IBM, will also serve as head of technology for the hospital.
By Dean Koh 06:22 am October 15, 2019
Traditionally, value in healthcare has been viewed from the perspectives of hospitals and healthcare providers, but this has shifted to the patient-consumer. 
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
For one clinic, referral authorization tech cuts process from 5 minutes to 25 seconds

Pembroke Pines, Florida-based Primary Care Offices.

By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm October 14, 2019
Automation changed the payer administrative tasks landscape at Primary Care Offices. For example, the clinic has gone from one referral coordinator per physician to one per three.
By Nathan Eddy 12:06 pm October 14, 2019
As part of its work at the Center for Intelligent Imaging, or ci2, Nvidia will help the academic medical center "improve the value of medical imaging for the individual patient."
By Max Sullivan 11:43 am October 14, 2019
Younger consumers are especially are willing to switch providers over a bad billing experience.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:36 am October 14, 2019
Smoking cessation efforts could ultimately be a strong investment that allows the hospital to retain more reimbursement dollars.
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:00 am October 14, 2019
Shaw will leave the organisation at Christmas to pursue a consulting career.
AWS says Amazon Textract is now HIPAA-eligible
By Mike Miliard 04:01 pm October 11, 2019
The machine learning tool, which helps to extract data from scanned documents, joins six other AI tools that are HIPAA-eligible: Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition.

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