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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.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:13 pm November 19, 2020
Automating risk stratification kept patients out of the ER, giving financial incentive to move to an alternative payment model.
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By Kat Jercich 02:29 pm November 19, 2020
The platform will be made available to the EHR giant's CommunityWorks clients at no cost through the end of 2021.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center building with sign

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am November 19, 2020
The hospital reminds patients of appointments by text and only occasionally voice. Patients who confirmed by text had a 75% show rate compared to 49% for patients who did not confirm.
Person on computer in telehealth consultation
By Kat Jercich 10:51 am November 19, 2020
American Medical Association delegates adopted a policy this week directing the organization to keep working to support telehealth advancements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
An abundance of unstructured patient data remains disconnected from the electronic patient record (EPR), leaving clinicians with an incomplete view. By integrating the right content services platform with the EPR, healthcare organisations can complete the patient picture.
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By 03:52 am November 19, 2020
An abundance of unstructured patient data remains disconnected from the electronic patient record (EPR), leaving clinicians with an incomplete view. By integrating the right content services platform with the EPR, healthcare organisations can complete the patient picture.