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Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm December 05, 2019
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.
Health system deploys cost calculator to offer patients price transparency
By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm December 05, 2019
University Health Care System has replaced the manual process of creating price estimates with a digital tool that’s accurate within 5% – and patients’ upfront payments have been steadily increasing.
By Dave Muoio 10:12 am December 05, 2019
Roughly half of the 133 grants announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs.  
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By 04:38 pm December 04, 2019
The good news for healthcare organizations is that with telehealth solutions, it is much easier to bring professionals and patients together to collaborate, as they no longer need to be in the same physical location.
By Nathan Eddy 03:12 pm December 04, 2019
Available on the AWS Marketplace, the new Interoperability Land offers a platform to develop and test different versions of DSTU3, STU3, R4 FHIR, SMART on FHIR and other standards.
7 steps to pass, or better yet avoid, an OCR security audit
By Bill Siwicki 01:57 pm December 04, 2019
Troy Young, chief technology officer at AdvancedMD and a cybersecurity expert, offers IT and infosec professionals some useful advice to help manage the potential of HIPAA audits.
By Mike Miliard 10:30 am December 04, 2019
The longtime CIO and health IT evangelist will leave Boston's Beth Israel Lahey Health to lead digital health strategy at the Rochester, Minnesota, academic medical center.
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By 03:44 am December 04, 2019
The digitisation strategies of NHS exemplars are starting to come of age, providing healthcare institutions with a signposted route to the administrative and clinical benefits of electronic patient record management.
By Dean Koh 02:37 am December 04, 2019
Hear from Japanese and international speakers about the latest developments in digital health at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019 conference.
Cerner expands AWS relationship with new machine learning initiatives
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 03, 2019
At Amazon Web Services re:Invent, CEO Brent Shafer said Cerner aims to migrate its core applications to AWS – and is working with it on AI projects focused on readmissions and clinician burnout.

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