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By Kat Jercich 11:47 am February 22, 2021
The Department of Justice described the case as involving one of the "largest healthcare fraud schemes in United States history."
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am February 22, 2021
Think of it like advanced imaging analytics: The data it provides clinicians can be invaluable to successfully treating cancer patients.
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By Mike Miliard 11:13 am February 22, 2021
Capps, a physician who comes to the Georgia health system after nearly two decades at North Carolina's Novant Health, will also serve as chief digital officer.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 22, 2021
Heritage Clinic, a behavioral health provider, gives tablets to help patients connect with their clinicians and with their families. The effort enables measurable improvements in mental health.
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By Tammy Lovell 06:15 am February 22, 2021
Two French hospitals returned to paper systems after being targeted by hackers.
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By Kat Jercich 02:41 pm February 19, 2021
With the benefit of hindsight, policy experts say the magnitude of the current burnout crisis was largely unforeseen when the law enabling the meaningful use program was passed in 2009.

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By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm February 19, 2021
Social determinants of health can make a big difference in health outcomes. A physician expert in NLP highlights how the AI technology can unearth gold in EHRs.
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By Kat Jercich 10:26 am February 19, 2021
The organization acknowledged the racist and exclusionary actions of its commonly recognized founder, Dr. Nathan Davis, and announced that it would be removing his bust from public display.
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By Healthcare IT News 10:00 am February 19, 2021
Good data management is essential to success in a major public health endeavor.
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By Sara Mageit 05:34 am February 19, 2021
Also, Doctorlink comments on recent ORCHA report which reveals healthcare apps are not up to NHS standards.