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blockchain jobs
By Jeff Lagasse 01:30 pm November 02, 2018
There are a lot more blockchain jobs today than there were at this time last year and plenty of those are coming to healthcare, according to Glassdoor.
AI triage chatbots
By Laura Lovett 12:10 pm November 02, 2018
Savvy hospitals like Boston Children’s and NHS facilities are working with chatbot startups to create new ways to interface with patients seeking care.
Virtual reality goggles and medical images.
By Mélisande Rouger 11:51 am November 02, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly permeating medical imaging, but its integration into clinical practice will depend on the capacity of AI technology to facilitate workflow. How far has radiology advanced on this path? Insights asked a leading expert to find out.
NYC H+H Epic EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:16 pm November 01, 2018
The multi-year project involved the abrupt departure of a CMIO, at least one delay and new IT leadership.
Portable telemedicine tech keeps kids in school, and quadruples locations

(Credit: Tyto Care)

By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm November 01, 2018
The Center for Rural Health Innovation switched from telehealth carts to portable tech and now treats 26 schools compared with six prior. The implementation offers lessons for rural hospitals and clinics.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 01:00 pm November 01, 2018
NHS Scotland has signed a new agreement with Microsoft to deploy Office 365 and migrate all systems to Windows 10 E5 during the next three years in an effort to boost cyber resilience and mitigate any potential threats.
artificial intelligence
By Mike Miliard 11:07 am November 01, 2018
The government should build on existing artificial intelligence R&D plans, instead of starting over from scratch, the health informatics group said.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:55 am November 01, 2018
NHS Digital will cut around 500 jobs in a major restructure expected to "change the skills and capability of its workforce", Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said.
AI machine learning
By Tom Sullivan 09:15 am November 01, 2018
AI is already having a big impact, but strategic planning is not keeping pace and healthcare organizations need to be proactive about developing tools now.

Cambridge University Hospitals nurse using a handheld device integrated within the Epic EPR to administer medication; Source: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 08:10 am November 01, 2018
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has become the first NHS trust and the first Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) to be revalidated against the new Stage 6 HIMSS Analytics international Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) standards that came into force at the beginning of the year.

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