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By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.

Source: Sheba Medical Center

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 11:59 am February 12, 2019
After introducing the Accelerate-Redesign-Collaborate strategy two years ago, Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest hospital, has become a serial producer of digital innovations.  
Bitfury, Longenesis, MDW bring blockchain to radiology marketplace
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am February 12, 2019
The updated infrastructure offers baked-in data anonymization as well as advanced encryption and user permissioning, built on Bitfury’s Exonum private blockchain framework.
Patients want engagement with digital options, personal touch
By Nathan Eddy 11:17 am February 12, 2019
A new survey reveals that consumers still prefer phone interactions but want more communication, including digital means. And a majority are open to giving their doctors real-time access to health information via connected devices and apps.
Change HIMSS booth
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am February 12, 2019
The new Claims Lifecycle Artificial Intelligence works with Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network to improve the revenue cycle, the company says.

WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European region last week; Credit: WHO Regional Office for Europe

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:33 am February 12, 2019
Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab spoke at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region in Copenhagen last week.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.

(Photo: Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
David Vawdrey
By Tom Sullivan 05:18 pm February 11, 2019
It’s not for cost-savings on storage and compute. Instead, NewYork-Presbyterian, Mercy and Humana are harnessing the cloud to improve patient and clinician experience.
Salesforce, others unveil new data management technologies at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:41 pm February 11, 2019
Salesforce is working with social determinants of health, Information Builders is aiming to ensure accurate provider information across multiple data systems and Nyansa is working on Citrix and GE Healthcare data.

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