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Rahul Sharma HSBlox SDOH

Rahul Sharma, CEO of HSBlox. (Credit: HSBlox)

By Bill Siwicki 11:15 am April 05, 2021
Rahul Sharma, CEO of HSBlox, a social determinants of health-platform company, walks through the obstacles to healthcare fully leveraging SDOH and potential solutions.

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By Mike Miliard 02:30 pm April 02, 2021
The aim is to extend the FHIR's capability beyond clinical care and into translational research, improving patient outcomes and driving delivery efficiencies by combining research and EHR data.
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By Kat Jercich 01:50 pm April 02, 2021
The technology is aimed at creating a complete picture of patient health by using clinical, social and population data.  
Dr. Nishit S. Patel Tampa General Hospital

Dr. Nishit S. Patel, chief medical informatics officer at Tampa General Hospital (Credit: Tampa General Hospital)

By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm April 02, 2021
Dr. Nishit S. Patel, chief medical informatics officer at the hospital, discusses improving communication between hospital physicians and docs at other healthcare facilities in the community.
Intermountain Medical Center Murray Utah analytics

Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah (Credit: Intermountain Healthcare)

By Bill Siwicki 11:52 am April 02, 2021
At providers working closely with Castell, the cost of care for patients has decreased in a meaningful way, its chief analytics officer says.
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By Kat Jercich 10:49 am April 02, 2021
The state enacted a law in January requiring physicians – rather than healthcare clinic staff – to be present when a patient takes abortion-inducing medication.
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By Jeff Lagasse 05:29 pm April 01, 2021
The use of telehealth for behavioral health services increased more so than for any other type of healthcare during the pandemic.
Cerner campus in Kansas City

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By Mike Miliard 04:41 pm April 01, 2021
With the new addition, combining Kantar's research and consulting expertise with its own technology and real-world data, Cerner aims to further build out its Learning Health Network consortium.
Crowd of commuters wearing masks

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By HIMSS Media 02:37 pm April 01, 2021
Telehealth, mental health and racial inequality issues have put a spotlight on how to address the needs of underserved populations.
A person getting vaccinated

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By Kat Jercich 01:08 pm April 01, 2021
Experts caution that the speed and scope of mobile COVID-19 vaccination efforts in ad hoc settings could present cybercriminals with new opportunities for data theft.