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By Nathan Eddy 10:23 am April 02, 2019
Companies say aligning their platforms will help eliminate duplicate records, establish more accurate care histories and improve patient safety.
By Nathan Eddy 09:16 am April 02, 2019
Despite the opportunities and the fact that many problems have already been solved, pharma and life sciences are lagging other industry in cloud adoption.

Credit: Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 09:04 am April 02, 2019
A YouGov poll from 2018 in the North East and North Cumbria region indicated that 94 percent of people surveyed would allow their medical records to be shared within the NHS.
Cerner EHR alert helps Missouri provider reduce blood transfusion rate, save $1 million
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm April 01, 2019
Blood is a precious commodity nationwide, and often wasted. At University of Missouri Health Care, the mean red blood cell transfusion rate is now 22.4 percent below the original baseline rate. The medical director of transfusion services explains how that was accomplished.
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm April 01, 2019
A new KLAS and Arch Collaborative report finds that RNs generally like their electronic health records more than physicians, perhaps offering hints at improved usability.
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am April 01, 2019
The EHR vendor continues its tradition of April 1 gags.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.

Credit: Sectra

By Piers Ford 05:20 am April 01, 2019
With some French hospitals now pondering a move to their next generation of PACS, vendors are stepping up their market ambitions.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, speaks at the Kick-off Ceremony of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme on March 29, 2019. Credit: VHIS

By Dean Koh 04:38 am April 01, 2019
The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) officially launched on April 1, 2019, in Hong Kong. Consumers may now choose to purchase Certified Plans as offered by the participating insurance companies. 

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his opening address at the official opening of the Sengkang Health Campus on March 23, 2019. Credit: Ministry of Health Singapore.

By Dean Koh 10:37 pm March 31, 2019
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently announced the appointment of a Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data security practices across the entire public service.

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