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By Tom Sullivan 11:19 am August 27, 2018
Ongoing data sharing problems demonstrate that industry standards are messy and road bumps should be expected.
Omkar Kulkarni, new innovation chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Omkar Kulkarni, CIO at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, will be speaking at the Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara in September.

By Dave Muoio 11:05 am August 27, 2018
Omkar Kulkarni, innovation chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, says adoption of tech requires commitment, focus.
nurse texting on phone in hospital
By Bill Siwicki 01:28 pm August 24, 2018
It turns out text messages are much better than the phone or e-mail for contacting healthcare workers such as nurses when trying to fill positions.
Genevieve Morris
By Jessica Davis 12:54 pm August 24, 2018
After just one month on the job, the Morris reportedly stepped down as VA leadership “intends to take the EHR modernization effort in a different direction than we were headed."
man wearing smart watch for health data collection

The new study indicates data from continuous monitors of activity and behavior with fitness wearables are relevant to mental health.

By Dave Muoio 10:16 am August 24, 2018
Collecting data outside clinical practice, deploying analytics, improving the patient experience and educating clinicians could help improve mental healthcare.
a screensnap of Do No Harm trailer about doctor burnout

The panel will include a discussion with ‘Do No Harm’ documentary filmmaker Robyn Simon. Credit: Do No Harm film screen snap

By Jonah Comstock 10:09 am August 24, 2018
Experts at the upcoming show will address factors that have a big impact on health and well-being but are often difficult to discuss.
doctor using smartphone
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 23, 2018
An Internet of Things expert from Travelers discusses equipment maintenance software, smart screens and IoT-linked cabinets.
blockchain ledger flow
By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm August 23, 2018
The technology is "getting closer to its breakout moment," says Deloitte, whose new survey finds healthcare organizations seeing "disruption" on the horizon and preparing to spend accordingly.
Ochsner health exterior sign
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm August 23, 2018
Through its innovationOchsner team, the Louisiana system developed EHR-connected tools to treat diabetes and hypertension.
xray of spine on tablet
By Tonya Stewart 11:35 am August 23, 2018
The four-year project will work on technology to enable patients to regain control of limbs and researchers said it could ultimately be applied other cases, notably epilepsy and Parkinson’s.

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