Päivi Sillanaukee, permanent secretary of the ministry of social affairs and health in Finland

By Leontina Postelnicu 06:59 am June 11, 2019
Päivi Sillanaukee put emphasis on the need for international co-operation at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:48 pm June 10, 2019
Although hiring in healthcare has slowed, the trend has been positive overall, with the industry adding about 391,000 jobs over the past 12 months.
Artificial intelligence shows promise in detecting lung cancer
By Benjamin Harris 01:51 pm June 10, 2019
Northwestern University and Google have partnered to use AI technology to spot cancer earlier.
Business Meeting
By HIMSS Media 01:25 pm June 10, 2019
With HIMSS Insights eBook issue 7.5, we look at the digital transformation in healthcare from different angles: healthcare providers, health insurers, pharma/pharmacy, and healthcare systems. Download your copy of the eBook for free today to access the most insightful content and news.
Verato, AdVault partner on cloud-based patient matching platform
By Nathan Eddy 12:52 pm June 10, 2019
The partnership aims to expand secure identity matching so care teams have seamless access to medical records.
CFOs plan more active role in healthcare digital transformation
By Nathan Eddy 12:28 pm June 10, 2019
That’s according to a new Black Book survey of nearly 1,600 hospital and health system CFOs and other executives, which also indicated healthcare finance technologies will be tied to optimized financial processes.
CISOs report cyberattacks on the rise in healthcare
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm June 10, 2019
According to a new study by Carbon Black, two thirds of surveyed healthcare organizations said cyberattacks have become more sophisticated over the past year.
By Piers Ford 07:24 am June 10, 2019
A centralised digital pathology system implemented by the Northern Cancer Alliance is set to speed up cancer diagnosis for patients at nine hospitals by giving clinicians a single view of records and slides, regardless of location.
WEDI comments on CMS and ONC proposed rules for provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act
By Bill Siwicki 02:45 pm June 07, 2019
WEDI commends the work undertaken to advance interoperability but feels the proposed timeline is insufficient for provider adoption and implementation and EHR vendor development.
Patient follow-up rate at mental health network soars with care coordination tech

One of the clinics in the Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm June 07, 2019
For Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, higher follow-up rates mean fewer patients retiring to the hospital after discharge, meaning a reduction in avoidable emergency department admissions and readmission, ultimately saving the hospital money and other clinical staff resources as well.

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