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HIMSS19 show floor
By Tom Sullivan 09:37 am February 20, 2019
Info-blocking ruled the day, while APIs, FHIR, artificial intelligence and virtual reality were also prominent themes at this year’s Global Conference.
David Fitzgerald of CVS Health and Bill Fox of MarkLogic
By Susan Morse 12:15 pm February 19, 2019
The pilot program for expanded services and medical equipment is being tested at three locations in Houston.
By Mike Miliard 12:03 am February 18, 2019
Hospitals that reach the pinnacle of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model have more satisfied docs, more widespread personalization of EHRs and better teamwork between clinicians, according to a new survey with HIMSS Analytics.
IoT, patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm February 15, 2019
VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced an epidemiology system that uses genomics and deep learning.
Analytics for mammography, pop health among new tech showcased at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm February 15, 2019
Hologic has launched a new tool that manages mammography devices, while SPH Analytics has partnered with Medecision with the aim of improved quality of care and lower costs.
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am February 15, 2019
At HIMSS19, DeVore mapped out the five problems that must be addressed to transform the industry.
AI, wearables, interoperability new products at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:54 pm February 14, 2019
AMAX unveils two AI-powered healthcare platforms, VitalConnect enhances wearable biosensor data, and PointClickCare connects acute and post-acute care providers.
HIMSS19 Views from the Top

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, Google Cloud’s Aashima Gupta, IBM’s Mark Dudman and Microsoft’s Peter Lee during a panel on Thursday afternoon.

By Tom Sullivan 04:10 pm February 14, 2019
Once the specification gains wider use for data exchange, it will open the doors for more advanced uses of data, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM, Google and Microsoft executives said at HIMSS19. 
Imaging, nurse call, payments, digital workspace new products at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm February 14, 2019
Royal Philips unveils cardiovascular imaging and IT, Critical Alert Systems debuts a nurse call platform, InstaMed expands and secures payments, and Citrix creates digital workspaces for Wellspan Health.

Former Sen. Tom Daschle, National Coordinator Don Rucker, Cerner's Kashif Rathore, Sean Martin of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Jeff Rose of Hearst Health speak during a panel discussion Thursday at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:10 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.