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Digital Bridge collaboration with Cerner, Epic, CDC and others hope to connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing. Digital Bridge, a collaboration among healthcare, public health and health in...

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Vision for value-based care must include clinical decision support integrated into EHR

Kurt Hegmann, MD, from the University of Utah and a Kaiser partner, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. Healthcare recognizes the role that evidence-based medicine plays in improving outcomes and lowering costs. The use of clinical ...

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A look at the Digital Bridge Cerner, Epic, CDC and others forged to connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing. Digital Bridge, a collaboration among healthcare, public health and health in...

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A look at the Digital Bridge collaboration Cerner, Epic, CDC and others hope connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing. Digital Bridge, a collaboration among healthcare, public health and health in...

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Cybersecurity incident response: Plan now to avoid finger-pointing later

Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. As the number of cyberattacks continually swells within the healthcare industry, the inadequacy of understanding and response to this growing threat is becomin...

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Imaging for Women reduces wait times with tablet-based registration

Credit: Imaging for Women The vast majority of physician offices and clinics still process registration paperwork manually. But more and more healthcare organizations have transitioned to a digital intake. Automation of the registration process c...

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EHR interoperability, connectivity a big challenge around globe new study finds

Ninety percent of healthcare professionals participating in a new survey confessed to being confused about what makes a highly interoperable EHR. Black Book Research, in fact, surveyed 11,838 doctors, healthcare administrators, technology managers an...

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Google AI now can predict cardiovascular problems from retinal scans

Google AI has made a breakthrough: successfully predicting cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes simply from images of the retina, with no blood draws or other tests necessary. This is a big step forward scientifically, Google AI ...

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NIST looks to demystify blockchain, assesses its potential for healthcare

According to Gartner's famous Hype Cycle, blockchain technology has already begun its precipitous slide into the trough of disillusionment, with five to 10 years still to go until it finds a steady perch on the plateau of productivity. But that&#...

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Colorado proposes requiring data breaches to be reported in 30 days

The Colorado legislature is considering a bill to drastically improve the state’s privacy and data security law, including giving organizations just 30 days to report a breach. Introduced in January, the amended bill passed unanimously in the H...

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Blockchain: What it is and how to build a business case

As much hype as there is around blockchain and Bitcoin, as an architecture for distributed but trustworthy record-keeping blockchain could turn out to be underhyped in the long run. That is why major financial institutions are investigating applicati...

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Penn Medicine CISO: 3 Strategies every security team should have

The information security industry had no shortage of moments that kept us all on our toes in 2017. Among the top headlines, we saw new variations of ransomware, such as WannaCry using cryptoworms to infect an estimated 300,000-plus computer systems i...

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