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Intel jumps into 'disruptive' remote care market

Intel's Mission Campus in Santa Clara, California. Photo via Josh Bancroft Intel executives say remote care is “on the edge of going big,” and the tech giant is ready to jump into the market with IntelHAP, a new application softwa...

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Michigan HIE adds alert tools to show social determinants of health

Great Lakes Health Connect offices in Michigan. Photo via Facebook Great Lakes Health Connect, a health information exchange covering much of  Michigan, is upgrading its referral capabilities by incorporating information about social determi...

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Healthcare still struggling to detect insider threats, even years after breaches

September was riddled with another long list of organizations dealing with breaches caused by insiders, and some organizations failed to discover some of these for years, Protenus’ September Breach Barometer found. Insider-wrongdoing impacted n...

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Virtual care: primed to solve healthcare’s cost and quality challenges

Brian Jack, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, discusses how virtual health can support clinicians by providing solutions in the home. As the population ...

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Children's National Health System wins HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award for pediatric concussion care

Children's National Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Campus. Photo via Children's National Washington, D.C.-based Children’s National Health System on Wednesday won a HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award for its pediatric concussion care initiatives...

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Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge in marriage of EHR, revenue cycle tech

Medsphere Systems and Stockell Healthcare Systems will merge, uniting under one banner Medsphere’s subscription-based electronic health record system and Stockell’s suite of revenue cycle management tools. The transaction is expected to o...

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Intermountain partners with 10x Genomics for precision health research

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps Intermountain Precision Genomics will add 10x Genomics’ Chromium Genome Solution to Intermountain’s Translational Science Center. The center already houses several of the...

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Orbita enhances platform for voice assistants, chatbots, AI in health apps

Orbita, a voice and AI health IT technology company, has unveiled a major upgrade to its Orbita Voice platform that enables healthcare provider organizations to create and maintain applications for voice-assistants and conversational AI platforms lik...

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Where health and weather data meet: AccuWeather unveils Zika Risk Index app

AccuWeather announced a new app that shows the risk of being exposed to Zika in geographical locations across the United States. The Mosquito Zika Risk Index, also accessible through AccuWeather’s website, enables users to view what the company...

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Groups partner to better leverage HIEs for population health, quality improvement

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement will work together promote population health goals, quality improvement and cost reduction by tackling "different-yet-related aspects of heal...

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VA proposes CARE Act to address health IT problems

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released a bill, which it presented to both the House and Senate, designed to address healthcare access and improve the veteran experience. The Veterans Coordinated Access and Rewarding Experiences Act would cr...

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Partners, UCB to tailor digital health solutions for epilepsy treatment

Photo via Google Maps Partners Connected Health, part of Partners HealthCare, and global biopharmaceutical company UCB are collaborating to develop digital health solutions designed to improve the lives of people living with epilepsy. The collabo...

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