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Follow the money: Where Gartner, IDC and HIMSS Analytics say hospitals will invest the most in 2018

IT spending is on the rise. Everyone working in healthcare leadership positions, information and technology, or even remotely paying attention to the sector already knows that. And for executives trying to balance a budget to stay competitive amid a ...

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CIO reflections from HIMSS18: What to do with all that EHR data

HIMSS18 attendees discuss EHRs on the showroom floor at HIMSS18. The HIMSS18 Global Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada was once again a delight to attend and exchange thought leadership among fellow colleagues. It seemed that thousands of ...

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30% of physician practices to replace their EHR within 3 years, Black Book says

Physician practices are looking to improve their electronic health records and many are shopping around for more advanced tools, according a new report from Black Book Research – which sees 30 percent of practices with a dozen or more docs expe...

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Munising Memorial Hospital to implement Cerner EHR

Credit: Munising Memorial Hospital Munising Memorial Hospital, an 11-bed, critical access hospital in Munising, Michigan, announced Monday that it plans to implement Cerner EHR and related cloud services.  MMH joins the increasing numbe...

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Symantec, Fortinet announce new security tools with analytics, automation for cyber response

Hospitals and health systems have a couple new options for their cybersecurity armamentarium, with new technologies unveiled this week by Symantec and Fortinet. Symantec unveiled the Targeted Attack Analytic tech – the same one used by its own ...

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Boston Scientific buys women's health specialist nVision for $275 million

Boston Scientific has acquired San Bruno, California-based nVision Medical, a privately-held corporation focused on women's health.  nVision developed the first and only medical device cleared by the FDA to collect cells from the fallopian t...

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Telemedicine robot enables physician consultations in multiple locations

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics.  Miramont Family Medicine, a group practice in Fort Collins, Colorado, has four offices with staff and patients in each location. For physicians, fi...

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New EHR go-lives, RFIs and other interesting moves so far in April

If the first half is any indication, April is shaping up to be an active month EHR-wise -- and that holds as true among smaller and community hospitals as it does for massive federal government agencies.  When Rankin County Hospital District ann...

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How NYU Langone tweaked its Epic EHR for value-based care, saving millions

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps Health information technology can do a lot to improve care processes, drive better patient outcomes and bolster the bottom line. But sometimes – with the right adj...

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Telemedicine robot allows physicians to bend space and time

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics.  Miramont Family Medicine, a group practice in Fort Collins, Colorado, has four offices with staff and patients in each location. For physicians, fi...

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Separating the hype from reality in healthcare AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology are sweeping most tech sectors and industries, and healthcare is no exception. In fact, at HIMSS18, no technology was hotter than AI. "Artificial intelligence has been a...

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Checklist: 10 steps to future-proof enterprise imaging

While no one can say with certainty all the ways enterprise imaging may evolve in the years to come, healthcare provider organization and enterprise imaging vendor executives in the know have strongly-held beliefs about some of the ways the technolog...

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