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Key to digital innovation: Giving executives a view into the clinical perspective

Geeta Nayyar, MD, the chief healthcare innovation officer for Femwell Group Health and TopLine MD TV host. Health technology is growing at an increasingly rapid pace, but that’s not the industry’s greatest challenge. Rather, the bigge...

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HIMSS18 Connected Health Experience to feature AI, voice assistants, and more

Attendees from HIMSS17 in the Connected Health pavilion. This year non-sponsor expert presentations will include Blue Button API presentation from the HHS Innovation Center. The Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Digital Health Pavil...

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AI mines EHR data to predict diabetic patients at risk for kidney damage, study finds

Artificial intelligence start-up Medial EarlySign in a new study has shown how the combination of AI and EHR data can facilitate early detection and treatment of kidney problems and can help slow down – or even prevent – progression to en...

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Texas Hospital Association to work with Clearwater Compliance to manage hospital cybersecurity

Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, is among the members of the Texas Hospital Association. The Texas Hospital Association, which represents more than 85 percent of the state's acute-care hospitals and healthcare systems, is partneri...

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Mercy Health pharmacist: Integrate EHR data into alerting system to reduce fatigue

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts. Charlie Hart, a pharmacy informaticist at Mercy Health, a four-hospital health system in northern Illinois and southern Wiscon...

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University of Virginia utilizes data visualization, agile framework to improve patient experience

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Credit: Google Maps Patient experience matters, and leading health systems are delving into their own data to determine how to improve it.  The University of Virginia Medical Cen...

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HIMSS18 puts women front-and-center as conference keynotes, speakers

This year’s CES Conference, one of the biggest technology conferences in the country, and the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference had one major flaw in common: A lack of women in leading speaking roles. Not one CES keynoter was a woman, while 94 per...

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While CES, JPMorgan lacked female keynoters, HIMSS18 puts women front-and-center

This year’s CES Conference, one of the biggest technology conferences in the country, and the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference had one major flaw in common: A lack of females in leading speaking roles. Not one CES keynoter was a woman, while 94 p...

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While CES, JP Morgan lacked female keynoters, HIMSS18 puts women front-and-center

This year’s CES Conference, one of the biggest technology conferences in the country, and the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference had one major flaw in common: A lack of females in leading speaking roles. Not one CES keynoter was a woman, while 9...

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Reshaping access to data is required for patients to be truly engaged

The increase in patient engagement efforts in recent years has caused some basic rethinking of long-held assumptions about how to foster wellness. Technology is a big must-have, of course. But what about the ownership of data? Hugo Campos never thoug...

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The official HIMSS18 hashtag guide

Similar to its vibrant membership community, HIMSS also nurtures over twenty year-round, topically-driven social media communities – all of which are represented in this hashtag guide. These communities share ideas and resources, host Twitter c...

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CHIME launches Opioid Task Force to channel its CIO member resources and encourage broader participation

The opioid epidemic is taking 115 lives each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, impacting thousands of families from all corners of the United States. Ed Kopetsky, chief information officer at Palo Alto, California-base...

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