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At one OB/GYN practice, a patient portal drives engagement, reduces collection time

Austin Area Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fertility OB/GYN had a major problem with turnaround time for phone calls, as the practice had more phone calls coming in than resources available to return the calls in a reasonable amount of time. THE PROBLEM ...

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Kaiser Permanente to open medical school in 2020 with focuses on data, virtual reality

Kaiser Permanente announced that it will open a School of Medicine in the summer of 2020, with a strong concentration on using 21st century technology to prepare physicians for healthcare in the digital age. WHY IT MATTERS Physician burnout is rampan...

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AHA kicks off innovation challenge to put social determinants of health to work

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has launched its second annual innovation challenge to find sustainable scalable IT solutions for eliminating the social determinants that bring a community’s health down. WHY IT MATTERS The challenge, as def...

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Georgia Tech develops MyPath app to help cancer patients with artificial intelligence

MyPath surveys patients to inform caregivers about changing symptoms and needs. Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech.  Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into many areas of healthcare, now including mobile devices, ...

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Intel gives glimpse inside its Connected Care health plans that saved 17% per month

Intel’s Connected Care health plans are demonstrating the company’s “pay-for-performance” structure is delivering improved results in states where it has its largest employee bases: New Mexico, Oregon, Arizona and California. Intel, which emp...

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HIMSS' Denise Hines shares ways women can empower themselves

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Patient engagement's role in getting from fee-for-service to value-based care

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What’s new with HIMSS members and chapters around the globe

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Texas Health saves $412,000 with real-time location system

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital. Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital was renting and purchasing equipment frequently. THE PROBLEM Equipment expenses continued to increase. Nurses at the bedside were constantly calling and needing ...

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Cigna, Sentara Healthcare join IBM blockchain initiative

The group of providers building a health utility network using blockchain has just grown by two members, with not-for-profit system Sentra Healthcare and Cigna joining the IBM-backed network. WHY IT MATTERS Blockchain is hailed as an ideal digital re...

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Facebook charged with misleading users on health data visibility

Facebook has been accused of misleading users in its Group platform about who can see their private information, and argues Facebook did not disclose how much information could be visible to outsiders — including health information. WHY IT MATTERS ...

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HIMSS Stage 7 makes for happier physicians, says KLAS

Achieving Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model is a tall order. It demands that hospitals have totally transcended the paper chart, are using data warehousing and advanced analytics, are able to share clinical information readily with an...

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