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NHS unveils new developer programs to spark innovation for patients

The National Health Service in England announced two new innovator programs to accelerate the use of digital health tools that benefit patients and remove barriers slowing adoption of innovation in the NHS. Part of a wider effort led by NHS England a...

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3 key aspects of a killer app for healthcare

When former Google Chairman Eric Schmidt pitched the idea at HIMSS18 that voice recognition is the killer app for healthcare, the longtime tech exec, and many others who have made similar predictions, was perhaps only partially right. While it’...

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Consumer-oriented access to healthcare is a patient expectation

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Interoperability needs an architecture in addition to APIs, HIMSS CTIO Steve Wretling says

Interoperability: There’s a lot happening right now. FHIR, as in Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources. Open APIs. Blue Button 2.0. Carequality and CommonWell reaching a milestone this summer in terms of exchanging Continuity of Care Docum...

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Focus on Innovation: 3 key aspects of a killer app for healthcare

When former Google Chairman Eric Schmidt pitched the idea at HIMSS18 that voice recognition is the killer app for healthcare, the longtime tech exec, and many others who have made similar predictions, was perhaps only partially right. While it’...

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Healthcare tech should be an asset, not a burden for doctors

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Amazon Web Services now hosting Change Healthcare’s blockchain tech in the cloud

Change Healthcare on Tuesday said that its blockchain-enabled Intelligent Healthcare Network will be available on Amazon Web Services. Change’s network enables blockchain technologies for more secure and efficient financial transactions through...

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Addiction recovery app integrates social network with certified coaches for 24/7 support

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CareCloud taps Google Cloud’s Healthcare API to boost interoperability, patient experience

CareCloud and Google on Tuesday announced that CareCloud is joining the Google Cloud Technology Partner Program. CareCloud said it will use Google’s Healthcare API to extend its interoperability, patient experience, and practice management serv...

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Elliott Management puts brakes on athenahealth acquisition, causing shares to tumble

The ongoing saga of athenahealth and Elliott Management continues. Shares of the cloud-based health IT company fell sharply Tuesday morning on news that the hedge fund – which has recently been seen as the most likely candidate to acquire the c...

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VA will open bidding for VistA EHR support, maintenance

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs modified its request for information on Monday, with plans to open bidding for a vendor to maintain and support its legacy VistA EHR architecture and imaging operations for the next five years. According to the...

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NHS hospital kicks off Axe the Fax initiative

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is pledging to remove nearly all of its fax machines by 2019 amid increasing criticism over the NHS’s heavy reliance on outdated technology. Legacy fax machines and the privacy, security and patient safety iss...

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