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Senate passes sweeping opioid response bill with eRx, EHR, PDMP provisions

With a rare near-unanimous vote, the United States Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Monday evening. It's a massive bill comprising a wide array of proposals drawn from five Senate committees, and has many implications for t...

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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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Innovation foundation: Smart data governance is a team sport

Data governance is one of the foundational must-dos for any health system looking to innovate its strategies to drive operational efficiencies, boost quality improvement, optimize population health management or drive precision medicine. All of today...

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How Texas Tech health built an app for alternative payment models

Working in healthcare and technology for over a decade and a half, one thing I’ve noticed is that innovation is slowed and often nixed because we look at how an incremental achievement fits into the current mega-sized health I.T. environment. I...

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VR rehab advancing prosthetic limb technology

.jumbotron{ background-image: url("http://mobihealthnews.com/sites/default/files/u751/Innovation-month-jumbotron-1.jpg"); background-size: cover; color: white; } .jumbotron h2{ color: white; } Focus on Innovation In September, we take a deep d...

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WalMart wants to influence healthcare with diet-changing app

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HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf: Every hospital has to innovate for Silver Tsunami

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA — The worldwide challenge of treating aging populations is driving the healthcare industry toward innovation, according to HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf. Speaking at the Health 2.0 conference here Monday, Wolf said that in the U.S....

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Accenture, Merck partner with Amazon Web Services for new cloud precision medicine platform

Accenture and Merck are working with Amazon Web Services to develop a cloud-based platform for collaborators across the life sciences industry, designed to speed innovation in drug development research. The analytics platform will be built with open ...

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Apple vs. Android: Which does your hospital's innovation strategy resemble?

Apple and Android are famously known for two very different approaches to computing and innovation. Apple has tall castle walls and a moat surrounding its products and innovation strategy – no one can get through. Conversely, Android is open to...

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Poll: Apple vs. Android: What's your innovation strategy?

Apple and Google’s Android are in many ways exact diametrically opposed when it comes to innovation strategies. Apple is steadfast in its control to the point of being proprietary while the Android ecosystem stems from open source roots and enc...

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Microsoft launches 3D audio app for blind people in Australia

A screen snap of the Soundscape app in-use. Credit: Microsoft Soundscape Microsoft and Vision Australia unveiled a new 3D audio app designed to give blind and vision impaired people greater independence to explore the world around them. Dubbed So...

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EHR interoperability for VA and DoD, who’s responsible? Lawmakers, officials can't agree

Carol Harris from the GAO testifies at the House VA Subcommittee on Thursday. Credit: HouseVetAffairs The Interagency Program Office (IPO) has not fulfilled its legal mandate to be the single point of accountability between the Department of...

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