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How Medical University of South Carolina used ITIL for a telehealth service management framework

The Medical University of South Carolina's tele-ICU has demonstrated significant quality improvements in the state, saving hundreds of lives. The Medical University of South Carolina was charged recently by its leadership and state leaders to...

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New Zealand’s Northland DHB Health Needs Assessment tool goes live

Above: A screengrab of the Northland DHB Health Need Assessment homepage. Northland District Health Board (DHB), which is based in Whangarei and covering the northernmost part of the North Island in New Zealand, has launched a web-based interacti...

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Singapore’s Minister for Health outlines key responses to COI report’s recommendations

Credit: Screengrab from gov.sg Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong delivered a ministerial statement on the Committee of Inquiry (COI) report on the SingHealth cyberattack in the Singapore Parliament on January 15 2019. In the statement, he said tha...

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Boston Children's Hospital teams with Medumo on patient navigation app

Credit: Google Maps Boston Children’s Hospital, the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has announced a new deal with Medumo, a patient navigation platform that helps prevent costly readmissions and improves patient ...

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AARP chief medical officer: Time to rethink aging with tech's help

As more and more baby boomers begin to hit that silver milestone of senior status, the way society looks at aging could also be on the brink of transformation. Technologies are now enabling seniors to stay involved in the community and connect with o...

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PerfectServe acquires secure communications platform Telmediq

PerfectServe, provider of cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration solutions, announced Jan. 16 that it has acquired secure communication platform, Telmediq. The acquisition was funded by K1 Investment Management, a private equity firm fo...

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With rise in robotics comes ethical healthcare issues

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Taking physiotherapy to the next level

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How AdventHealth leverages real-time data to boost outcomes

Quality improvement is no longer just a nice-to-have. It's a critical must-do for any health system that hopes to survive in the era of value-based care. But opinions vary widely on the best way to manage data for better outcomes. Robert Altemose, RN...

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Amazon Web Services: AI, data analytics and cloud are converging to drive down costs and boost care quality

Healthcare companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning, and then the cloud to better ingest, manage and leverage a variety of data – whether it is structured data, unstructured data or streams, to break down silos and enable da...

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AI in healthcare – not so fast? Study outlines challenges, dangers for machine learning

Despite being touted as next-generation cure-alls that will transform healthcare in unfathomable ways, artificial intelligence and machine learning still pose many concerns with regards to safety and responsible implementation. BMJ Quality and Safety...

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Definitive Healthcare acquires HIMSS Analytics data products and services

Definitive Healthcare on Wednesday announced that it has acquired HIMSS Analytics' Logic, Predict and Analyze assets to enhance its market intelligence platform. HIMSS Analytics, a Healthcare IT News sister, will continue its focus on maturity model...

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