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Wolters Kluwer Health CEO: Value-based care an opportunity disguised as a challenge

Wolters Kluwer Health CEO Diana Nole It’s undeniable that the healthcare sector has been in a state of transformation. With Congress making numerous attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the Centers for Medicare and Me...

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Edifecs launches machine learning, AI platform for hospitals and payers

Edifecs will be in Booth 1674 at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas. Edifecs unveiled on Wednesday Smart Decisions, a machine learning and artificial intelligence platform and also introduced its Data Science app store. Smart Decisions brings analytics capabil...

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Salary gap data: More women are managers but pay not keeping pace

Not only has the pace of the gender revolution slowed down since it’s explosion in the 1970’s but gender inequality is being upheld even more so now by the gender wage gap. While women today occupy millions of more positions in management...

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Denver medical groups tap Carequality to pull together mental and physical patient data

Denver Hospital in Colorado. Credit: Google Maps Denver Health and the Mental Health Center of Denver announced a collaboration via the Carequality interoperability framework to integrate behavioral and physical health data of patients.  &ld...

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Dell EMC focuses on precision medicine, connected health, security at HIMSS18

Two years ago, Dell and EMC made headlines for completing one of the largest tech mergers in history, the $67 billion acquisition by Dell of EMC’s cloud computing and big data business. Now, at HIMSS18, Dell EMC will be demonstrating how compan...

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Apple reveals AC Wellness medical centers to focus on patient experience and population health

Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple will launch a group of internal health centers alongside a push to improve the health and wellness of its employees. The major consumer tech company quietly published a webpage for the progr...

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Just 4 years after first EHR go-live, rural hospital aims for HIMSS Stage 7

Michelle Flemmings, MD, the hospital's chief medical information officer, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.  Tiny, 11-bed Pagosa Springs Medical Center, based in Archuleta County, Colorado, doesn't have a lot in the way of tech...

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Change unveils cloud service that ties EHRs to case management systems

Change Healthcare announced InterQual AutoReview, a software-as-a-service tool that can be used to automate parts of the medical review process. Change showed an early version of InterQual AutoReview last year at HIMSS17 and will be publicly demonstr...

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Elsevier collaborates with Beijing University of Chinese Medicine for new dimension to CDS

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine has partnered with Elsevier and will work with the clinical decision support company to create a new taxonomy for traditional Chinese medicine in Elsevier's ...

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Bipartisan governors group reveals plan to end health reform stalemate

From left, Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio, John Hickenlooper, D-Colorado and Bill Walker, I-Alaska talking about their healthcare blueprint for states on Monday. Credit: C-span A bipartisan group of governors is offering Congress a blueprint to fix th...

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InterSystems teams with Edico Genome for precision medicine workflows

One of the biggest challenges facing providers who want to deploy precision medicine at the point of care is the changes it requires for physician workflow. A new partnership between Edico Genome and InterSystems hopes to help with the movement of ge...

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Medication management challenges: A pharmacist offers unique insights into solutions

According to the healthcare professionals who participated in the survey, pharmacists (99.3 percent) are the most frequently mentioned as stakeholders in the medication management process, followed by nurses (98.7 percent) and prescribers (98 percent...

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