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Anthem VP: Healthcare billing system is broken

David Krause, Vice President of the Business Improvement Group at Anthem, will be hosting a HIMSS18 session on March 7. “I just wait for the letter from the collection agency -- then I know I should pay.”  David Krause, Vice Pres...

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Machine learning is a big idea, but hospitals need business plans first

Elizabeth Clements, business architect at Geisinger Health, will be hosting a session at HIMSS18 on March 7. Machine learning has the potential to transform healthcare through new knowledge discovery and improved productivity, but many health sys...

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New at HIMSS18: Solutions Lab makes population health interactive

Last year the showroom floor hosted talks and demos. New this year the Solutions Lab, in Booth 14000-1409, will host interactive sessions to find practical solutions. The HIMSS Population Care Management Knowledge Center has always had ...

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HIMSS18 Survival Guide: How to get the most out of this year's show

Whether you love or loathe Sin City there’s little disputing that the annual HIMSS health IT conference is a blast. Indeed, with HIMSS18 coming up quickly it’s never too soon to start planning how best to spend your time — because h...

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Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt to create 'United States of Care,' focus on reforms

Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt speaking at HIMSS17. Andy Slavitt, who served as Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service in the Obama administration, has convened a high-profile group of public figures to resha...

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Longitudinal patient-centered care plans gaining momentum, expert says

The healthcare sector is experiencing a paradigm shift in how doctors treat patients today. That’s according to Terry O’Malley, MD, an internist and geriatrician at Massachusetts General Hospital. The healthcare system has shifted from th...

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Imprivata SVP Carina Edwards: Women should 'go for it' in their careers

Imprivata Senior Vice President Carina Edwards Credit: Imprivata The healthcare sector needs to lean on insightful leaders with a passion for improving access and quality. To women moving into such leadership positions, Imprivata Senior Vice Pres...

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HIMSS18 Survival Guide: Get the most out of this year's health IT show

Whether you love or loathe Sin City there’s little disputing that the annual HIMSS health IT conference is a blast. Indeed, with HIMSS18 coming up quickly it’s never too soon to start planning how best to spend your time — because h...

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Anthropologist and CIO team up to tackle medication adherence in Italy

Claudio Saccavini is CIO of Arsenàl.It Consortium of the Veneto Research Centre for eHealth Innovation who helped developed the patient app. The Veneto region in northeastern Italy, extending from the Dolomite Mountains to the Adriati...

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Pickens County Medical Center chooses Cerner for cloud-based EHR

Credit: Pickens County Medical Center Pickens County Medical Center, a 56-bed community hospital in Carrollton, Alabama, will roll out an integrated electronic health record across its acute and ambulatory facilities. PCMC selected Cerner Co...

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CHIME asks FCC to double funding for Rural Health Care Program

CHIME is asking FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to raise the funding cap for its rural healthcare program.  Credit: C-span CHIME is asking the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to consider doubling the annual funding cap fo...

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Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt to create 'United States of Care'

Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt speaking at HIMSS17. Andy Slavitt, who served as Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service in the Obama administration, has convened a high-profile group of public figures to resha...

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