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DoD official: MHS Genesis project in planned assessment period, not on hold

The decision to replace the U.S. Department of Defense’s outdated ALTHA was one embraced by officials and its clinicians, who often complained of disparate systems that couldn’t speak to each other. The tech was also far too expensive to ...

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Change Healthcare buys National Decision Support Company

Change Healthcare on Thursday said it acquired National Decision Support Company. Change CEO Neil de Crescenzo said NDSC’s cloud-based services add tools for evidence-based medicine to its product portfolio. The companies have partnered in the ...

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Provisioning EHR to small hospitals and clinics puts connected, improved care within reach

Healthcare systems with well-functioning electronic health record (EHR) systems often find that smaller hospitals and clinics in their service area are in no such shape, hard-pressed to afford and operate a top-shelf EHR that would immensely improve ...

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eClinicalWorks ‘elevating the EHR’ with precision medicine and artificial intelligence at HIMSS18

Courtesy of eClinicalWorks eClinicalWorks CEO Girish Navani said the company will be focusing on three technological developments at HIMSS18. It’s been quite a year for the vendor since HIMSS17. In May it settled a False Claims lawsuit with...

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Senate Finance Committee advances Alex Azar nomination for HHS

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting on Jan. 9. Credit: C-span The Senate Finance Committee voted 15-12 to advance the nomination of Alex Azar to head the Department of Health and Human Services. The vote was mostly along...

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DoD official: MHS Genesis project 'full-steam ahead,' in planned assessment period

The decision to replace the U.S. Department of Defense’s outdated ALTHA was one embraced by officials and its clinicians, who often complained of disparate systems that couldn’t speak to each other. The tech was also far too expensive to ...

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Marketplace helps Colorado hospitals sell, trade legacy devices

What to do with all those legacy medical devices? They still have value and hospitals invested a lot of money in them so simply throwing these legacy devices away doesn’t seem fiscally responsible when another facility may be able to use it and...

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Marketplace helps Colorado hospitals sell and trade legacy devices

What to do with all those legacy medical devices? They still have value and hospitals invested a lot of money in them so simply throwing these legacy devices away doesn’t seem fiscally responsible when another facility may be able to use it and...

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How a nonprofit and HIE work together to tackle advance care planning

Achieving the Triple Aim goals of better patient care for healthier populations at lower costs is a strategy many healthcare providers are striving for. While health systems and networks deploy a range of tactics and technologies to work toward that ...

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New York eHealth Collaborative leader Valerie Grey named to ONC's HIT Advisory Committee

NYeC’s Executive Director, Valerie Grey. Credit: nyehealth.org U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has appointed New York eHealth Collaborative Executive Director Valerie Grey to serve on the federal Health Information Technology Advi...

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ONC: 3 societal factors making AI 'promising and doable' in healthcare now

Artificial intelligence has been hyped as much, if not more, than just about any other major technological advancement in recent history — and that is at least as true in healthcare today as it is elsewhere. But is this time different for AI or...

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21 states and D.C. sue government over FCC net neutrality rule

Ajit Pai during the FCC meeting vote on net neutrality on Dec. 14. Credit: C-span A group of 22 state attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, filed a multistate lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commis...

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