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September 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

Where is tech innovation most needed in healthcare? HIMSS survey respondents tell us

Data sharing and integration seen by 63 percent of respondents as most important candidates for technology innovation.
September 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

House bill proposes nationwide alert system to prevent opioid abuse

Nationwide Prescription Safety Alert System would notify providers and pharmacists in real time when prescriptions are filled.
August 30, 2018
Chris Nerney

Pew report offers providers tips for reducing risks to patients from EHR usability issues

"There is a dearth of standards and comprehensive best practices that can be employed to mitigate the risk of harm.”
August 29, 2018
Chris Nerney

Idaho health system opens virtual care center

Boise facility can deliver telehealth services to providers and patients across Idaho and into Eastern Oregon.
August 29, 2018
Chris Nerney

Can tech giants fix healthcare interoperability? Survey shows cautious optimism

Nearly 41 percent of Healthcare IT News readers are confident Amazon, Google, and other technology players can solve healthcare interoperability.
August 24, 2018
Chris Nerney

Finding no 'silver bullet,' RAND urges multiple approaches to matching patient records

Suggestions include developing mobile apps for patients that can securely transfer their health data.
August 22, 2018
Chris Nerney

Physician burnout is real, and it's on the rise

Several factors are driving this trend, researchers say, but EHRs top the list.
August 22, 2018
Chris Nerney

MIT researchers develop "in-body GPS"

“These implants could be used as tiny tracking devices on shifting tumors to help monitor their slight movements,” MIT News writes.
August 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Another great reason for healthcare providers to phase out fax machines

Security vendor Check Point shows how hackers can infiltrate an entire network with a fax number and phone line.
August 16, 2018
Lynda Rowe

Sustainability, Opiates, and Governance: A Preview of SHIEC 2018

The meeting brings together leaders, technologist and vendors from state and regional Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) to share, learn and collaborate.

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