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July 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

Mount Sinai launches biomedical blockchain research center

“We see the potential for blockchain and related technologies to enable applications that support more unified healthcare ecosystems."
July 19, 2018
Chris Nerney

Beyond barriers to AI, a payoff for healthcare providers and patients

Challenges include overcoming provider qualms, ensuring data access and security, and connectivity.
July 19, 2018
InterSystems Guest Blogger

Is CDSS a Life-Saver?

Wider adoption of EMRs — and CDSSs integration into them — would help to transform and standardize healthcare. It might even save us from a preventable disaster at the end of the hospital corridor.
July 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Blockchain interoperability could transform provider organizations, IDC says

Research report touts blockchain's ability to exchange data "with far greater degrees of decentralization, distribution, and immutability."
July 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Study reveals gaps in data exchange between hospitals with many shared patients

"HIE is not developing in a way that facilitates information exchange where it might benefit the most patients," researchers conclude.
July 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS proposed rule aims to boost telehealth

“We’re not intending to replace office visits but rather to augment them and provide new access points for patients,” Administrator Seema Verma said.
July 12, 2018
InterSystems Guest Blogger

Making the Care Connections That Matter Most in Rhode Island

The ability to access patient information as a caregiver is essential to successfully advocating for those who matter most to you, and getting this information in real time ensures that the caregiver is intervening in his or her loved one’s care plan as soon as it’s needed.
July 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

California HIE adds 1.5 million patients to network

Heritage California, Hill Physicians, and Stanford Health Care now can connect patient records to Manifest MedEx system.
July 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

Cleveland Clinic offers Apple Health Records app to patients

Medical center joins Penn Medicine, Johns Hopkins, and others in extending EHR access to iPhones.
July 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

In South Carolina, FHIR enables healthcare collaboration

"The specific problem we were trying to address is the lack of a standard data model across institutions to support collaborative work."

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