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Electronic Health Records [EHR] / digital medical data, monitor health status, doctor, laptop

Electronic Health Records [EHR] / digital medical data, monitor health status, doctor, laptop

What is FHIR? The eventual answer to healthcare interoperability

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a healthcare-specific standards framework for the same kind of RESTful APIs that underlie most internet commerce.

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How wearables can improve healthcare | TECH(talk)

Wearable tech can help users track their fitness goals, but these devices can also give wearers ownership of their electronic health records. TECH(talk)'s Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Lucas Mearian take a look at how wearable...

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The great conundrum of data liquidity in healthcare

A new HHS ruling aims to push healthcare towards greater data interoperability. However, data liquidity will face a host of challenges.

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Consumer price transparency: The healthcare CIO's looming headache

Posting chargemasters online is just the first step; hospitals should also offer cost estimators based on patients’ insurance plans. Here’s what CIOs need to know as hospitals move into the era of healthcare price transparency.

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Penn Medicine shortens ICU stays with real-time data

Leveraging real-time data streams from its EHR platform, Penn Medicine has created a dashboard and alerting system to speed the process of getting ICU patients breathing on their own.

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Healthcare IT’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ problem

A recent report by the AHA highlights the progress with interoperability and the challenges ahead. However, it leaves us with nagging doubts about the pace of progress and whether we are addressing interoperability challenges...

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Healthcare technology markets: 5 predictions for 2019

Digital transformation is gaining momentum; however healthcare enterprises will proceed cautiously.

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Digital health investments: between a rock and a ‘kill zone’

Even with high levels of VC funding, startups can face a number of “kill zones” where innovators can be put out of business simply by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Digital health startups need a “moat.”

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Digital transformation and the law of small numbers

Recent studies indicate a slowdown in the shift to value-based care and a struggle to reap the benefits of digital transformation. The answer may lie in understanding the law of small numbers.

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CIO Leadership Live with Douglas Blackwell, CIO at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey | Ep 12

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Douglas Blackwell, senior vice president and CIO at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, about digital transformation in the healthcare industry, including voice enablement...

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Digital health’s last mile problem

The digital health landscape suffers from a highly fragmented ecosystem of point solutions and a surfeit of big technology firms with no real solutions to deploy with speed and scale. However, there are a few ways to address the...

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Lessons learned from an EHR implementation (and my wife)

While IT implementation challenges may seem similar across industries, it often takes a deeper dive into a profession’s nuances and specific constraints to fully understand potential barriers to success. I was reminded of this...

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Up, down or out? Perspectives on artificial intelligence in health care today

There are several high-value applications for artificial intelligence in health care. Challenges with underlying data sources and new ethical concerns have emerged as significant factors driving adoption.

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Apple and the democratization of patient health records

Apple’s new announcement last week is not just about their entry into the EHR market. It’s the beginning of the democratization of personal health records.

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristin Darby, CIO at Cancer Treatment Centers of America | Ep 3

In this episode, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs and events at IDG, talks with CIO Kristin Darby of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America about IT’s critical role in the convergence of genomic advances, clinical...

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Out with the E, in with the C: the new battleground for digital health

Healthcare IT needs a new buzzword every year, and it seems like we’ve found one for 2018 that indicates a shift in the battleground for technology providers.

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