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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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The incredible, shrinking shelf life of healthcare technology strategy

A perfect storm of policy uncertainty, marketplace transformation, and technology evolution has made strategic planning increasingly difficult for CIOs.

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What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us about healthcare IT and value-based care

The shift towards value-based care is real, however the pace of change will depend on addressing several structural and technology challenges.

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Is there a misalignment between healthcare enterprises and the tech community?

The flow of healthcare investment dollars towards transformative digital health solutions may be overstated.

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Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

A clinic in Baltimore is just one example of a healthcare provider having its records stolen, only to find them on the Dark Web for less than one cent per record.

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Mobile device strategies catch on among hospitals

A recent survey shows that more hospitals are developing mobile strategies, but there is still work to do on the implementation side.

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The next generation of EHRs will be fundamentally different

Next generation EHRs will be fundamentally different. The data will be external, shared and universal. The system will be broken into functional pieces. Chart note creation will be automated, and will use multiple inputs combining...

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Sync for Genes ignites genomics on FHIR

Share your genomic information seamlessly. Sync for Genes lays the foundation for clinico-genomic apps to communicate clinical genomic data between EHR systems. Your access to portable genomic sequencing just got easier.

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Hacking the future of health at Yale

The 2017 Yale Healthcare Hackathon had over 200 innovators accept the challenge to redesign health, believing that ideas change lives.

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The state of the IT contractor job market in 2017

Trends toward higher pay and demand for specialized skills continue apace, creating opportunities for contractors across the industry.

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13% off Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband - Deal Alert

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2-the all-new heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts and beyond. PurePulse continuous heart rate makes it easy to maximize workouts, better track calorie burn and get a...

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Black market medical record prices drop to under $10, criminals switch to ransomware

The black market value of stolen medical records dropped dramatically this year, and criminals shifted their efforts from stealing data to spreading ransom ware, according to a report released this morning

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