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Digital front doors – the new battleground for the healthcare consumer’s attention

There is a huge opportunity now for the likes of CVS-Aetna and Walgreens to disrupt the status quo and win over disaffected healthcare consumers. Healthcare providers need a new approach to the primary care experience.

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Why AI/ML is top of mind with corporate executives

From around every corner, from behind every door and through every window our lives are being disrupted by artificial intelligence with embedded machine learning. The escalation and widespread global availability of AI/ML solutions in...

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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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Identifying high-risk patients with predictive analytics

NorthShore University HealthSystem's emergency departments leverage data and predictive analytics to help it determine which chest pain patients should be admitted for observation and which patients can be sent home.

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Kaiser Permanente’s digital transformation is creating a healthier America

Kaiser Permanente uses technology to improve personal health, community health, and medical excellence. EVP and CIO Dick Daniels explains how they do it.

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How close are we to platform domination in healthcare’s digital business models?

Several technology firms are making attempts to dominate the digital health market. However, healthcare is very different from platform dominated markets in other sectors.

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Humanizing the digital experience

As part of their digital transformation, leading organizations find unique ways to make customer interactions more meaningful, seamless, and faster.

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Voice-enablement: the next big wave in healthcare’s digital transformation journey

Voice is the most obvious next step of user interface that is going to radically change the way we interact with technology in healthcare services. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet.

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Is it time for consumer data go mainstream in healthcare?

Enterprises value demographic and lifestyle data on consumers more than any other form of data. Consumer data use in healthcare enterprises must overcome a few challenges first.

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How healthcare can overcome the risk and costs of harnessing digital health innovation

The declining funding rates for early-stage digital health startups is curiously at odds with the burning desire in healthcare enterprises to drive technology-led innovation and accelerate digital transformation.

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Culture key to data-driven transformation at Jefferson Health

When Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health set out create the data-driven health system of the future, its efforts didn't kick into high gear until it figured out how to transform its culture.

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The next frontier of AI in healthcare

As healthcare organizations rush to take on AI, it is imperative to include in the AI strategy the process-centric approach, which could be a ticket to a sustainable competitive advantage.

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St. Jude turns to the cloud to battle childhood cancer

By moving its library of genomic data to the cloud, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has provided a platform for scientists around the world to collaborate.

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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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Kaiser Permanente transforms patient care through DevOps

Now capable of delivering new digital services quickly, Kaiser Permanente’s shift to DevOps at scale in a highly regulated industry shows the value of culture change done right.

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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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In healthcare IT, what's the minimum position to take in AI investments?

What, and how much to invest in artificial intelligence? Here’s a minimum, winning strategy based on some recent data, studies and projects.

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Facebook and Apple feud, Amazon's retail revenue growth slows | TECH(feed)

Today's episode delves into Amazon's revenue, Facebook and Apple's dispute, and more.

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