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Hospital IT systems and applications News
July 28, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the ...
March 23, 2017
Experts were not surprised by the recently published ECRI report on patient safety issues. In fact, experts agreed these issues have been around for a while.
March 10, 2017
In this podcast, the SearchHealthIT HIT Squad recaps HIMSS 2017 hot topics including AI in healthcare, patient engagement and a relative lack of government issues.
February 20, 2017
News recently broke that MD Anderson put its project with IBM Watson on hold. Some interpreted this to be a setback for AI and cognitive computing in healthcare. Others disagree.
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An enterprise master patient index (EMPI) is a database that is used to maintain consistent and accurate information about each patient registered by a healthcare organization. Continue Reading
The volume of healthcare data is growing exponentially, and organizations have to figure out how to store it all. This guide looks at possible healthcare data storage options. Continue Reading
A large Wisconsin health system has been using Salesforce Marketing Cloud for targeted email campaigns to keep patients engaged and to attract new patients. Continue Reading
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Delivering behavioral telehealth services to people with behavioral health issues requires techniques and technologies designed specifically for this kind of healthcare. Continue Reading
Patient portal technology is not dead. In fact, it is important to telehealth, some experts say. Another expert says that it will simply move over to mobile. Continue Reading
"[The] American healthcare system is broken," Robert Pearl, M.D., executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, said at the mHealth + Telehealth World Congress conference in Boston, ... Continue Reading
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Cloud applications are becoming more common in healthcare settings, but end users must work together with IT to keep these apps secure and protect sensitive health data. Continue Reading
As companies enjoy the benefits that automation and AI algorithms bring to next-generation CRM, leaders must closely examine the legal and customer retention ramifications. Continue Reading
For some CIOs, mobile devices in hospitals don't reach their full potential. Imagine a day when mobility becomes so intertwined with healthcare that it disappears into the background. Continue Reading
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When you plan to build a telehealth program, consider these five factors, based on the experience of one healthcare organization, before committing to technologies and vendors. Continue Reading
The proliferation of connected devices, like infusion pumps for medication delivery, has led to accuracy and safety issues. Improved software to manage the pumps may be the answer. Continue Reading
Health IT experts have lauded the benefits artificial intelligence (AI) will bring to healthcare for some time now. They range from improving cybersecurity to improving the workflow of a hospital. ... Continue Reading