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March 22, 2018
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado ...
March 19, 2018
Healthcare cybersecurity woes continue unabated, with more frequent cyberattacks amid a lack of IT talent and employee awareness, but organizations are spending more on security.
August 09, 2017
A critic of CHIME'S $1 million patient ID challenge calls it a gimmick, but CIOs defend the project -- originally crowdsourced but now potentially funded by CHIME.
July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
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An FDA innovation challenge pushes developers to create pain management devices as a way to address the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States. Continue Reading
According to separate studies, healthcare employees are the biggest security threat to an organization. A security expert suggests three ways to bolster internal security. Continue Reading
Data analytics may be just what the doctor ordered for a Nevada hospital. Findings from a study of genetic, medical, environmental and demographic data could improve population health. Continue Reading