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March 15, 2019
In this Q&A, Craig Richardville looks back at what he's learned over his career as a CIO and consultant, as well as what he plans to do in his new role as CIO of SCL Health.
March 13, 2019
A digital postnatal discharge system at a hospital in Chelsea, London, has provided a better avenue for communication between ward staff and a better postnatal discharge experience for patients.
May 04, 2017
The Trump administration's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program for highly skilled foreign workers could force health IT vendors to pay higher salaries to software engineers.
November 17, 2015
Candescent Health, a radiology IT startup with ties to athenahealth, aims to shake up radiology with cloud-based analytics software complemented by a human-based service desk.
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