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June 14, 2018
Apple's new Health Records API should mean a slew of incredibly customized healthcare apps later this year. But concerns remain about security and interoperability.
May 09, 2018
In these news briefs, read how Change Healthcare partnered with Microsoft and Adobe to use their cloud and AI services. Also, learn about Uber and CVS' latest pushes into healthcare.
February 01, 2018
Epic Systems Corp. introduced new interoperability features, part of its Epic 2018 EHR update, that enable Epic-based healthcare systems to share more health data with each other.
January 24, 2017
As two of the largest EHRs in the healthcare space, Epic and Cerner have often appeared to be at odds with each other. But that seems to be changing via an ONC initiative.
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A pilot program in the U.K. is testing MyClinic.com, a telemedicine application that allows patients to schedule video consultations with doctors and pay for services with cryptocurrency. Continue Reading
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A number of factors stand in the way of acceptance of wearable device health data in the healthcare community, including a lack of data showing the impact on clinical outcomes. Continue Reading
A new crop of APIs based on the FHIR standard promises to change the expectations of mobile health apps. Six-year-old app maker Medisafe illustrates the promise and problems. Continue Reading
Michigan public health officials use e-prescribing and monitoring and analytics software from Appriss Health to fight opioid addiction by tracking overprescribing and abuse. Continue Reading
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So you have an idea for using AI in healthcare software? Be sure you adhere to HIPAA rules, suggests a healthcare regulatory expert, to avoid noncompliance problems. Continue Reading
Now that the ICD-10 transition is out of the way, revenue cycle management professionals are tracking their performance against the new code set. This handbook offers guidance to ensure that the transition to ICD-10 remains smooth and provides tips ... Continue Reading
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Analyzing genomic data can provide many benefits when it comes to taking care of patients. Before that can happen, certain challenges need to be overcome. Continue Reading
As health data and IT advance, patients have more control over their own health information than ever and more access to patient engagement technology. Continue Reading
Creating interoperability of health information systems is harder than it needs to be, a group of experts says. Here are the solutions they think will work. Continue Reading