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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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Blood Test Innovation: Less Cost, No Big Needle
Larry Stofko,
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Blood draw method that makes blood tests easier, less expensive, and more routine named a top healthcare technology innovation.
By Larry Stofko , 12/9/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Again? Don't Do It
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
Congress is once again toying with the notion of pushing back the new diagnostic coding requirement.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 12/4/2014
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Nuance Opens PowerShare Images Network To Developers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Nuance aims to improve radiologists' workflow not only through PowerShare image-sharing network but industry regulations embedded in clinical decision software.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/2014
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Direct: 5 Years Of Simplifying Health Information Exchange
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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David McCallie, father of the Direct protocol, discusses the state of interoperability in healthcare with Georgia Tech informaticist Mark Braunstein.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 12/1/2014
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DirectTrust Delivers Interoperable Messaging To Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The nonprofit counts EHR developers, health networks, and care providers among its growing roster of members.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/24/2014
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OCR Audits: Donít Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services
Commentary
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.
By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Are EHR vendors or government committees leading the race to interoperability?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/21/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
News
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Matthew McKinley,  Vice President, Business Development
Commentary
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/2014
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Cerner To Double Workforce Within 10 Years
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
EHR developer plans to hire 16,000 workers to staff new $4.45 billion campus in Kansas City, Missouri.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/13/2014
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Clinical Decision Support Software Guides ADHD Treatments
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Optimal Medicine's Mehealth software replaces manual reporting on ADHD treatment effectiveness, adds analytics to clinical decision making.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/12/2014
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EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Mansur Hasib, Cybersecurity Professional, Author, and Speaker
Commentary
Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
By Mansur Hasib Cybersecurity Professional, Author, and Speaker, 11/11/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/2014
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Privacy Versus The 'Tyranny Of The Algorithm'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Health, social media, buying trends, and other data and activity are routinely bartered for profit, but at what cost to the consumer or user?
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/5/2014
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GPS Cuts Fraud, Costs For Home Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
GPS-based electronic visit verification products such as Axxess and Celltrack help ensure caretakers actually visit patients' homes.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/5/2014
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Human API CEO On Unifying Health Data
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 11/5/2014
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DoD EHR Contract: Open Source Vs. Commercial
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Pricewaterhouse Coopers and partner firms urge Department of Defense to consider open source VistA for EHR contract, vying against IBM/Epic and other commercial contenders.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/31/2014
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