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Premier: In Uncertain Healthcare Moment, System Leaders Focused on Costs, Data

March 22, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Despite industry uncertainty about the future healthcare under the Trump administration and a Republican Congress, health system leaders are preparing for the changes ahead in five key areas, most of which involve health IT,

HL7 Publishes Release 3 of FHIR Standard

March 22, 2017  |  David Raths
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HL7 has published Release 3 of the its Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Standard for Trial Use. The new version incorporates enhancement requests received from implementation partners, including the Argonaut Project.

Study: Mobile Health Interventions are Effective in Improving Health Outcomes in Youth

March 21, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Researchers found that mobile health interventions can be a viable health behavior change intervention modality for youth, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2017: Slow FHIR: Will a Much-Hyped Standard Turbo-Charge Interoperability—Or Maybe Not Quite?

March 21, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Industry leaders and experts agree that the landscape around FHIR and interoperability is one of tremendous complexity, with no black-and-white, only shades of gray.

HHS Hires Deputy Health Technology Secretary, Raising More Questions about ONC’s Future

March 21, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has hired former Louisiana Rep. John Fleming, M.D., as a deputy assistant secretary for health technology within the federal agency.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2017: In the Current Policy Moment, Healthcare Leaders Search for Answers

March 20, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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For our editorial team, the value-based healthcare landscape, within the current policy moment in the U.S., was well worthy of being one of Healthcare Informatics’ Top Tech Trends this year.

Editor's Notes: Have You Experienced Your “Rite of Spring” Moment Yet in Healthcare?

March 17, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Anyone who isn’t living in a cave knows that the current environment of healthcare and healthcare IT is one of great ferment these days. It is challenging and exciting, and the pace of change right now is absolutely bracing.

Healthcare Informatics’ Top 10 Tech Trends 2017: An Introduction

March 17, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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The editors of Healthcare Informatics have once again assembled a package of stories in which we’ve spoken to some of the most thoughtful industry leaders, and have gathered together their perspectives, to provide you with a roadmap to the future.

Eight Health IT Companies Upgrade to Second Version of EHR Developer Code of Conduct

March 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Eight electronic health record (EHR) developers, including Cerner, Epic and Allscripts, have signed on to the second iteration of the EHR Association’s EHR Developer Code of Conduct.

Digital Health Startup Leverages IT with Eyes on Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

March 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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San Francisco-based digital health startup Virta Health is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and personalized care treatment plans to reverse type 2 diabetes, the company stated last week in an announcement.

Autonomous Driving: What’s Next, Autonomous Healthcare?

March 12, 2017  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Autonomous cars are coming. Will healthcare follow suit?

Report: Global Healthcare IT Market to Hit $280B by 2021

March 10, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global healthcare IT market is projected to reach more than $280 billion by 2021, up from $134 billion in 2016, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 16 percent during the forecast period, according to a MarketsandMarkets research rep
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