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Midwest — March 19-20, 2019
Southern California — April 23-24, 2019
Florida — May 21-22, 2019
Southeast — June 13-14, 2019
Philadelphia — June 2019
Rocky Mountains — July 15-16, 2019
New England — October 3-4, 2019
Los Angeles — October 2019
Dallas — November 2019
Minneapolis — November 2019
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News

Vermont HIE Eyes Switch to Opt-Out Consent Model

Despite years of development work on the Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE), in 2017 the health records of only 19 percent of Vermonters were accessible in the VHIE. One potential obstacle identified is the HIE’s opt-in consent policy, which is now under review.

National Library of Medicine Creating Scientific Director Position

As part of a reorganization of its intramural research activities, the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has launched a search for a scientific director, a newly created position.

All of Us Team Building Data Browser, Researcher Workbench

As the national All of Us research program begins collecting health data, its Research Hub, which will house an array of data collected in the program, is developing software tools to help researchers explore and analyze the All of Us Research Data Set.

DirectTrust Touts 2018 Growth in Data Exchange Volume, Participants

DirectTrust has announced continued steady growth in the number of healthcare organizations using its interoperability services during 2018.

New York Attorney General Announces Settlement Over Medicaid Fraud Allegations Around Insulin Pens

New York A.G. Letitia James has announced that she, along with the federal government and other state attorneys general, has reached a settlement with Walgreens around the fraudulent over-dispensing of insulin pens

Stanford Children’s Health Expanding Telehealth Services

Stanford Children’s Health has described plans to more than double its number of telehealth appointments — from 1,100 visits in 2018 to 2,500 visits in 2019.

Lessons Learned from the Retail Industry: Healthcare Needs a CRM Focus

Healthcare needs to leverage the best of retail and CRM techniques to better understand patients. Our health, patient satisfaction and patient engagement depend on it.

AI in Imaging: Where’s the Bang for the Buck?

January 23, 2019  | 
Analytics AI offers significant potential in imaging, but where does it achieve the best return?

The Role of Health IT in Caring for Rural America

January 23, 2019  |  Betty Rabinowitz, M.D., chief medical officer, NextGen Healthcare, Industry Voice
Telehealth Rural healthcare providers face significant challenges, and the resulting provider burnout and health outcome disparities are real. Developments in health information technology offer some needed hope.

Moving Forward with Digital Transformation, with Cybersecurity in Mind

January 22, 2019  |  Heather Landi. Associate Editor
Innovation While digital transformation and cybersecurity strategy may seem largely unrelated, two technology thought leaders say the two issues are intertwined, particularly as healthcare organizations face evolving...

What it Takes to Be a Change Leader: A Conversation with CIO of the Year Ed Kopetsky

January 22, 2019  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Leadership Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford/Stanford Children’s Health's CIO shares success stories and gives advice on the skills needed to succeed in the current health IT environment.

Industry Sage Joe Marion: We Have Yet to See Significant ROI on AI in Radiology

January 21, 2019  |  Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
IT Applications Artificial intelligence remains a huge topic of discussion and source of fascination in the imaging informatics world, but as industry sage Joe Marion notes, the practical ROI on AI remains elusive

eBook: Say Hello to the Right Technology: A Guide to 2017 Connectivity Solutions

It can be hard for today’s businesses to create a truly integrated work environment. Having an infrastructure built on outdated technologies can further complicate the situation, resulting in a variety of business challenges that fall under four distinct categories:

AMIA Charts Course to Learning Health System

January 21, 2019  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
Analytics Informatics experts propose specific policy recommendations to move from evidence-based medicine to evidence-generating medicine.

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball with LRVHealth’s Keith Figlioli

January 21, 2019  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
EHR What will 2019 hold for digital health startups and health system CIOs? We asked LRVHealth's Keith Figlioli for his predictions.

Kaiser Creating Evidence-Based Complex Care Models

January 17, 2019  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
Population Health As the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs rolls out its “Blueprint for Complex Care,” perhaps no health system has devoted as many resources to complex care as Kaiser...

Should Physicians and HIT Leaders Worry about the Implications of the Walgreens/Microsoft Deal?

January 16, 2019  |  Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
Value-Based Care As architect Daniel Burnham famously said, “Make no little plans”; the leaders of the Walgreens/Microsoft alliance, like so many others, are thinking big—and providers need to be doing so, too

Walgreens, Microsoft Ink Strategic Deal to “Transform Healthcare Delivery”

January 15, 2019  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Innovation Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are joining forces on a major seven-year healthcare partnership that will aim to make healthcare delivery more personal, affordable and accessible.

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Featured Commentary

AI in Imaging: Where’s the Bang for the Buck?

Analytics AI offers significant potential in imaging, but where does it achieve the best return?

AMIA Charts Course to Learning Health System

Analytics Informatics experts propose specific policy recommendations to move from evidence-based medicine to evidence-generating medicine.

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball with LRVHealth’s Keith Figlioli

EHR What will 2019 hold for digital health startups and health system CIOs? We asked LRVHealth's Keith Figlioli for his predictions.

When Will Federal Healthcare Officials Liberate CMMI to Create Appealing Innovation?

Value-Based Care At a moment when the MSSP Program is particularly vulnerable, are officials at HHS and CMS preparing new offerings through CMMI that will appeal to provider leaders? Why the question matters
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