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With Patient Input as North Star, University of Michigan Urology Builds Telemedicine Program

September 20, 2017  |  Sarah Kwon
article
Chad Ellimoottil, M.D., and his colleagues at the University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine have been listening--really listening--to patients enrolled in their urology video visit program--and are making use of what they're hearing

Phishing in the Stream: Unlimited Bandwidth, Driverless Cars, and the Future of Health Data

September 20, 2017  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
commentary
There is a widespread belief, misguided in my judgement, that owning your own copy of the data has intrinsic value and gives organizations competitive advantages. In contrast, APIs promote a single source of truth approach by making the data available on-demand.

Lack of Good Data an Obstacle to Healthcare Cost Transformation Efforts

September 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
More than 50 percent of hospitals and health systems do not have an adequate cost reduction goal in place, and a lack of good data and insight into costs may be the primary reason for the low-cost reduction goals and limited progress at organizations, according...

Nurse Education Programs Increasingly Using New Tech, Survey Finds

September 18, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
A new survey on technology utilization in nursing education has found a significant increase in the use of virtual simulation and other new technologies, according to global information services company Wolters Kluwer Health.

The AMA’s David Barbe, M.D.: Let’s Work Together to Optimize MD Outcomes Reporting

September 16, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
The current president of the American Medical Association, David Barbe, M.D., discusses the challenges and opportunities around physician outcomes reporting under MACRA/MIPS—and what healthcare IT leaders can do to collaborate with physician leaders

Swedish Cancer Institute to Strengthen Delivery of Precision Medicine in Breast Cancer Care

September 15, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The Seattle-based Swedish Cancer Institute and precision medicine company GNS Healthcare have announced a machine learning collaboration with the aim to strengthen, accelerate, and potentially expand the delivery of precision medicine in breast cancer care.

AT NYU Langone Health, Driving Forward on Technology Innovation at an Enterprise Level

September 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
At New York City-based NYU Langone Health, healthcare senior executive leaders are leveraging technologies like intelligent automation and machine learning to improve care quality and operational efficiency while also striving to enhance the patient experience.

Survey: Healthcare Execs See Poor ROI from EHRs but Optimistic about Analytics

September 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Sixty-one percent of healthcare professionals view the “return on digital investment” produced by the billions of dollars spent on electronic health records since 2009 as “terrible” or “poor”, yet the majority of survey respondents rated analytics as extremely...

Top Hospitals Leverage Data Analytics to Reduce Supply Expenses, Study Finds

September 14, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
U.S. hospitals could reduce annual supply expenses by approximately $23 billion in aggregate through improvements in supply chain operations, processes, and product use, according to new research from Chicago-based Navigant Consulting.

Summit Health: A Pioneering New Jersey Medical Group Expands its Reach Out West

September 14, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
A pioneering multispecialty medical group based in New Jersey is expanding its reach across the country, through its management company, bringing its innovations to healthcare markets in Arizona and Oregon

At Conference, Experts Address Implications of Intelligent Automation in Healthcare

September 13, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
In order to address transformative issues in the healthcare industry, healthcare provider organizations and payers need to be agile, need to drive disruption utilizing technology, and need to be more analytically-driven organizations.

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Frontier in Health IT? (Part 2)

September 12, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
In Part 2 of this story on AI in healthcare, experts discuss the biggest challenges that in exist in this space today, and if doctors fear that they might one day be replaced.

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