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VUMC Launches Precision Medicine Subsidiary, Nashville Biosciences

April 5, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Officials with Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have launched a subsidiary to house the organization’s genomic and bioinformatics resources to advance drug and diagnostics discovery and development.

Disruption and the Future of Healthcare: Industry Leaders Parse the Challenges, and Strategic Opportunities

April 4, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The pace of disruption in healthcare is accelerating, but what does this mean for the future of healthcare? Is there an upside to disruption for healthcare organizations? Industry leaders parse the challenges, and the strategic opportunities.

Indian Firm Acquires Colorado Technology Company AxisPoint Health

April 2, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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An Indian business-platform-management firm has acquired Westminster, Colorado-based population health management company AxisPoint Health, for a reported $14 million.

At Penn Medicine, Leaders Leverage Predictive Analytics to Improve Antibiotic Use

April 2, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Leaders at Penn Medicine initiated a project to leverage health IT to improve antibiotic prescribing, with the aim of delivering decision support within clinicians’ workflow, ensuring the right patient gets the right antibiotic at the right time.

At the HIT Summit in Cleveland, MetroHealth Executives Share their Journey into Value

March 30, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Drs. Nabil Chehade and David Kaelber of Cleveland’s MetroHealth System shared with HIT Summit-Cleveland attendees insights on their organization’s journey into value-based care delivery, including on the vital role of HIT

Study: Healthcare Lags Other Industries in Digital Transformation, Customer Engagement Tech

March 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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A recent study examining the digital maturity of six industries found that the healthcare industry ranked third in terms of overall digital maturity, as healthcare firms typically lag about a decade behind other industries in adopting business technologies that...

Colorado Critical Access Hospital Receives HIMSS Stage 7 Designation

March 29, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC), based in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, has achieved Stage 7 of the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) from Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics.

A Clinically Integrated Network Forges Success in Southeastern New Jersey

March 25, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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In New Jersey, Shore Quality Partners is succeeding as a clinically integrated network, through clear strategy and excellent execution—and successful leveraging of data and IT to support clinical transformation

NIH to Fund Genome Centers for All of Us Program

March 24, 2018  |  David Raths
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In May 2018 the National Institutes of Health will solicit applications for large-scale Genome Centers to generate genomic data as part of the All of Us Research Program.

Research: Precision Medicine May Improve Survival in Late-Stage Cancer, Lower Costs

March 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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A precision medicine study conducted by researchers from Intermountain Precision Genomics and Stanford University School of Medicine indicates that precision oncology may improve overall survival and lower healthcare costs for advanced cancer patients.

Intermountain Healthcare to Build Global DNA Registry with AncestryDNA, 23andMe Data

March 20, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Intermountain Healthcare is building a new global DNA registry based on medical histories from people around the world, using existing genetic test results and electronic health histories.

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