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HIMSS Stage 7 Designation: Grady Health System Improves Infectious Disease Program through Health IT

February 9, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Grady Health System has earned the Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) for its use of health information technology to improve patient care and safety. As a specific example, Grady’s use of actionable analytics and...

Healthcare Informatics’ HIMSS17 Survival Guide

February 8, 2017  |  Heather Landi, Rajiv Leventhal and Mark Hagland
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What can HIMSS17 attendees expect this year from the industry’s largest annual conference? What will be the biggest buzzwords and “buzz concepts” this year? Industry experts and observers weigh in.

Dashboard Tracks Health Data at City Level

February 7, 2017  |  David Raths
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The New York University School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health has developed a City Health Dashboard to help cities understand, compare and take action to improve health status and health risks in their municipalities.

UC Berkeley Awarded $3.6M NIH Grant to Apply Big Data to Infectious Disease Surveillance

February 3, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $3.6 million, five-year grant to the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health to develop new approaches for simulating and optimizing surveillance networks that detect infectious diseases.

Jupiter Medical Center Becomes First Community Hospital to Deploy Watson for Oncology

February 2, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Florida-based Jupiter Medical Center will adopt Watson for Oncology trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering, becoming the first U.S. community hospital to adopt the cognitive computing platform.

Epic Tops Best in KLAS for Seventh Straight Year

February 1, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The 2017 Best in KLAS Software and Services report, released this week by Orem, Utah-based KLAS, named the top-performing companies within various market segments based on customer feedback, and once again Epic earned the ranking of number-one Overall Software...

Penn Medicine Launches Center for Digital Health

January 31, 2017  |  David Raths
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Penn Medicine in Philadelphia has created a Center for Digital Health, which evolved from its Social Media Laboratory.

At the HIT Summit-San Diego, CIO Kravitz Shares Insights into Geisinger’s Multi-Faceted Groundbreaking Work

January 29, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Geisinger Health CIO John Kravitz shared with Health IT Summit-San Diego attendees some of the advances being made at his pioneering organization, advances being powered by a shift to a state-of-the-art big data platform

Philips and Banner Health Sign 15-Year Technology Agreement

January 26, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Amsterdam-based technology company Royal Philips has signed a multi-year, strategic partnership with Phoenix-based Banner Health to use technology to improve and expand on the health system’s telehealth and population health management efforts.

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Semifinalists

January 26, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Inside, please find descriptions of the initiatives of the nine teams whom we have awarded semifinalist status in this year’s program.

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Co-Second-Place Winning Team—Mercy Health

January 25, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Clinical and IT executive leaders at Mercy Health are now successfully integrating population health analytics into the clinical workflow to significantly facilitate the work of identifying high-risk patients and improving care coordination.

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Co-Second-Place Winning Team—Mercy-St. Louis

January 24, 2017  |  David Raths
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Mercy has made great strides once it turned to a machine learning application that uses advanced analytics to help it identify hidden patterns in its own data.

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