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Guest blogger shares how public health reporting has become prominent in the objectives and measures for interoperability with the release of and updates to CMS's Promoting Interoperability Programs.
Thanks to advances in gene editing technologies and genomics, it’s possible to edit out abnormalities leading to the elimination of major disease categories – which holds the biggest promise for precision medicine. But with improved precision medicine, capabilities and technologies come responsibilities.
The Healthbox team examines the root causes of health and the ways in which digital technology and unique healthcare partnerships can be leveraged to mitigate the effects social determinants have on population health.
The Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) community has published a new Document Sharing Metadata Handbook to guide organizations in best practice management of metadata for healthcare document sharing.
HIMSS innovation company Personal Connected Health Alliance recently announced that Iyah Romm, co-founder and CEO of Cityblock Health, will join the 2018 Connected Health Conference keynote speaker lineup.
On August 24, 2018, HIMSS submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in a letter its feedback on CMS’ Request for Information Regarding the Physician Self-Referral Law.
After spending 10 years building and optimizing its system to enlist clinician support, as well as adding data analytic, health exchange, and other capabilities, Cedars-Sinai expects to reap a hard-fought return on investment (ROI) in the form of dramatically improved patient outcomes and efficiencies as well as lower costs and increased revenues.
We’re a week away from the call for speakers deadline for the 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition, which will take place in Orlando, Florida, on February 11 through 15. It’s the largest healthcare information technology conference (with some excellent regional events as well) and pretty much a who’s who of the industry.
Sohan Dua, MD, got the bad news in a phone call one morning in February 2017: His practice had been hacked.