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IBM Watson Munich

Harriet Green, left, global head of Watson IoT, and Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology Ilse Aigner press the button to activate IBM's new global center for Watson IoT. Photo courtesy of IBM.

By Bernie Monegain 11:13 am February 17, 2017
The facility is home to 'cognitive collaboratories' for Internet of Things work with clients and partners.
HIMSS17 Rasu Shrestha UPMC
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 17, 2017
UPMC's Chief Innovation Officer says it's time to dig deeper into what matters, shares a pet peeve and recounts the first time U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sent him a tweet.
Mayo Clinic alert fatigue

Vitaly Herasevich, MD, said most alarms in place today are simple but often ineffective. 

By John Andrews 07:28 am February 17, 2017
Vitaly Herasevich, MD, bases the idea on the “failure to rescue,” a concept started in the nursing field and is gaining traction in applied clinical informatics. 

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:49 am February 16, 2017
Today, organizational population health management strategies typically focus on improved care coordination, communication and analytics. But there is a growing emphasis on consumer empowerment and access to promote person-centered care.
HIMSS17
By Gus Venditto 04:27 pm February 14, 2017
A list of fun events taking place in the evening hours.
Indiana University NIH ICU
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am February 14, 2017
Lead investigator says that decreasing the likelihood of re-hospitalizations is not just about healthcare costs but also the lives of patients and caregivers.
voice AI Amazon Alexa

Commonwealth Care Alliance chief of clinical innovation John Loughnane, MD, said the industry is on the verge of voice technologies that can be used to tailor individualized care regimens. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:40 am February 13, 2017
Commonwealth Care Alliance and Penn Medicine are already putting Amazon Alexa to work in early-stage projects that promise to reshape the patient experience. 
Agfa enterprise imaging Watson
By Tom Sullivan 07:10 am February 13, 2017
The vendor will be showing an early version of what it called “a complete pathology image information system,” at HIMSS17, along with a new medical selfie app. 
HIMSS17 Survival Guide Orlando
By Gus Venditto 07:28 am February 08, 2017
Essential details to help you get the most from your annual conference experience.
Kaiser Permanente CIO Daniels

Kaiser chief information officer Dick Daniels said the current pace of innovation bring the opportunity for rapid advancements in care delivery. 

By John Andrews 07:25 am February 08, 2017
Daniels said that Kaiser’s consumer strategy involves aligning design and technology to focus on consumer outreach. 

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