datacenter cloud analytics

Richard Stroup of Children's Mercy in Kansas City said that the datacenter of the future will have very few on-site employees. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am March 13, 2017
Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. 
GPS depression social anxiety
By Jack McCarthy 08:23 am March 13, 2017
Using Android phones, an app and Amazon cloud services, the researchers gauged study participants’ feelings a half-dozen times a day to pinpoint links between avoiding social contact and depression. 
artificial intelligence cloud

The showroom floor came in tops as favorite part of HIMSS17.

By Tom Sullivan and Wendy Almeida 01:53 pm March 10, 2017
Healthcare IT News conducted a post-HIMSS17 survey to gauge real implementations of the conference’s big buzzwords. Respondents also revealed their favorite part of this year’s conference. 
healthcare compromised email credentials
By Jessica Davis 12:26 pm March 10, 2017
Hackers gain access through phishing and key-logging attacks. The Evolve IP report found that more than 76 percent of these stolen passwords can be found on the dark web.
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
Cedars-Sinai PCORI opioid
By Bernie Monegain 11:49 am March 10, 2017
Researchers will use the funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to employ pharmaceutical claims and EHR data in their effort to both reduce the impact of pain and cut down down on opioid abuse.
Geisinger hire
By Bernie Monegain 10:58 am March 10, 2017
The health system is ramping up its hiring efforts after a decade of growth and expansion.

Mayo Clinic chief executive John Noseworthy, left, with James Madara, MD, CEO and of the American Medical Association.

By Neil Versel 08:54 am March 10, 2017
Convincing doctors to embrace EHRs and other new tools takes data, Mayo Clinic chief executive John Noseworthy said, and once they see the impact and the value they will move much more quickly. 
ACOs accountable care organizations
By Bill Siwicki 07:53 am March 10, 2017
Looking at 400 accountable care organizations, University of Texas researchers found that ACOs can use health IT to improve overall efficiency by coordinating care and providing better services.
MassHealth population health

MassHealth chief medical officer Carolyn Langer, MD. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:52 am March 10, 2017
Convene every stakeholder. Identify cross-department linkages. Understand patient sub-populations. Don’t forget long-term care and behavioral health. And hold ACOs accountable.

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