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HIMSS19 RoundupNew AI tools to address physician burnout; Sharing an Uber in a crowded town

Providence St. Joseph Health, the Renton, Washington-based health system operating across seven states, is leveraging artificial intelligence to alleviate physician burnout by reducing the time doctors spend documenting in the EHR.Speaking at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition on Monday, Aaron Martin, the health systems chief digital officer,

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HIMSS 2019: What Healthcare Organizations Should Know Before Diving into Blockchain

Current efforts leveraging blockchain in healthcare are few and far between, with many still in the testing stages, according David Houlding, principal healthcare lead for Microsoft. Speaking on Monday at the HIMSS 2019 conference in Orlando, Fla., Houlding said the technology allows secure, targeted sharing of healthcare data where it makes business sense adding that

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At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout

Cerner today has debuted at HIMSS19 Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinicians experience and increase productivity.Cerners suite of AI-enabled systems goes beyond traditional processing and focuses on user efficiency to identify gaps and inconsistencies within the patient record, the vendor explained.These

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Social Determinants of Health and the EHR: One HIMSS Presenters Story

The journey around the electronic health record is inevitably complex and challenging or any U.S. patient care organization. Whats more, every provider organization is navigating its own operational landscape. In the case of the Bronx, New York-based SBH Health System, incorporating data on the social determinants of health (SDH) has become increasingly important. That topic

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Education at HIMSS19: Will This Be the Year of Artificial Intelligence?

With a welter of educational sessions on artificial intelligence and machine learning, will this be the year for AI at the HIMSS Conference? Just a cursory glance at this years educational schedule at the HIMSS Conference, which is being held this week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, makes it clear: artificial intelligence

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Hospital for Special Surgery earns HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

The orthopedic specialty hospital leveraged health information and technology to improve processes and ultimately patient care outcomes. HIMSS has awarded New Yorks Hospital for Special Surgery the 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award for its work improving its bed management process and average pathway length of stay adherence.Many healthcare organizations wrestle with challenges related to patient

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