Opinion

Poll: Is tech ready for clinical mobility so consumers can shop and manage their own healthcare?

Consumerism is coming to healthcare in many forms. With mergers and acquisitions like Amazon acquiring PillPack and CVS getting closer to closing its purchase of Aetna, consumerism will be pushing the traditional healthcare system in a new direction. That means hospitals will need to keep pace with clinical mobility to help patients be more involved

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Poll: Should the VA put Cerner EHR plans on hold?

Genevieve Morris, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs EHR modernization project CHIO, resigned from her leadership position on Friday, just a little more than a month on the job. Morris departure is just the latest staffing shake-up to plague the agency, which includes the lack of a permanent CIO.In her departure letter, Morris said leadership

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Diabetes Management Software Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking – Global Review 2018 to 2027

Diabetes Management Software Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking – Global Review 2018 to 2027 Status: Ongoing Ask an Expert Quick Pick Diabetes management software includes applications that can help in tracking and monitoring diabetes among patients. This software is of two types, namely, mobile and desktop applications for patients and specifically developed diabetes

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Pneumococcal Vaccines Market Expected to Behold a CAGR of 9.1% through 2018-2028

Future Market Insights (FMI) delivers the key insights on the global pneumococcal vaccines market in its upcoming report titled “Pneumococcal Vaccines Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013–2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018 – 2028”. In terms of revenue, the global pneumococcal vaccines market is projected to register a CAGR of 9.1% over the forecast period. North America

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Reduced Documentation Time Leads to Increased Face-time with Patients

HIMSS Analytics recognizes Shawnee Mission Medical Center for their status as a Stage 7 hospital, as tracked by the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) SM Though the importance of accurate documentation in healthcare cannot be understated, physician and patient conversations should never be cut short due to documentation tasks. Shawnee Mission Medical Center recognized

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Poll: NIST advises simpler passwords, but will your hospital update its policies?

Take our poll and well report back on what other hospital IT shops are planning to do.In new draft guidance, the National Institutes of Standards and Technology urged healthcare and other IT shops to ease common password requirements.Instead of mandating that log-in credentials consist of numbers and symbols in addition to letters, NIST said phrases

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