Epic Systems and CVS Health have announced a plan to reduce drug costs for patients and improve health outcomes by offering prescribers lower-cost alternatives to expensive medications.
The article at EHR Intelligence also includes two additional updates:
* Allscripts integrates new API-enabled patient scheduling solution
* Clinerion adds FHIR data model to its set of EHR format standards
Big data analytics is becoming a powerful platform for predictive modeling, using huge data sets that can show patterns and trends, even predicting future behavior that can help reduce waste and improve provider profitability.
Epic plans to move beyond Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to Comprehensive Health Records (CHRs), which will offer doctors an extended range of patient data, including what people eat, how long they sleep, if they are obese or thin, and whether they are lonely — all having a potentially large impact on health.
BABYGlimpse, a new app available on the Helix marketplace, explores over 20 different traits of a couple’s unborn child, including ancestry, physical appearance and wellness-related traits.
Tom Still, writing for Inside Wisconsin, gives us a glimpse at how hospitals, medical professionals, insurers, entrepreneurs and others are actively developing better, more efficient ways to care for patients, in spite of Congress.
This new series of Accenture Consulting articles describe how Artificial Intelligence is positioned to become the greatest cost, time and labor-saving technology to hit healthcare.
Here are the latest predictions on how fast cloud computing can eliminate the healthcare datacenter, provided by Healthcare IT News.
Equifax has been breached twice this year now. Jessica Davis at Healthcare IT News gives us insights into the Equifax response, making mis-steps we can all avoid if we are breached.
The overarching cybersecurity theme of summer 2017 is shaping up to be a widespread infosec talent shortage against the backdrop of fear that arose after the WannaCry ransomware threats happened. Adding to the chaos are predictions that more attacks are not only coming, but will be far worse when they hit.
That scenario is opening doors for managed security services providers, managed detection and response firms and virtual CISOs contracting with hospitals to keep them safe.
More than 80 percent of CISOs reported that some detected data breaches are going unaddressed, and 70 percent said it is difficult to prioritize threats based on business criticality, according to a new survey of 300 chief information security officers from around the world conducted by ServiceNow, an IT vendor whose products and services include security.