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Susan Snedaker, MBA, director of infrastructure and operations and information security officer at Tucson Medical Center in Arizona, will be given the HIMSS Book of the Year award at the organization’s yearly show running this week in Las Vegas.

eClinicalWorks will announce the launch of a cloud-based platform for Acute Care EHR and Revenue Cycle Management during HIMSS18.

Apple has announced a new update for the Health app with the iOS 11.3 beta, which allows users to access medical records from various healthcare organizations through their iPhone.

A computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system with a clinical decision support (CDS) system could reduce duplicate medications and adverse drug reactions, according to a study published in JMIR Medical Informatics.

Identifying a patient normally means going by their Social Security number—but what if that patient is a newborn who doesn’t have one yet? The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) laid out its suggested solution at a presentation at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) conference in Los Angeles.


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HemaTerra introduces scheduling system for blood clinics, hospitals

HemaTerra Technologies, providers of software to healthcare facilities handling blood and other biologic products, has launched HemaComply–Equipment Manager, an equipment maintenance and quality control scheduling system made especially for facilities that handle blood.

14 recommendations on standardizing scanning in clinics

Scientists from all over the world have compiled a list of recommendations for an international standard in offering scans to reach the patient.

Surescripts boosts interoperability by letting EHR vendors access National Record Locator Service

Surescripts, a developer of health information networks, has announced it will give electronic health record (EHR) vendors access to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS) until 2019, increasing interoperability.

Integrated care can lower costs, reduce utilization rates

A recent study conducted by Intermountain Healthcare examined if treating both the mind and body yields better care and lowers cost.

Regenstrief aims for interoperability with new method of compiling data

Healthcare interoperability is a goal all health organizations strive to achieve, yet some ever do. At the Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics, they are hoping to ease the process to interoperability by testing the newly developed method of compiling health data into a single healthcare information system known the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Standard (FHIR).

Q&A: IT expert Erik Gerard sees potential in healthcare

Erik Gerard, an IT and communications systems expert, has more than 20 years of experience helping healthcare organizations transition into the advanced technological era. In an exclusive interview with Clinical Innovation & Technology, Gerard discusses the influence IT and communication advancements has had on the healthcare space, while also offering advice on taking on these new technologies.

Electronic prescription specialist notes growth in interoperability

In the annual Surescripts national report, the results for the use of technology in healthcare shows that interoperability continues its growth trend.

New Alzheimer's drug test (mostly) fails

Another Alzheimer’s drug has—mostly—fallen short of researchers’ expectations, drug developer TauRx said in a statement July 27.

AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug shows promise in passing Phase III trial

According to a statement released by British drug-maker AstraZeneca July 18, the company’s new lung cancer drug is on the right track for government approval.

U.S. Army teams with drug company to find Zika vaccine

Healthcare providers and public health officials alike are itching to get national and global anti-Zika plans off the ground as soon as possible, especially as mosquito season takes hold in the Northern Hemisphere.