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Is synthetic data the key to healthcare clinical and business intelligence?

At HIMSS20, Robert Lieberthal, an economist at The MITRE Corporation, will offer a deep dive into synthetic data, showing how it can help h…

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How AI and machine learning are transforming clinical decision support

At HIMSS20, Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka and medical journalist Paul Cerrato will explore emerging technologies that are…

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Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement

The health and wellness data group lead at The MITRE Corporation offers a sneak preview of her HIMSS20 session on the topic.

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Health Catalyst acquires Able Health for $27 million

The company says the acquisition will bolster the its existing quality and regulatory measures capabilities, due in part to Able Health Saa…

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At HIMSS20, Innovaccer will unveil unified patient record for care team collaboration

The interface of this new proprietary model will enable the collection of data from the full range of a patient’s healthcare experiences…

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University College London Hospitals CNIO set to join NHSX

Natasha Phillips will take on the new role this April.

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AI success depends on good datasets, strategic alignment

At HIMSS20, two experts from Optum will offer tips and best practices for clinical and operational machine learning deployments.

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Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, NIH study suggests

Women who were obese before pregnancy were approximately twice as likely to report that their child had ADHD or symptoms of hyperactivity.

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RTLS tech, and changes learned from it, save hospital $1 million per year

Adventist Health White Memorial overhauls operating room processes with real-time location system and RFID tags, trimming costs and improvi…

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Providers struggling to give patients useful digital tools

Just four in 10 providers say digital technology is being successfully integrated into the overall patient experience, a UPMC survey shows,…

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Dutch minister pledges €75 million to make medical data available to patients online

Hospital patients in the Netherlands will soon be able to view and share medical data about themselves online, following a bill to be prese…

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NIH study supports new approach for treating cerebral malaria

Findings suggest drugs targeting immune cells may help treat deadly disease mainly affecting children.

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NIH-funded study links natural sugars in breastmilk to early childhood height and weight

The study also suggested that maternal obesity may affect sugar composition in breastmilk.

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Breastfeeding may reduce type 2 diabetes risk among women with gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests

The researchers analyzed data from a long-term study of risk factors for chronic diseases in women.

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Managing healthcare in India will see dramatic shift

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Remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys

Results support testing antiviral against 2019 novel coronavirus.

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Study shows how a tiny and strange marine animal produces unlimited eggs and sperm over its lifetime

NIH-supported research of Hydractinia could provide clues to human reproductive conditions.

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Genetic profile may predict chance of type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes

Researchers followed women before, during and after pregnancy and captured data on their health later in life.

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VA to delay rollout of Cerner EHR system, citing interoperability issues

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has delayed the rollout of its planned electronic health record modernization at the M…

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FDA, MITRE offer tips for med device cybersecurity

Because threats and vulnerabilities cannot be eliminated, reducing cybersecurity risks is especially challenging – and medical device…

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Estonia empowers citizens with their health data

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Recent advances in addressing tuberculosis give hope for future

NIH officials describe “banner year”.

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Less than a quarter of at-risk adolescent boys ever get tested for HIV

Study stresses promoting patient-clinician communication about sexual behavior to encourage HIV testing in teenagers.

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Kuwait's journey toward implementing a national EHR

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Neural signature identifies people likely to respond to antidepressant medication

NIH-funded research used machine learning algorithm to predict individual treatment response.

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Full coverage of HIMSS20

The 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, which takes place March 9-13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, is fa…

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2020 will see shift in Thailand's medical tourism business

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VA set to open fully 5G-enabled hospital In California

The Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, California, is soon to become one of the first 5G enabled health facilities in the world, with…

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Data and technology to play key role in Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, says EU chief

Estimates from the International Agency for Research on Cancer indicate that, globally, there were 17 million new cases of cancer in 2018.

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Telehealth billing guide highlights complexities of use

The Center for Connected Health Policy has published a 21-page guide intended to help providers with telehealth-based Medicare and Medicaid…

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