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Hillary Clinton touts promise of telemedicine, says tech should be reimbursable under Medicare

Telemedicine got its first shout out from a presidential candidate Wednesday when Hillary Clinton spoke about the tech during a speech in Iowa.

Data warehousing helps researchers understand health of subpopulations

To understand health at a community level, subpopulations must be analyzed through use of granular data and powerful health technology, according to a study at the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

Fuse data, randomized clinical trials to reduce problems

Randomized clinical trials help provide information on safety and outcomes of drugs and devices, but there are problems to using RCTs--problems that can be solved with the help of data stored in electronic health records.

CIO of Indian hospital touts importance of partnerships with startups

Health IT is growing rapidly in the U.S. and abroad, which is opening doors for startups and partnerships in the industry, including in Birmingham, Alabama.

CVS Health partners with American Well, Doctor on Demand, Teladoc

CVS and three top telemedicine companies are working together to look at how to improve patient care.

VA picks Systems Made Simple to head new scheduling system

Systems Made Simple has been picked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to create its new scheduling system.

Texas Health Resources to put 'risk-based lens' on initiatives, CIO Joey Sudomir says

At Texas Health Resources, newly appointed CIO Joey Sudomir says one of the greatest opportunities to come in his job will be the ability to determine how the health IT department of the future will look.

Sports teams experiment with HIT to keep athletes healthy

Whether athletes are on the court, field or pitch, many now are sporting fitness devices to help track their every move--creating a treasure trove of data sets that can be used to help predict and prevent injuries.

How providers can make the most of ICD-10's specificity

Any codes that will be expanded in ICD-10 hold promise to enhance research and process improvements, and health information management specialists can help make the most all the new code set has to offer, according to American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)-approved ICD-10 trainer Cathie Wilde.

Ruling gives FTC more power over policing cybersecurity

A recent appeals court ruling puts more power in the hands of the Federal Trade Commission when it comes to policing corporate cybersecurity.