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CHIME creates Cybersecurity Center and Program Office

The College of Healthcare Information Executives is creating a cybersecurity center with the aim of increasing information sharing, creating best practices and pushing for better industry collaboration.

Voice-assisted tool helps with workflow at Boston Children's Hospital

The use of a virtual assistant at Boston Children's Hospital can help doctors who don't have a free hand to look up medical records, take pictures and more.

Despite innovative ailment prediction tools, docs still rely on human touch

Computer programs can now help physicians better predict illness in patients, but that doesn't mean doctors want technology to do their jobs for them.

FHIR continues to move ahead in industry

The application programming interface, created by Health Level Seven International, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is continuing to move forward, with a normative version in the works, according to an article at  HealthData Management.

Andy Slavitt: Interoperability not like 'sending a man to the moon'

Interoperability in healthcare is not as big a feat as sending a man to the moon, says Andy Slavitt, and technology should be able to do the things "that it already does for us every day."

Concerns linger amid OpenNotes success

While recent research shows the OpenNotes initiative has helped improve patient-doctor relationships and clarify misunderstandings, some concerns remain, an article published in the  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  outlines.

Andy Slavitt heads to Silicon Valley to push for investments in Medicaid IT

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt is continuing his efforts to get health IT companies and investors to invest in the Medicaid program with a visit this week to Silicon Valley.

White House publishes Precision Medicine Initiative data security framework

The White House has released its final Data Security Policy Principles and Framework for the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Telehealth may aid in medical tourism, but barriers abound

Medical tourism, with the assistance of telemedicine in the U.S., holds a great many opportunities, as well as myriad challenges, according to Yan Alicia Hong, Ph.D., of the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University.

Medical University of South Carolina Health, Royal Phillips partner on patient monitoring innovations

A partnership between the Medical University of South Carolina Health and Royal Phillips will focus on transforming patient monitoring over the next eight years.