NC Biotechnology Center, DHIT Press Release | October 31, 2018 RALEIGH – A new partnership between life science and information technology will help increase both the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare for North Carolinians and people around the globe. Mary Beth Thomas, Senior Vice President, Science and Business Development of the [...]
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SPONSORED CONTENT: CrossComm, DHIT Summit Sponsor | November 2018 The idea of a virtual or simulated reality has been around for decades and even centuries if you consider early attempts in the 1800s to immerse viewers in panoramic painted battle scenes. As people dreamed and thought of the possibilities of [...]
By Susan Morse, Healthcare Finance | November 16, 2018 With 75 percent of health orgs planning to execute an AI strategy, OptumIQ says top benefits are improving patient experience and lowering costs. Ninety-one percent of 500 healthcare leaders voiced confidence that they will see an ROI on AI, according to [...]
By Nick Paul Taylor, MedTech DIVE | November 16, 2018 Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma took to the Alliance for Connected Care Telehealth Policy Forum for Health Systems Thursday to outline recent CMS actions aimed at ensuring Medicare facilitates access to new healthcare technologies. Addressing an audience of telehealth professionals, Verma outlined plans [...]
By Erin Dietsche, MedCity News | November 15, 2018 In a letter to state Medicaid directors, the agency said states can pursue reimbursement for short-term residential treatment services in an institution for mental disease. Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revealed it is giving states the [...]
By Shannon Cuthrell, WRAL Techwire | November 12, 2018 DURHAM – Marking its growing presence in the Triangle and efforts to expand across North Carolina, Digital Health Impact Transformation (DHIT Global) is hosting an inaugural summit to convene local digital health stakeholders for a day of discourse about advancing this sector. [...]
By Susanne Hauner, Medical Device Network | November 12, 2018 At the recent Medidata NEXT conference in New York, Accenture’s global lead for connected health Ronan Wisdom discussed new forms of human-machine collaboration and their potential impact on healthcare and clinical development. “We’re entering an age of human empowerment, where [...]
The Medical Futurist | November 6, 2018 Twenty or thirty years from now, how would a kid explain what artificial intelligence is or robots are? What would children sense from virtual reality or what would they think of health sensors? Here’s our imagined interview with an 8-10 years old kid [...]
By Jennifer Bresnick, HealthIT Analytics | November 12, 2018 Electronic health records are not enough to support truly effective precision medicine at the point of care, said providers participating in a survey from KLAS research, but more targeted health IT tools are producing high rates of satisfaction. Few providers expressed [...]
By Jessica Kim Cohen, Becker's Hospital Review | November 2, 2018 Most provider organizations can integrate data from external hospitals into their EHR, according to the 2018 HealthCare's Most Wired survey, which the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives released Oct. 31. This marks the first year CHIME has administered [...]