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  • Fear of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Can Delay Benefits

    November 16, 2018 - There is a fear of artificial intelligence in healthcare that needs to be managed so that the healthcare industry can take advantage of AI benefits for patients, said Michael Abramoff, founder and CEO of IDx Technologies. Abramoff, who is also Robert C. Watzke Professor at the University of Iowa, told a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hearing this week that he faced fear and...

  • Hospital Executives Want Customized Integrated Health Systems

    November 14, 2018 - In response to an increase in hospitals’ acquisition of medical practices, more than one-third of hospital system executives said they want customized integrated health systems including practice management (PM), revenue cycle management (RCM), and electronic health records (EHR). By the fourth quarter of 2020, 40 percent of large hospital systems plan to replace multiple...

  • EHR Integration Among Top Health IT Infrastructure Priorities

    November 5, 2018 - The foundational technologies that make up health IT infrastructure are critical to supporting telehealth, patient engagement, population health management, and value-based care. According CHIME’s Healthcare’s Most Wired: National Trends 2018 report, the ever growing need to improve healthcare depends on foundational infrastructure technology including integration and...

  • Cloud-Based Identity and Access Management Increases Flexibility

    October 26, 2018 - Organizations are leaning towards healthcare identity and access management (IAM) solutions as they continue to add cloud-based services and mobile devices to their IT infrastructure. Research and Markets predicts that the IAM market should grow at a CAGR of 12.7 percent through 2025 because of the emergence of insider threats and the increased spending on IT security solutions. The...


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Major Tech Firms Partner to Boost Healthcare IT Interoperability

Major tech companies, like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, are increasingly partnering with health IT vendors to remove barriers to healthcare IT interoperability. In a letter released recently by ITI, these companies, along with IBM,...

Healthcare Firms to Spend Average of $32M on Artificial Intelligence

Healthcare organizations surveyed by Optum said they planned to invest an average of $32.4 million over the next five years on artificial intelligence. A full 91 percent of 500 US healthcare leaders said they expect to see a return on...

Healthcare Blockchain Is Poised to Transform Patient Care

Healthcare blockchain technology has the potential to transform patient care, observed Bill Frist, a heart and lung transplant surgeon, former Senate majority leader, and chairman of the executive council of the health service investment...

Fear of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Can Delay Benefits

There is a fear of artificial intelligence in healthcare that needs to be managed so that the healthcare industry can take advantage of AI benefits for patients, said Michael Abramoff, founder and CEO of IDx Technologies. Abramoff, who is...

Majority of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Data Integrity

More than half of healthcare CIOs lack strong trust in their data integrity, but three-quarters of healthcare organizations plan to invest in improving their data integrity, according to a survey of 85 healthcare CIOs and other senior...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market to See 22% CAGR Through 2022

The global healthcare cloud computing market is forecast by Technavio to increase at a CAGR of 22 percent, growing by $16.4 billion from 2017 to 2022. Technavio said that growth in cloud-assisted medical collaborations is one of the key...

End User Digital Workspace Improvements Enhance User Experience

Attracting new talent and improving workflow are two important reasons why organizations are seeking to improve their health IT infrastructure. According to a recent ISG report, health IT vendors and healthcare providers are evolving to...

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