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  • Evaluating the Benefits and Challenges of Genomics in Healthcare

    In recent years, genomics and genetic data have emerged as an innovative area of research that could potentially transform healthcare. This information could accelerate precision medicine, paving the ...


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    https://healthitanalytics.com/news/evaluating-the-benefits-and-challenges-of-genomics-in-healthcare7040
  • Patient, Provider Support Key to Healthcare Artificial Intelligence

    To accelerate the adoption and use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, health systems will need to secure patient and provider support of the technology, develop strong data governance strategie...


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    https://healthitanalytics.com/news/patient-provider-support-key-to-healthcare-artificial-intelligence7039
  • Hospitals sue CMS over price transparency rule

    The federal lawsuit announced Wednesday was widely expected after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the rule last month that requires hospitals to post payer-negotiated ...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/hospitals-sue-cms-over-price-transparency-rule-they-call-heavily-unlawful7035
  • People hate shopping for health insurance

    Americans rarely switch to new health plans when the annual insurance-shopping season comes around, even if they could have gotten a better deal. The bottom line: People loathe shopping for health pla...


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    https://www.axios.com/people-hate-health-insurance-shopping-8095d2c7-ad1a-4222-9e1e-ddacf57d27dd.html7034
  • Amazon Launches EHR-Integrated, Machine Learning-Powered Transcription Service

    As part of re:Invent, today AWS announced Amazon Transcribe Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible, machine learning automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that allows developers to add medical speech-to-t...


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    https://hitconsultant.net/2019/12/02/amazon-launches-machine-learning-powered-transcription-service/#.XeVqRZMzbIV7031
  • Blockchain May Save Billions for Healthcare Industry

    Blockchain technology may not be the panacea for healthcare industry challenges, but it holds the potential to save billions of dollars by optimizing current workflows and disintermediating some high-...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/blockchain-may-save-billions-healthcare-industry7032
  • AI: The Only Viable Solution to Healthcare's Data Problem

    In the transition to value-based care, healthcare organizations are under tremendous pressure to reduce costs while improving patient outcomes, care efficiency and overall population health. Data anal...


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    https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/ai-the-only-viable-solution-to-healthcares-data-problem7030
  • Quartet raises more in Series D, partners with Cambia to improve access to mental care

    New York-based mental health startup Quartet announced Wednesday that the company is partnering with Cambia Health Solutions to provide better mental care through Cambia health plans in the Pacific No...


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    https://medcitynews.com/2019/11/quartet-raises-more-in-series-d-partners-with-cambia-to-improve-access-to-mental-care/7027
  • How Non-Invasive Technologies Help Enable Earlier Detection of Liver Disease

    Americans face a silent epidemic that continues to escalate: More than 30% of the U.S. population has some degree of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), an asymptomatic condition characterized ...


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    https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/how-noninvasive-technologies-help-enable-earlier-detection-of-liver-disease7028

EVENTS

Conferences

12th World Congress on Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders

12TH WORLD CONGRESS ON ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLIC DISORDERS

December 09-10, 2019
Endocrinology Congress 2019 provides a worldwide stage to worldwide systems administration and trading most recent developments in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders. Endocrinology Congress 2019 is a platform which brings together individuals who have an interest in different fields of Endocrinol...

2nd World Heart and Brain Conference

2ND WORLD HEART AND BRAIN CONFERENCE

December 09-10, 2019
Heart-Brain 2019 welcomes you at 2nd World Heart and Brain Conference from December 09-10, 2019 at Abu Dhabi UAE. World Heart and Brain conference is a unique meeting that unites cardiologists and neurologists in order to pursue a holistic approach to understanding the connection between the heart a...

Healthcare Security Forum

HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM

December 09-10, 2019
At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum you’re among experts and peers who understand the challenges you face on a daily basis. Together, you’ll get the latest updates on new and emerging cyber threats; explore how to maximize your existing technology investments; hear best practices on c...

SiriusDecisions 2019 Technology Exchange

SIRIUSDECISIONS 2019 TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE

December 09-11, 2019
The drive for growth never ceases for b-to-b organizations, and more than ever technology is at the centre of enabling that progress. Gone are the days however when a disparate, disconnected set of platforms strewn across sales, marketing an product can serve the organization effectively. An aligned...

2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 AANS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

April 22-26, 2017
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The theme for the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting is Neurosurgery: A World of Innovation. In addition to highlighting the latest in neurosurgical science and practice, this meeting explores the educational and technological advances that are transf...

Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

February 18-18, 2017
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This FREE educational event – featuring both UC Health and national pancreatic cancer experts – will include sessions on: Latest developments in pancreatic cancer research, screening, evaluation and treatment, Survivorship care and stress management strategies, Personalized treatment app...

4th Annual USC Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

4TH ANNUAL USC MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

January 28-28, 2017
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Since the 1950s we have been producing tools that harness the power of X-ray energy to benefit humankind. In recent decades, we have pioneered developments in the fields of radiotherapy, radiosurgery, X-ray tube technology, digital image detectors, cargo screening, and non-destructive testing. We ha...

War on Cancer 2016

WAR ON CANCER 2016

December 06-06, 2016
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The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2016 will explore solutions to the mismatch in progress and delivery in cancer care across Europe. We'll bring you innovative approaches to cancer prevention and treatment, solutions to overcome shortcomings in delivery and examples of best practices and o...

 

Webinars

DEC 10, 2019 | 12:00PM
THE IDENTITY IMPERATIVE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND PAYERS: OVERCOMING BARRIERS IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS
Amidst a paradigm shift, the healthcare industry appears to be solving one problem while creating another. On the one hand, healthcare organizations are turning to technology to help them curb costs while adopting new care delivery models focused on improving patient outcomes and access to...
DEC 10, 2019 | 12:00PM
TECHNOLOGY AND VALUE-BASED CARE
The shift to value-based care requires healthcare organizations to manage unnecessary costs through greater workflow and operational efficiencies while improving quality of care and health outcomes. According to a recent HIMSS survey of hospital and acute-care facility leaders, technology ...
DEC 11, 2019 | 11:00AM
HOW ROCHE & BRIGHTINSIGHT PARTNERED TO DEPLOY A REGULATED DIGITAL HEALTH SOLUTION
Roche has collaborated with BrightInsight, built on Google Cloud, to build a regulated digital health solution for improving patient care.  In this webinar you will hear from Paul Upham, Head of Smart Devices at Roche and Kal Patel, MD, CEO & Co-Founder of BrightInsight on the fol...
DEC 11, 2019 | 2:00PM
2020 STATE OF HEALTHCARE: BREAKING DOWN THE TRENDS & INNOVATIONS IN DIGITAL HEALTH
Tomorrow’s healthcare could be unrecognizable to today’s industry leaders. New market entrants from retail and consumer electronics are challenging the industry with innovative paradigms for care re-establishing the potential of digital health and driving established healthcare...
DEC 11, 2019 | 1:00PM
THE USE OF AI IN HEALTH CARE
Health care has rapidly digitized resulting in the creation of immense amounts of patient data that serves as a key ingredient to rapid generation of insights through the use of artificial intelligence (AI). As data flows through the health care internet of things including EHRs, medical d...
DEC 11, 2019 | 11:00AM
3 USE CASES IN REALIZING AI DRIVEN VALUE FOR HOSPITAL OPERATIONS
How does a health system improve patient satisfaction and optimize bed management with AI? Can AI led LoS prediction help save over $1 million per quarter? Questions that have festered the healthcare industry for years, yet have fairly simple answers. Much like data science, it’s all...

ACTIVE SHOOTER: NEW GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKPLACE INCIDENTS
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Workplace violence, and specifically active shooter incidents are a real threat for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Healthcare professionals could be faced with difficult decisions about leaving patients who may not be able to evacuate themselves. Emergency preparedness managers need ...
BEYOND THE EHR: CULTIVATING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & LOYALTY THROUGH CRM
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Many healthcare organizations initially looked to their EHRs and patient portals to support patient engagement, but are now realizing these technologies are not the complete answer. But if they're not, then what is? Enter Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, relationship-bas...
WHY YOUR HOSPITAL NEEDS ACUTE INPATIENT REHABILITATION TO SUCCEED IN VALUE-BASED CARE
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Value-based care presents a number of challenges to today's operating models. In order to succeed in the new environment, it is imperative to understand the role your post-acute assets play, and how to manage rehabilitation programs within it. Learn how a well-managed inpatient rehabil...
OPPORTUNITIES IN HOME RESPIRATORY CARE – SPONSORED BY DRIVE MEDICAL
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Four respiratory/home care experts discussed the current state of the home respiratory care industry and offered their expertise and advice on how hospitals, home care providers, and individual RTs can benefit.
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Please join this discussion on encounter-based care and how it is shaping Enterprise Imaging requirements across the care continuum. We'll compare ideas on how and where a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) can help improve outcomes through more informed decisions at the patient’s point of care....
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Some organizations are moving beyond the preliminary stages of vendor neutral archive start-up. This session will highlight three recent enterprise imaging challenges - and solutions - at a large regional medical center. During this webinar, you’ll learn: How this large regional player fac...

RESOURCES

People use health care services for many reasons: to cure illnesses and health conditions, to mend breaks and tears, to prevent or delay future health care problems, to reduce pain and increase qualit...

The medical profession was justified in celebrating this spring’s Congressional action to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. However, the hard-fought victory, while sweet, come...

A defining test of President Barack Obama’s second term, and domestic policy legacy as a President of the United States, is upon the nation. Nearly three years after initial enactment in 2010, t...

With nearly 125,000 pages worth of Medicare regulations governing the U.S. healthcare system, physicians are confronted with overwhelming regulatory burdens that continue to erode their practice of me...

Although coverage for 30 million Americans represents a significant ambition, a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare system is also causing challenges and concerns. The consolidation of regional hospital ...

Making it simple, however, is far from simple. Humana alone has more than 10 million beneficiaries, a network of 600,000 providers, and many different insurance plans. Health information technology, o...

Aurora Health Care provides not-for-profit healthcare services to the people of East Wisconsin in the United States. As well as its 113 permanent health care sites, the organization also offers servic...

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin healthcare provider. Founded in 1987 following the affiliation of two Milwaukee hospitals three years earlier, Aurora now encompasses 250 sites, includ...

Health care reform starts with the need to control costs. Without cost-control, the system isn’t sustainable, no matter how the delivery system is organized or who pays the bills. But nobody wan...