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Microsoft, Providence St. Joseph partner on long-term cloud innovation project

Renton, Washington-based Providence St. Joseph Health is partnering with nearby Microsoft for a multi-year strategic alliance designed to help PSJH address clinical and operational needs with emerging cloud-based technologies. The health system will deploy software from Microsoft and its partners at a PSJH-affiliated hospital facility in Seattle, near the technology giant’s Redmond headquarters, and use […]

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Vanderbilt's AI-powered EHR voice assistant saves time for caregivers

Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the largest academic medical centers in the Southeast, serving the primary and specialty healthcare needs for patients throughout Tennessee and the mid-south. THE PROBLEM Like many other healthcare organizations, Vanderbilt’s caregivers have felt the administrative burden of clinical documentation and labor-intensive healthcare technologies. Caregivers found […]

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Community Health Systems makes Apple Health Records available at 100 affiliated hospitals

Community Health Systems (CHS) announced that the Apple Health Records app for iPhones is now available to patients at approximately 100 CHS-affiliated hospitals. WHY IT MATTERS Apple Health Records helps users to visualize and securely store their health records, allowing them to aggregate records from multiple institutions alongside their patient-generated data, creating a more holistic […]

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Beyond the exam room: How data privacy builds patient trust

The provider-patient trust relationship is the cornerstone of any healthcare practice. But it doesn’t stop there. Patients entrust their lives and their intensely personal information not only to their physician, but also to an entire healthcare ecosystem: insurance providers, healthcare organizations, hospitals, specialists, labs and other third parties largely undetected to the patient but integral […]

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Epic takes Best in KLAS awards once again

For the ninth year in a row, Epic earned the top score for Overall Software Suite in the annual Best in KLAS 2019 Software & Services report. The Verona, Wisconsin-based health IT giant also scored top marks in the Overall Physician Practice Vendor category, and was best-rated in nine segments, while also winning category leader […]