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UAE’s BinSina Pharmacy Group launches telehealth solution

One of the UAE’s leading pharmacy brands has joined forces with TruDoc 24/7 to provide residents with “with round-the-clock access to medical consultation and services,” it has been announced. BinSina Pharmacy Group has just launched the new offering via its recently launched e-commerce website, with the service first being available to those based in Dubai. […]

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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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Hospital for Special Surgery earns HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

HIMSS has awarded New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery the 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award for its work improving its bed management process and average pathway length of stay adherence. Many healthcare organizations wrestle with challenges related to patient volume on a regular basis. Seeking revamped strategies to address these challenges, the Hospital for Special […]

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CMS, ONC unveil new strategy to reduce burdens in EHRs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through ONC and CMS, has released its draft strategy on reducing regulatory and ease-of-use burdens in electronic health records. While EHRs have countless benefits, physicians have made clear their long-simmering frustration with the layers of documentation and regulatory requirements they have to meet – which adversely impacts […]