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Rush Health launches HIE with InterSystems platform, expands data sharing

Health Information Exchange (HIE)Rush Health launches HIE with InterSystems platform, expands data sharingThe HIE aggregates clinical information from Epic and AllScripts EHRs, but plans are underway to include all electronic health record systems.Chicago-based Rush Health has


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Broad Institute makes genomic analytics software open source

Precision MedicineBroad Institute makes genomic analytics software open sourceMIT-Harvard research center upgrades GATK technology, widens availability to speed precision medicine advances.Thanks in part to a partnership with Intel, the newest version of the Genome Analysis Toolkit


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Crysis averted: New round of ransomware master keys released

Privacy & SecurityCrysis averted: New round of ransomware master keys releasedNearly 200 decryption keys were released and confirmed valid by security researchers, which can be used to decrypt and unlock data on infected systems. Dharma Heat


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Cisco unveils IoT security architecture for healthcare devices

AnalyticsCisco unveils IoT security architecture for healthcare devicesThe new framework includes analytics, cloud security, malware protection and other services.Cisco on Thursday announced its IoT Threat Defense and said that among the first uses of the new


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Cloud computing will change the nature of hospital IT shops

Cloud ComputingCloud computing will change the nature of hospital IT shops IDC report says cloud services are transforming IT departments into lines of business as they acquire daily operations tasks instead of carrying them out on


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Hospital social media activity mostly tied to maternity, recovery

Patient EngagementHospital social media activity mostly tied to maternity, recoveryBut only 2 percent of posts are sent as thanks to hospital staff, HYP3R report on 6,000 hospitals finds.San Francisco-based startup HYP3R announced a new geosocial index


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IU, Regenstrief score $2.5 million from NIA to test new care model for patients over 50

Population HealthIU, Regenstrief score $2.5 million from NIA to test new care model for patients over 50Trauma Medical Home team -- consisting of a care coordinator, a trauma surgeon, an intensive care physician and other clinicians


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Most consumers would leave a healthcare provider that was struck by ransomware

Privacy & SecurityMost consumers would leave a healthcare provider that was struck by ransomwareA post-WannaCry survey shows that U.S. consumers are not very forgiving when it comes to organizations not able to protect their medical information.About


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Australian hospitals fighting system failure after botched WannaCry patch

Privacy & SecurityAustralian hospitals fighting system failure after botched WannaCry patchFive Queensland Health hospitals were forced back to pencil and paper after the IT failure, and the system will likely remain sluggish for at least a


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As AI spreads through healthcare, ethical questions arise

Artificial IntelligenceAs AI spreads through healthcare, ethical questions ariseNew Infosys report points to the importance of "ethical standards" for maintaining and sometimes retraining talent as automation changes workflows.As U.S. hospitals work to transform their IT infrastructure,


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