1. Johns Hopkins' Dwight Raum on the CIO's dual role with COVID-19 vaccines Full story
2. California calls for weekly testing of all hospital workers Full story
3. Hospitals see 8th consecutive month of shrinking volumes Full story
4. New biologic technology aids bone formation. Click here for details and data showing its effectiveness.
5. Google Cloud launches healthcare interoperability program: 5 things to know Full story
6. University of Minnesota Physicians report 2 employee email hacks: 4 details Full story
7. Amazon launches online pharmacy & 7 more health IT notes Full story
8. Colorado health provider alerts 295,617 patients of data breach Full story
9. 3 Must Reads
- Stop flying blind and gain service visibility to improve IT operations and EHR services. Click here to learn more.
- The solution to patient hesitancy: How remote intake can help increase volumes without crowding the waiting room. Click here to read more.
- Is your health system in compliance with the new CMS Condition of Participation? Click here for a compliance checklist and to find out if you meet minimum requirements.
10. Olive closes $225.5M investment round: 4 notes Full story
11. DeepMind tackles 50-year-old challenge with AI software to boost drug discovery: 5 details Full story
12. Nearly 1M health records breached in November Full story
13. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
14. Telehealth in rural America: Click here to download a 4-step guide to success.
15. Vaccine will be widely available by June, Warp Speed leader says; White House COVID-19 adviser resigns — 5 updates Full story
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2. Are you still capturing informed consent on paper? Find out how going mobile improves workflow, improves patient satisfaction.
3. Does your organization know which factors will shape telehealth’s future trajectory? Download this ebook find out.