Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • Hackensack Meridian launches Google Cloud generative AI tool

    Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health is expanding its partnership with Google Cloud to use its generative artificial intelligence tools to reduce administrative workload, support clinical decision making and help personalize the patient experience. 
  • Top 9 EHRs for community hospitals, per Black Book Research

    The Sunrise EHR from Altera Digital Health was named the top EHR for community hospitals by Black Book Research.
  • Epic in the last 30 days

    From deepening its relationship with Microsoft and Nuance to releasing a new online app gallery, here are seven updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in August:
  • Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + Revenue Cycle Live Conference

    From cybersecurity to AI, consumerism & health equity — 240+ speakers at Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM meeting will show how (and when) tech is the silver bullet. Join us this fall.
  • HCA, Google roll out generative AI project

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare has started using generative artificial intelligence technology from Google to document emergency room visits and speed up nurse handoffs.
  • Nurses join striking writers, actors to voice AI concerns

    Two hundred registered nurses are planning to hold a march in Los Angeles on Aug. 29 to voice their concerns about the threat of artificial intelligence technologies and their ability to provide quality patient care. 
  • Hospital Sisters, Prevea Health experiencing systemwide outage

    Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System and Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health are experiencing sporadic phone access and have reported that their websites and computer applications have been experiencing an outage since Aug. 27, the Green Bay Press Gazette reported. 
  • Digital COVID-19 testing app faces allegations of stolen software

    Nomi Health admitted that it breached its contract with software developer OSGHD by creating its own digital COVID-19 testing app, allegedly built off of OSGHD's software, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Aug. 28.
  • Reimagine your Hybrid Work Strategy in Life Sciences

    Biotech and pharma companies are being held back by old communication tech. Join experts to learn how a better collaboration platform can cut costs, improve talent retention + more.
  • California hospital to use state loan to install Cerner

    El Centro Regional Medical Center will use $3.5 million of its $28 million loan from California to install a Cerner EHR.
  • AI speeding up stroke diagnosis at Baptist

    Coral Gables-based Baptist Health South Florida says AI technology has been helping its neurosurgeons speed up stroke care during "golden hour" — the first 60 minutes after a stroke in which clinicians have the greatest opportunity to restore blood flow and save brain tissue.
  • UNC Health's plan to create responsible AI

    Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health is in the process of creating an AI framework to ensure the technology is being developed responsibly, reported Aug. 25. 
  • Tennessee health system launches fitness app

    Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, based in Memphis, Tenn., launched its new fitness app called Healthier 901 for individuals participating in the health system's weight loss challenge.
  • Healthcare Innovation: A Safe and Secure Approach

    Six Focus Areas to Address the Top Security Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations Today.
  • Cancer treatment too 'nuanced' for ChatGPT, Mass General Brigham finds

    While ChatGPT has shown promise in picking imaging tests and identifying diagnoses, it was decidedly less successful in recommending cancer treatments.
  • What 5 hospitals are paying their Epic talent

    Health systems in New York and California are seeking EHR talent with a posted salary of more than $100,000.
  • Top 7 broken health IT promises, per KLAS

    While the vast majority of healthcare organizations say their IT vendors keep all their promises, nearly a quarter say they sometimes break them, KLAS Research reported.
  • How Amazon, Google, Microsoft are working with health systems

    Hospitals and health systems continue to partner with Big Tech companies to further their digital transformations. Here are nine of those collaborations Becker's reported on in the past month.
  • 4 Apple healthcare job openings

    Apple continues to aggressively hire for healthcare jobs focused on enhancing the health features of its devices. 
  • VA CIO 'cautiously optimistic' about Cerner rollout

    Kurt DelBene, CIO of the Department of Veterans Affairs, said despite the troubles the department has had with its $16 billion Oracle Cerner EHR rollout, he is still "cautiously optimistic" about it, FedScoop reported Aug. 25. 
  • Epic integrates 2-way patient texting to software

    Epic Systems has integrated two-way patient texting, which allows hospitals and health systems using its software to offer patients mobile messaging that can send them alerts about appointments, prescriptions and billing. 
  • Why hospitals should prepare for a month of downtime after cyberattack

    The Joint Commission says hospitals and health systems should prepare to be on downtime for at least a month following a cyberattack, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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