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eHI's 2015 iTHRIVE Innovation Challenge
Aug 12th - Aug 13th, 2015

eHealth Initiative's iTHRIVE 2015 Innovation Challenge will seek to find the best and the brightest health IT entrepreneurs and lead discussions about breakthrough solutions to today's toughest health system challenges. iTHRIVE 2015 will also provide networking and information-sharing opportunities to individuals and companies pushing the boundaries of better health care delivery.

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athenahealth Announces Plan For A Healthcare Internet Of Its Own

Hospitals and doctors have been slow to join the digital revolution that's ushered in change in other sectors. Yet a few observers think that resistance won't last much longer. In an interview with CNBC's "On The Money," athenahealth CEO and Co-founder Jonathan Bush predicts a "Healthcare Internet" within five years. He said "the lion's share of ro...

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Precision Medicine: Mayo Clinic Describes Next Steps to Help More Patients

Precision medicine is going to change the one-size-fits-all health care system. Physicians at Mayo Clinic are looking to use knowledge about an individual¹s personal genetic makeup to determine the best plan for disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. At an event held last Thursday at the Senate, Keith Stewart, Mayo Clinic's Director of Indivi...

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Lincoln Land HIE Helps Providers Improve Collaboration and Efficiency with Timely Access to Patient Information

While many providers now use electronic health records (EHRs) as a part of health care reform, communication is still largely paper-based. Many of them still rely on paper-based orders, test results, referrals and care transitions. In fact, a recent study shows only 14 percent of doctors electronically share patient information with other providers...

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CVS Health Opens Digital Innovation Lab in Boston

CVS Health recently announced the opening of its Digital Innovation Lab in Boston. This facility is focused on developing cutting-edge digital services and personalized capabilities and will serve as a vital hub for the rapidly growing team at CVS Health. ...

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Walgreens to Expand Telehealth Platform

Last week, Walgreens and telemedicine company MDLive announced a new virtual doctor service that will allow patients to use their computers and tablets to connect with doctors....

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Accenture Report Identifies Five Health IT Trends for Health Care Systems

The future of the health care industry will be shaped by five health IT trends, according to a new report released by Accenture, Healthcare IT News reports. For the Accenture 2015 Healthcare IT Vision report, researchers surveyed 101 health care executives; 601 doctors; and 1,000 consumers....

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