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Healthcare systems often have been slow to use limited funding on advanced technologies. Read about innovations that have added efficiencies, improved patient outcomes and curbed costs.

AMA encourages thoughtful development of 'augmented intelligence'

AMA encourages thoughtful development of 'augmented intelligence'

The AMA issued its first-ever policy on what it's calling "augmented intelligence," encouraging the healthcare industry to focus on improving patient outcomes and provider satisfaction. »

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Transformation Summit 2018: Healthcare leaders say it's time for innovative change

Transformation Summit 2018: Healthcare leaders say it's time for innovative change

At Modern Healthcare's 2018 Transformation Summit, healthcare leaders discussed the future of the industry, including the importance of digital tools and old-fashioned human empathy.

Teladoc acquires Advance Medical for $352 million

Teladoc acquires Advance Medical for $352 million

Since Advance Medical's focus lies outside the U.S., the acquisition will help Teladoc serve U.S. multinational employers, a third of whose employees are outside the country.

Providers leverage AI to address high-risk patients at the right time

Providers leverage AI to address high-risk patients at the right time

Ochsner Health System has begun using a machine learning-driven model to predict which patients are most at risk of adverse events.

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

Eighty percent of nearly 750 providers, payers and pharmaceutical companies polled said they are optimistic that the new health system-led generic-drug company will change the status quo, and 90% said they would buy drugs from it, according to a new survey.

IHI forms nationwide patient safety committee

IHI forms nationwide patient safety committee

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, CMS, FDA, Joint Commission and others joined forces to create an action plan that relies on a "total systems approach" to uniformly apply safety principles across the industry.

Gravitating toward Columbus: Health IT scene thrives in Ohio's capital

Gravitating toward Columbus: Health IT scene thrives in Ohio's capital

Healthcare companies are building capital in Ohio's capital, where startups are tapping local talent.

Evergreen Cooperative Laundry taking over Cleveland Clinic-owned laundry facility

Evergreen Cooperative Laundry taking over Cleveland Clinic-owned laundry facility

Evergreen Cooperative Laundry is taking over management of Cleveland Clinic's laundry facility in the city's Collinwood neighborhood, an expansion that brings more than 100 new employees into ECL.

Ascension forges first-ever global supply chain company to reduce costs

Ascension forges first-ever global supply chain company to reduce costs

Ascension and Australia-based Ramsay Health Care's supply chain joint venture could help cut U.S. healthcare costs if it helps Ascension learn other countries' tab for medical products and negotiate lower prices.

Providence St. Joseph launches telemedicine network

Providence St. Joseph launches telemedicine network

The integrated health system will connect consumers and providers through 50 programs to increase access in remote areas, ease overcrowding in emergency rooms and improve stroke and mental health treatment.

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