IBM and Boston Children’s Hospital announced that they intend to collaborate to apply IBM’s Watson cognitive platform to help clinicians identify possible options for the diagnosis and treatment of rare pediatric diseases.
By Audie Atienza – As part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Big Data to Knowledge Initiative (BD2K), NIH is pleased to partner with the Wellcome Trust, with additional support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, to launch the Open Science Prize – a prize competition supporting the development of technology platforms and tools that make open biomedical data more discoverable, accessible, analyzable, and citable.
WEDI, the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announces the winners of its annual awards program. Each award recipient was announced during WEDI-Con 2015 in Reston, Va. on Wednesday, October 28.
With partners across the U.S., National Health Information Technology Week is a virtual event with various activities in communities from Maine to California. Here are 10 ways you can celebrate NHIT Week in your hometown. Feel free to use one or more of our ideas, or come up with ideas your own.
A select group of six innovative healthcare startups were chosen to participate in the third annual New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a four-month program run by the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC).
Leadership style varies among executives. For HIMSS President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, change and innovation highlight his skillful approach, and he has now been tapped to as a judge for the inaugural Heart Health Prize of $100,000.
By Gregg Masters – Emerging ACO management companies enabling physician led participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) aka Aledade (@AledadeACO). ‘Aledade Creating New Medicare Accountable Care Organizations in Seven States.‘ Meet Dr. Farzard Mostashari on PopHealth Week.
By Malini Sekhar – In a few weeks, we’re hosting our next Demo Day at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), featuring an introduction into innovation with the HHS IDEA Lab and a series of rapid-fire presentations from the teams currently being supported by the Summer 2015 HHS Ignite Accelerator.
By Susannah Fox – The public conversation about health and health care can be fast-paced and free-wheeling — words not often associated with the federal government. While we are not in control of the conversation, government workers can still listen and contribute to it.