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SC HIMSS recognized as Chapter of the Year

The Chapter of the Year Award recognizes chapters who have had a strong impact on their geographical region in a meaningful way through the works of the chapter to produce health information and technology-centered events, education,…
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Academic medical centers grapple with AI governance

The way healthcare organizations manage and oversee AI tools varies widely, with many agreeing there is a need for clear guidelines and oversight at organizational and federal levels to handle the unique challenges posed by AI prediction tools, a Jan. 31 study published in the NEJM AI found.

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'We have the technology to transform healthcare': Bold ideas from big systems

Digital transformation in healthcare made big strides last year as hospitals began to incorporate artificial intelligence into clinical and operational processes in a meaningful way.

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Top 5 health system risks for '24, per IT company

Artificial intelligence is the No. 1 management risk in healthcare for 2024, according to a survey of health system executives.

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UnityPoint Health partnership to expand remote patient monitoring

At West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, a partnership with HealthSnap will help expand remote patient monitoring to service more patients.
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Novant Health pays $6.6M over pixel fallout

Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health has agreed to pay $6.6 million for using an advertising tool called a tracking pixel that shared personal information with technology companies, WRAL reported Jan. 10.  

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What CIOs are focusing on in 2024

In 2024, hospital and health system CIOs are focusing on exploring generative AI use cases, with the aim of driving greater efficiencies for their organizations and staff. 
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8 healthcare tech trends in 2024, per DataLink

Health IT company DataLink projected eight trends in healthcare technology for 2024. Artificial technology dominated the trends list.

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Apple watch sales ban temporarily lifted

Apple will be allowed to sell previously banned smart watches in the U.S. while it appeals the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision that it violated Masimo's patent, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Watchdog agency makes new appointments to health IT committee

The Government Accountability Office named five new members to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee.

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HHS releases AI transparency rule

The HHS has taken the initial step in regulating emerging AI tools and algorithms within the healthcare sector.