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The new requirement covers all attendees, including exhibitors and HIMSS employees. The organization is still determining how it will validate each person's status. 

CVS Health is on track to expand its HealthHub store concept to more than 600 locations in 2020, the company revealed during a presentation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

CMS’ newly proposed interoperability rules are a part of a broader effort to empower patients by ensuring they have access to their medical records, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said during the HIMSS conference in Orlando on Feb. 12.

The healthcare system is accelerating toward a value-based system, but several barriers remain in the way for providers, payers and stakeholders in between.

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A blog post from Shawn Martin, senior vice president of advocacy, practice advancement and policy at the American Academy of Family Physicians, argued the electronic health record (EHR) industry has failed to live up to promises to reduce costs, improve care and help avert dangerous medical errors—and what it needs now is a disruptive infusion of competition.

In a survey conducted by Global Healthcare Exchange, some of the top providers for supply chain performance said making better use of data would be their No. 1 priority this year, either through expanded analytics or standardizing their data process across the organization.

Healthcare consumers appear quite comfortable with digital-based health tools, including those with artificial intelligence capabilities, according to a survey released by Accenture at the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas.

As the healthcare professionals touch down in Las Vegas for the 2018 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the organization released its annual survey of the marketplace. HIMSS published the 2018 U.S. HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey on March 6, which examines trends in employment, technology and expectations.

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The first federated learning experiment will kick off in early 2022, aiming to produce a “highly accurate” COVID-19 classification model through collaboration. 

Cardiac imaging produced a more than sevenfold increase in detection of such heart inflammation, according to research presented Monday at RSNA21. 

Mary Mahoney, MD, explored these themes during her presidential address kicking off RSNA's annual meeting Sunday.