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WellPoint uses Watson to speed up pre-approval process

WellPoint, IBM and New York-based Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have developed a new product to help doctors personalize patients' treatments, streamline review processes and reduce waste.

Insurers use IT triggers to communicate on member wellness

As health insurers increasingly are expanding their business to focus on member health and wellness, they are finding that one particular information technology (IT) tool, known as trigger-based

HHS' updated infection-fighting plan stresses health IT

In an updated draft of its national action plan for fighting healthcare-associated infections (HAI), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) highlights the role of health IT. "Monitoring

ONC launches contest to develop application for the disabled

The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) is launching another cash contest to spur innovation in health IT. In this competition, ONC is challenging software development teams to