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AcademyHealth Becomes Host Organization for 2016 Health Datapalooza

Washington DC-based non-profit AcademyHealth takes over hosting responsibilities for this year’s Health Datapalooza conference.

El Camino Hospital launches new online services

After a two-year implementation, 395-bed El Camino Hospital (CA) goes live with its $150 million Epic system.

Paging Dr. Pigeon; You’re Needed in Radiology

Researchers find that pigeons can be trained to find tumors in medical images as well as radiologists or pathologists.

Man Receives $1 Million Hospital Charge For 5-Day Stay With No Surgery

An uninsured 24-year-old man from Pittsburgh is receiving national media attention after a five-day hospital stay at UPMC results in $1.1 million in hospital charges.

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