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Health providers struggle with electronic health records interoperability (access required)

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Doctors’ handwriting is notoriously challenging, but it turns out electronic health records (EHR) are no panacea either, especially when trying to interoperate between two different medical providers, according to IT experts. Many medical providers have moved to EHR, but each ...

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Virtual reality playing a role in health care

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This is the second story in a three-part series on virtual reality.  We’re a ways from using it in areas such as surgery and other medical procedures, but virtual reality (VR) is playing an increasingly larger role in health care. ...

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State healthcare apprenticeship program adds skilled workers in Idaho hospitals (access required)

A healthcare apprenticeship program is helping Idaho hospitals obtain some of the skilled workers they need. Similar to the software engineering apprenticeship program, the Idaho Hospital Association, in cooperation with the Department of Labor, provides Idaho employers with tools for ...

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Police and paramedics will get dedicated space at Saint Alphonsus in Nampa (access required)

St. Alphonsus Health System is building a 19,000-square-foot structure in Nampa that will include stations for Nampa police and Canyon County paramedics. Saint Alphonsus is setting aside about 1,100 square feet for Canyon County Paramedics Station 46 and about 600 ...

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Saint Alphonsus proposes small hospital next to Whole Foods (access required)

Saint Alphonsus Health System proposes building a two-story, 18,215-square-foot  hospital on the Myrtle Street vacant lot next to Whole Foods in downtown Boise, according to a June 27 submission to Boise Planning & Development Services. The application for a conditional-use ...

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Saint Alphonsus meshes ER with family care at new Nampa neighborhood hospital (access required)

Saint Alphonsus Health System will replace its Nampa hospital on 12th Avenue with a scaled-down hybrid of an urgent care clinic and emergency care hospital to continue serving the southern parts of Nampa. Saint Alphonsus broke ground in early December ...

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