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‘Computer, how is this patient doing?’ Using analytics in health care (access required)

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Correction: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Onur Torusoglu’s name. St. Luke’s Health System is looking at new ways to use data analytics to help produce better patient outcomes. “It’s not magic, it’s math,” said Onur Torusoglu, ...

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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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Last beam in place for St. Luke’s Children’s Pavilion; next up a sky bridge (access required)

The Idaho Elks Children’s Pavilion at St. Luke’s structure is in place now, having arisen from a 36-foot deep hole since July-August 2017. The final steel beam at the highest point was installed the week of Oct. 22, a week ...

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St. Luke’s builds overnight accommodations for cancer patients in Fruitland (access required)

Backed by $1 million in donations, St. Luke’s Health System will build a 5,235-square-foot respite house in Fruitland for cancer patients traveling from hundreds of miles away for radiation treatment. The $1.6 million respite house will have four guest rooms ...

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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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YMCA plus park, library and St. Luke’s equals a Meridian collaboration called The Hill (access required)

The YMCA, St. Luke’s Health System, Meridian Parks & Recreation, West Ada School District and Meridian Library will unveil a grand collaboration May 25 at what is being called The Hill on Meridian’s south side. On that day, the South ...

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