Current Industry News

2020-11-27 00:25

Healthcare IT News explores some of the most pivotal workforce initiatives in the GCC and MENA regions, with Osama ElHassan, health informatics specialist, Dubai Health Authority who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Event. 

2020-11-26 20:31

The funding will support 15 innovative AI projects ranging from early cancer detection to clinical support and wearable medical devices.

2020-11-26 06:39

Also, UK health retailer, Superdrug launches mental health service app.

2020-11-26 03:41

The healthcare provider – and first member of the Kingdom’s Mayo Clinic Care Network – will roll-out the EMR system in its Jeddah hospital and clinics.

2020-11-26 01:06

A look at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's preparedness for cyber-attacks during COVID-19 with Dr Saif Abed, founding partner and director of cybersecurity advisory services at AbedGraham, who will be moderating at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Conference.

2020-11-25 11:50

Building off its Hospital Without Walls program, it's offering new flexibilities around telehealth and remote patient monitoring as the country enters "a new level of crisis response," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

2020-11-25 11:01

 Learn to Live was added to insurer benefits to address behavioral health disorders, which are among the most expensive, according to CEO Dale Cook.

2020-11-25 08:53

The Department of Health and Social Care has quashed rumours of a third tech unit to work alongside NHSX and NHS Digital.

2020-11-25 08:08

Introduced by Rep. Ted Yoho, the bipartisan legislation would make funding from the Bureau of Health Workforce conditional on adopting the compact within three years.

2020-11-25 05:53

When health systems have their staff manage revenue cycles, up to 25% of the day can be spent on repetitive tasks related to the revenue process.

2020-11-25 04:58

The American Telemedicine Association said the newly released final rules move the healthcare industry closer to a value-based care model.

2020-11-24 20:25

On top of investment and skilling, region dubbed a “game-changer” in sustainable transformation.

2020-11-24 20:00

The first HIMSS study on public cloud use in Germany’s hospitals shows a high deployment level of cloud computing. On average, respondents rate public cloud solutions as more advantageous than on-premise solutions, however, they also express concerns with regard to data protection and compliance. 

2020-11-24 11:22

The partnership will use de-identified patient data to zero in on factors that worsen COVID-19 outcomes among certain groups.

2020-11-24 08:00

Remote patient monitoring ecosystems should not be treated in the same way as traditional endpoints, say cybersecurity experts.

2020-11-24 04:02

Despite the Challenges, How Can Emergency Medicine Providers Maximize Revenue?

2020-11-24 03:30

The FHIR R4 APIs in version 2020.2 of the platform will enable broader access to provider, payer and pharmacy benefits data – and can help boost compliance with upcoming interoperability and patient access rules, the company says.

2020-11-23 08:24

The system's Epic electronic health record has been in "read-only" status at several of the system's sites, with MyChart patient portals also inaccessible.

2020-11-23 05:59

Much has been made of telehealth's potential to bridge the accessibility gap for those who may be otherwise underserved by the healthcare systems.

2020-11-23 05:00

In this sixth story in our burnout series, five physicians who have been overseeing telemedicine programs during this unprecedented surge discuss stress and ways to survive it.

2020-11-23 02:00

To promote trust in artificial intelligence in healthcare, AI products and services must come from a deep understanding of user and patient needs and promote user and patient engagement.

2020-11-23 01:31

The Academy will improve speed and effectiveness with which WHO guidelines health workers and other professionals in the field.

2020-11-21 21:20

An interview with Dr Talac Mahmud, general practitioner at Healthy in Your Own Skin, who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East.

2020-09-16 04:00

Life insurance giant MassMutual is exploring the use of health data from wearables to further refine its data science-created underwriting models.

2020-05-29 04:00

Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.

2020-05-27 04:30

As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.

2020-03-30 04:00

A challenge on the data science community site Kaggle is asking great minds to apply machine learning to battle the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

2020-03-27 04:00

A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster.