Current Industry News

2018-11-14 07:52

New research from HIMSS Analytics finds widespread interest in patient-generated data and interoperability, along with a need for tech talent and bigger cybersecurity budgets.

2018-11-14 07:08

At a two-day event to learn about the ethics and consumer implications of artificial intelligence, an ONC official and tech developer offered the healthcare perspective.

2018-11-14 03:00

This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.

2018-11-13 17:24

The four Northern Region district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand have started rolling out a cloud-based telehealth service.
Northland, Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs have developed the new service in close collaboration with their clinical teams.

2018-11-13 08:24

A new study, which just enrolled the first of some 1,200 patients, will examine how artificial intelligence could help certified medical assistants do echocardiograms.

2018-11-13 06:14

The three-day program at Harvard Medical School aims to educate healthcare leaders about best practices for using data analytics to drive business objectives.

2018-11-13 04:49

A look at how both Healthcare IT News and sister site MobiHealthNews are now serving an international audience and what that means.

2018-11-12 22:02

Context and unique challenges for military health systems

2018-11-12 22:02

Military health leaders from Australia, Singapore & the UK came together at the inaugural International Military Health IT plenary at HIMSS AsiaPac 18 in Brisbane to discuss the key challenges in their respective military health systems.

2018-11-12 08:41

The University of Virginia Health System wanted to create interactive multimedia reports, believing that radiologists could communicate better through the use of enriched and interactive content.

2018-11-12 04:44

The company will be combined with Veritas-owned Virence Health, but will continue operating under the athenahealth name and keep its Watertown, Massachusetts, headquarters. Virence CEO Bob Segert will lead it.

2018-11-09 10:09

Pacific Dental Services, the first dental support organization to implement Epic's comprehensive health record, will leverage the technology to improve care coordination.

2018-11-09 09:30

The time it takes to take a test has been reduced from 30 minutes to 15 minutes, freeing up technicians to do other clinical work.

2018-11-09 08:29

David Feinberg will work with Google and other Alphabet companies to unify and innovate their  various health projects. At Geisinger, Jaewon Ryu has been named interim president and CEO.

2018-11-09 07:10

Insurers are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to review medical records, optimize care for chronic conditions, identify risk.

2018-11-09 00:57

The traditional model of outpatient care is creating unnecessary pressure on patients, clinicians and the NHS as a whole, a new report from the UK's Royal College of Physicians (RCP) warns. 
Excluding A&E, outpatient appointments account for around 85 per cent of all hospital-based activity in the UK, and figures indicate that the number of consultations has nearly doubled in England in the past decade.

2018-11-08 11:09

The machine learning algorithm, which can anticipate how cells respond CRISPR-induced breaks, could help researchers repair gene mutations.

2018-11-08 08:06

Respondents to new research indicated that major EHR vendors are not capable of precision medicine work.  

2018-11-08 07:11

Last year’s WannaCry ransomware attack on the UK health service did more than expose weaknesses in healthcare cyber resilience – it also highlighted weaknesses in emergency responses to healthcare cyber attacks.

2018-11-08 06:01

The Welsh Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the “competence, capability and capacity" across the system to digitise healthcare services in Wales after an inquiry uncovered a “raft of problems”, from delays in the delivery of digital projects to “unclear” lines of accountability.

2018-11-08 04:58

IT leaders should show the value of specific AI use cases, while also ensuring the C-suite understands the potentially slow or hard-to-define ROI.

2018-11-08 04:26

A proliferation of siloed cloud-based services and tools will erode the economic and innovation benefits originally intended.

2018-10-15 06:00

Imagine an Internet where each individual has control over their own personal data and privacy. Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee has a plan for just that approach.

2018-10-12 05:00

There might be a better, knowledge management-based, way to conduct the US Census, according to a group of university researchers.

2018-09-12 11:00

The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.

2018-08-16 03:15

Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work.

2018-07-12 04:00

A report finds that most industry execs haven't yet committed to investing in AI data verification technology.

2018-07-11 04:00

Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.