Current Industry News

2019-05-17 11:56

A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from KLAS' Arch Collaborative, which makes the case for bigger investment in end-user education.

2019-05-17 10:58

With a customized build, physicians and nurses have only the most important and the most recent data to observe. And now the tele-ICU staff is the first line of patient troubleshooting.

2019-05-17 07:01

Healthcare systems need to collaborate on defense and rely on AI and machine learning to respond to new threats, study finds.

2019-05-17 06:44

SPOT platform uses algorithms to pinpoint critical data points in EHRs, the system says.

2019-05-17 01:10

The ministry wants to improve early detection of strokes.

2019-05-16 11:39

Real-time notifications have allowed the case managers to follow-up with more patients during their hospital stay and engage members. It’s also made for more accurate contact information.

2019-05-16 08:42

Patients were frustrated with the outpatient registration process, but a web-based approach with online questionnaires boosted check-in rates and satisfaction scores.

2019-05-16 06:53

The new Direct Data Submission Platform that providers can use to access eCQM results.

2019-05-16 06:36

Frost & Sullivan research found hospitals focusing on collaboration to improve security and maintain medical device connectivity and uptime as top priorities.

2019-05-16 06:33

The nonprofit group is joining with six state medical societies to incentivize practicing physicians to link their EHRs to health information exchanges.

2019-05-16 05:27

In May, the annual meeting of internists in Germany took place in Wiesbaden - and was attended by around 8,300 physicians and experts, as well as 2,000 patients.

2019-05-16 01:13

The personal data of 4,297 people has been compromised after a website hack, according to a statement by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on May 16. 

2019-05-15 23:50

New EHR decisions impacted around 380 hospitals outside the U.S. last year, according to research firm KLAS.

2019-05-15 17:47

[Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated that Bumrungrad launched the Foundation One CDx panel. The system developed its own panel. The article is now updated. We regret the error.]

2019-05-15 17:47

[Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated that Bumrungrad launched the Foundation One CDx panel. The system developed its own panel. The article is now updated. We regret the error.]

2019-05-15 11:05

Four imaging technology experts offer healthcare CIOs and other executives and health IT workers advice for bringing new imaging tech online.

2019-05-15 07:31

Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human qualities – civility, respect, empathy, collaboration – are "what make us valuable."

2019-05-15 05:37

Cosgrove said hospitals have to up their game to harness emerging technologies.

2019-05-15 04:25

Humanwide pilot collects data with mobile monitoring devices then pulls it into an EHR so the care team can help patients manage conditions.

2019-05-15 04:00

Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.

2019-05-15 03:09

The digital platform monitors operations, supply chain logistics and data acquisition, the company says.

2019-05-15 00:06

Private hospitals in Thailand will have to display the price of medicines so that consumers can make better-informed decisions prior to purchase, starting from this week.

2019-05-14 23:06

King’s College London and NVIDIA are collaborating on a new platform that will broaden the scope of AI in NHS hospital radiology services across the UK.

2019-05-14 13:22

Too many well-meaning providers are "yessing" themselves into serious overwork, putting their health and their patients' health at risk, says one doctor who learned that the hard way – and did something to fix it.

2019-05-14 07:05

As healthcare becomes “life care” hospitals are evolving the patient experience with digital health tools and that calls for new language in some cases.

2019-05-14 06:47

"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit. "But without the right organization and understanding, we'll collapse under the weight of aspirations."

2019-05-13 23:51

With smart baby scales, a German startup now wants to tackle problems in the postnatal phase - and create more accurate comparative data worldwide.

2019-05-13 10:34

The health system has identified tens of millions of dollars in potential savings in the area of cost avoidance through intervention.

2019-05-13 10:14

It starts with understanding obstacles and includes empathy in the experience, David Hoke said at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit.

2019-05-13 06:34

Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the company says.

2019-05-13 01:24

Newly-published survey indicates that nearly half of Germans polled believe that the medical care of the future will be digital.

2019-05-13 00:44

A large-scale EHR implementation in Denmark has faced some resistance from clinical staff; medical doctors found it difficult and time consuming to input data by typing. A pilot project with speech recognition has now shown significant workflow improvements that can potentially reduce resistance to EHR adoption.

2019-05-12 20:19

New Zealand’s Ministry of Health will provide access to two core national systems - the National Health Index (NHI) and Health Practitioner Index (HPI) –

2019-01-15 03:00

Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.

2019-01-14 04:30

CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider.