Current Industry News

2017-08-17 11:58

The largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. is working to establish a pipeline of early-stage innovators.

2017-08-17 11:02

But some big questions need to be answered as tools like Siri and Alexa start playing a role in the patient journey, says one expert.

2017-08-17 10:49

But while Congress proposed taking ONC’s budget down to $38 million, the FDA would get $500 million budget increase if passed.

2017-08-17 10:19

The behavioral health IT vendor is integrating the terms technology from Wolters Kluwer Health to enhance interoperability and optimize analytics.

2017-08-17 09:58

While the average emergency room wait times for low-acuity patients were up to two-and-a-half hours at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medical Center, the provider’s Telehealth Express Care service can get patients in and out in 35 minutes.

2017-08-17 09:58

While the average emergency room wait times for low-acuity patients were up to two-and-a-half hours at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medical Center, the provider’s Telehealth Express Care service can get patients in and out in 35 minutes.

2017-08-17 08:14

The first Homeland Security Secretary explains that hospitals need to focus their finances and accept that they must invest in creating not just a culture of security but one of resiliency.

2017-08-17 00:59

Nominations for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, will close on August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

2017-08-16 12:22

The SaaS platform will power the All of Us Research Program at the center of the Precision Medicine Initiative.

2017-08-16 11:56

While telehealth is touted as a way to reduce care costs and doctor’s visits, a study from the University of Wisconsin revealed telemedicine may be falling short in other areas.

2017-08-16 11:47

Salesforce, Kinvey, IBM, CloudMine and Microsoft come in as market leaders.

2017-08-16 10:14

Take our poll and we’ll report back on what other hospital IT shops are planning to do.

2017-08-16 09:52

They’re difficult to memorize so employees skirt hospital IT rules when conjuring them up anyway, group says.

2017-08-16 07:15

Yes, there’s a difference, and speakers at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in October will offer a glimpse of the information-fueled road ahead.

2017-08-16 07:04

Cybersecurity experts want to open the hood and and test the digital ledger technology for identity and access management.

2017-08-16 06:04

These tools have evolved in maturity, and there are ways to conduct due diligence to get past the hype.

2017-08-15 12:22

The president’s initial response to the alt-right’s violent protest led executives from Under Armour, AAM and Merck to leave the group as well.

2017-08-15 10:30

Cloud hosting and server management provider notified Alabama’s Surgical Dermatology Group that a hacker had access to its server from March 23 until about May 1.

2017-08-15 09:31

According to Senosi's now-inactive website, the company has created three health apps using a smartphone's built in sensors to monitor different health biomarkers.

2017-08-15 09:23

Shop carefully. While cloud computing offers many advantages, it’s a big step and adequate planning is essential to ensure success.

2017-08-15 07:51

New cost reductions make cloud options more compelling than ever but, in a twist, experts say cloud platforms can be more secure than managed data centers.

2017-08-15 07:45

For all too many years, the healthcare industry’s attempts to innovate have run into the proverbial brick wall. An emerging standard is sparking much needed change, though.

2017-08-15 07:20

The Xavier Center for Artificial Intelligence is bringing together various players to create AI applications that will be offered for free throughout the industry.

2017-08-15 06:22

Technology bundle includes a portal to connect patients with physicians at the university ambulatory provider.

2017-08-15 06:14

They seem so basic, but a team of criminology researchers has found they can actually be effective -- but only against certain types of attacks.

2017-08-14 11:34

Experts from HL7 and DirectTrust say hospitals can benefit from combining the two interoperability specs.

2017-08-14 11:04

Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward monitoring chronic diseases, according to one media outlet.

2017-08-14 10:20

Riverside HealthCare achieved a 99 percent compliance rate with phishing campaigns after it educated (and perhaps scared) its staff into being cautious.

2017-08-14 09:32

The retailer could build its own online pharmacy, move its Echo/Alexa into the clinical realm and build or buy telemedicine and remote patient monitoring technology, analysts suggest.

2017-08-14 07:48

Pacific Alliance Medical Center’s servers were hit by a ransomware attack in June, and officials said the investigation couldn’t rule out whether patient data was accessed.

2017-08-14 06:29

San Mateo County Health System incorporated social determinants of health into its patient records to reduce ‘epistrophic’ events among its vulnerable population.

2017-08-11 10:41

New funding targets diverse and underserved populations as well as settings beyond academic medical centers.

2017-08-11 10:32

The insurance company settled with 33 states for failing to patch a vulnerability that allowed a hacker to gain access to its system.

2017-08-11 09:42

The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, filed in the U.S. House of Representatives, would mandate e-prescribing for controlled substances under Medicare Part D.

2017-08-11 09:16

The group published the guidance to help hospitals define what job roles cybersecurity teams require and, ultimately, to help them find top talent.

2017-08-11 07:56

The company - founded by biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong - said the layoffs and other recent business dealings will save the company $70 million a year.

2017-08-11 06:37

Hackers are trying to reverse-engineer apps and devices to find vulnerabilities.

2017-07-18 11:00

Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.

2017-06-12 03:00

Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.

2017-05-17 20:00

In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.

2017-04-18 05:45

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2017-04-13 10:00

It's time to rethink the role and structure of IT in the enterprise.