Current Industry News

2019-03-24 21:50

Unsigned prescriptions are now legal when created with an electronic system that is integrated with the New Zealand e-Prescription Service (NZePS).

2019-03-22 10:21

A new report from Chilmark research finds more health systems broadening their applications of data tools, and putting them to work for initiatives beyond value-based care.

2019-03-22 07:34

At the Georgia health system, a smartphone app is the hub for after-hours communication among physicians, nurses and patients, with caregivers getting more information than ever.

2019-03-22 06:23

The association is seeking feedback until March 23, 2019.

2019-03-22 06:23

The association is seeking feedback until March 23, 2019.

2019-03-22 05:06

Whether they’re used by millennials or baby boomers, we need new technologies to help people make more informed decisions about their health, SCAN Foundation Bruce Chernof says.

2019-03-22 05:05

While payers have shown a preference for private cloud, new research suggests many will deploy connected health solutions in public clouds within two years. 

2019-03-22 05:01

Invistics says its platform deploys machine learning algorithms to detect drug diversion that would otherwise go unnoticed or unreported.

2019-03-21 05:38

The ultimate goal is patient safety and freeing up money to invest in care.

2019-03-20 21:48

SA Health, the public health agency of South Australia, has made improvements to its troubled electronic medical record (EMR) system, in an attempt to lay the foundation for progressive implementation of new features and functionality.

2019-03-20 10:59

As transformative as the technology can be, providers need to be cautious not to lose the human element in their care delivery.

2019-03-20 10:37

Four experts in healthcare cloud computing offer CIOs and other health IT workers who are starting – or maintaining – cloud migrations some well-rounded advice.

2019-03-20 10:15

With increasing buzz around population health and social determinants of health, those two forces are poised to change philosophies around care delivery and how a hospital or health system works to keep the surrounding community healthy. While that likely means good things for patients and outcomes, it also drives more sharing, more data and more risk of losing your privacy.

2019-03-20 10:05

The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.

2019-03-20 07:38

The system is building on a program that saw early results including a 62 percent mortality rate reduction.  

2019-03-20 06:31

Israeli infusion system specialist Q Core Medical has opened a new European hub in Marseille, France, to capitalise on growing demand for its smart pumps in both hospital and ambulatory care settings.
The European HQ will be led by country manager Laurent Schektman, who said that the location was the doorway to the French and European healthcare markets.

2019-03-20 05:04

From clinical trials to supply chain, the pharma industry is using cloud computing models in numerous ways. 

2019-03-19 21:04

Cambridge-headquartered Intersystems today announced that MediWay Technology, a China-based healthcare software company, has built and deployed its new iMedical Cloud healthcare IT ecosystem platform using InterSystems IRIS for Health™.

2019-03-19 12:11

In one initiative, the health system tracked hourly rounding compliance by nursing staff. In just over a year, the health system's hourly compliance rate improved by 78.9 percent.

2019-03-19 07:14

Until November, reimbursement for remote patient monitoring services was a gray area for providers, but the picture is becoming clear.

2019-03-19 07:12

The company will help the academic medical center build out its Medicare Advantage plan, as well as developing new AI-powered diagnostics, clinical pathways and more.

2019-03-19 05:33

The pact will enable customers to use medical devices for monitoring blood glucose and pressure as well as weight management, the companies say.

2019-03-19 05:16

IDC and Ponemon experts highlight the advantages of storing insurance claims information in a could and offer advice about security and data control.

2019-03-18 11:41

During the first year of tele-ICU, the technology helped save 125 lives, reduce ICU length of stay by 34 percent, reduce the sepsis mortality rate, and more.

2019-03-18 10:19

A new survey with the HealthCare Executive Group sees trends such as consumerism and social determinants forcing providers and payers to fundamentally rethink how care is delivered and reimbursed.

2019-03-18 06:49

Using the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool will create better access to prescription data for clinicians at Partners.  

2019-03-18 05:17

The industry veteran and head of the CTA on the greatest threat to innovation, empathy as the new currency – and why every health organization should be thinking like a tech company.

2019-03-18 05:02

Sharing systems and data, speed to market and agility and improved security are among the reasons payers are making the move to cloud.

2019-03-17 22:27

A group of Kiwi clinicians with a passion for technology driving changes in healthcare has created a Clinical Informatics Leadership Network.
The new network is being supported logistically and financially by Health Informatics New Zealand and held its first meeting during the HiNZ 2018 conference in Wellington.

2018-10-22 04:00

When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.