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The Privacy Foundation Highlights The Risks Of Having A Vast Centralised Collection Of Health Records.

In the last week or so possibly the largest information leak of detailed personal information occurred. Full personal details of approximately 143 million people were exposed.Here is a report:September 14, 2017 / 2:04 PM / 2 days agoEquifax says web server vulnerability led to hackReuters StaffFILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. Show More Summary

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About BYOD in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations around the U.S. continue to wrestle with whether staff are allowed to use their personal mobile devices for work. Spok, a provider of clinical communications solutions recently surveyed more than 350 healthcare leaders to understand more about ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) policies and assess the current trends. Show More Summary

A Long Article Suggesting The Future For Telstra Health is Pretty Uncertain At Present.

The following very detailed article appeared last week.Updated Sep 11 2017 at 1:47 PM Trying to prove it's nimble and smart, Telstra stumblesby Aaron Patrick Under chief executive David Thodey, Telstra thought electronic health services...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Teams Up with NDSC to Develop CareSelect Lab for EHR-Integrated Guidelines

Mayo Clinic has announced a new partnership with National Decision Support Company (NDSC) to develop CareSelect Lab, a real-time decision support tool to provide real-time medical guidance when ordering laboratory tests. The tool addresses...Show More Summary

Dayton Children’s Hospital Deploys Vocera Secure Text & Hands Free Technology

Dayton Children’s Hospital, a 155-bed multi-specialty pediatric hospital has deployed Vocera’s hands-free communication badges and a secure texting app throughout its new 260,000-square-foot patient tower. During the move to the newShow More Summary

Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Accelerator Unveils Third Class of 10 Digital Health Startups

Techstars Healthcare Accelerator, in partnership with Cedars-Sinai, today announced the 10 digital health startups selected to participate in its third class. From artificial intelligence to new devices and disruptive services, these...Show More Summary

Innovaccer Launches Care Intelligence System to Deliver Value-based Care

Innovaccer Inc., a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company, today announced the launch of Care Intelligence System to become the bedrock of value-based care. The new platform is designed for care teams to streamline their workflows, reduce IT dependency and yet reach more of their at-risk patients. Innovaccer realized the need for a new value-based care... Read More

I Wonder Where The Truth Lies In All This - It Is Not Clear To Me.

Tim Kelsey gave a prepared opening statement to the Senate Enquiry on The Medicare Data Breach on Friday afternoon.Here is the transcript:Finance and Public Administration References Committee - 15/09/2017Protection of personal Medicare...Show More Summary

How Predictive Analytics Brings Operational Clarity to Healthcare

Editor’s Note:  Rich Krueger is the CEO at Hospital IQ, a provider of analytic services and hospital management solutions. Prior to joining Hospital IQ, Rich was the founder and CEO of DynamicOps, a cloud automation software company that was acquired by VMware in 2012.  The healthcare industry is grappling with a perfect storm of critical issues, each with the... Read More

Mayo Clinic Integrates System Assessment Tool with Epic MyChart App

Mayo Clinic is now offering their secure, web-based symptom assessment tool, Ask Mayo Clinic online through Epic’s MyChart App. Available 24/7 through the patient portal via any computer or mobile, MyChart App, users are guided through a series of questions about presenting symptoms. Driven by 36 standardized algorithms based on the real-time data entered, users... Read More

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 18th September, 2017.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so.Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

The Game Has Now Changed And It Is Now Clear That The MyHealth Record is Rapidly Becoming Obsolete.

The following very important announcement appeared last week:Epic unveils interoperability tool for patientsThe EHR vendor says Share Everywhere is designed to empower MyChart users to allow clinicians to view medical records.By Bernie...Show More Summary

Building Unity Farm Sanctuary - September 2017

I’m on a flight to New Zealand as part of my international government service. The 26 hour commute means that even with just two days of meetings in Auckland, I will be gone from the farm for 5 days.I spent Saturday morning cleaningShow More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 398 – Results – 17th September, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.Should The ADHA Sponsor And Fund The Introduction Of A National Clinical Information Access Program (CIAP) For Journal Articles, Guidelines, etc. Like Presently Offered In NSW?Yes 12% (17) No 79% (112) I Have No Idea 9% (12) Total votes: 141 I was surprised as this result emerged and so I asked for comments. Show More Summary

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 16th September, 2017.

Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

Convergence and the Three Rules for Data Governance

Across the industry novel provider-payer collaborations have arisen – something we refer to as Convergence. The macro-factor driving this push […] The post Convergence and the Three Rules for Data Governance appeared first on Chilma...

New Study Finds Prompts, Social Networks, Philanthropy Keys to Engagement for Wearables

A recent innovation study found interaction with social networks and use of digital coaches via a smartphone app connected to a biometric sensor embedded in eyeglasses provided incentive for users to increase activity, including an average 20-25 percent spike in daily steps when prompted by a digital coach. Conducted by the University of Southern California... Read More

Optum360, Navicure, ZirMed Named Top Vendors for Revenue Cycle Management Solutions

Optum360, Navicure, ZirMed and others have been named top revenue cycle management vendors in customer satisfaction and client experience, according to Black Book Market Resaerch for 2017. For the report, Black Book surveyed 6,033 hospital...Show More Summary

These Seem Like A Trial Or Two That Might Be Worthwhile – I Look Forward To The Outcomes!

This appeared last week.SMS suicide prevention trial announced in bid to save livesCameron Mee Published: September 10 2017 - 12:00AMSurvivors of suicide attempts will receive supportive text messages under a landmark trial that will...Show More Summary

PeraHealth Joins the Epic App Orchard for Seamless Integration with Epic EHR

PeraHealth, a provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions, announces its membership in Epic’s App Orchard to allow seamless integration into Epic’s EHR platform. As an App Orchard contributor, PeraHealth will utilize...Show More Summary

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