The Health IT ecosystem is being driven toward an incentive-driven model through the implementation of Meaningful Use as the government standard for using Electronic Health Records (EHR).
Can innovations in digital health benefit healthcare? Digital health is empowering patients and helping them engage with their health in cost effective ways. Data from EHRs(electronic health records) and mHealth apps can help physicians personalize treatment, target conditions and engage patients in their care and monitor patient outcomes. Show More Summary
Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut, introduced a popular Internet symbol for a careless shrug of the shoulders -- ¯\_(?)_/¯ -- into the Congressional record to describe the Republican Party's position on the Affordable Care Act.
The health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has announced that a cyber attack has stolen 1.1 million records of both current and former members. Read more...
An unidentified group of hackers stole data from about 1.1 million current and former members of the health insurance company CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in a breach last year, the company revealed on Wednesday. The company disclosed...Show More Summary
Digital wellness and telemedicine platform Fruit Street Health has chosen Validic’s digital health platform to access more than 175 wearable devices and applications into its telehealth software, personal health record and HIPAA compliant...Show More Summary
Many of those who should get it, don't. And many of those who shouldn't, do. That's the story of a common screening test for osteoporosis, according to new research. Researchers recommend electronic health record enhancements to improve preventive-care decisions
This appeared a few days ago.E healthBudget Review 2015–16 IndexDr Rhonda JollyE health makes use of developments in computer technology and telecommunications to deliver health information and services more effectively and efficiently. Show More Summary
The crowd-funding platform for “sophisticated” investors raises $1.5 million for local mobile health firm Global Kinetics Corporation.
The integration of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates(r)) into the Flatiron Health OncoEMR(r) electronic health record will allow for access to evidence-based treatment protocols based on the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines(r)).
Global Kinetics Corporation's $1.5 million equity raising billed as Australia's largest.
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The Apple Watch is a great device for a lot of things, most notably fitness. Just like other smartwatches and fitness bands, the Watch can measure your heart rate and record fitness sessions, relaying all the data back to the iPhone and the other health-related apps you have installed. Show More Summary
More than 20,000 patients were canceled at the last minute by National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in England in the first three months of 2015.
Silversheet, a medical credentials verification startup, has pulled in $2.9 million in a seed round to launch a platform that aims to save administrators time by digitizing documents and automate the verification of medical records. There are numerous problems in the health IT space, particularly in medical records and the paperwork involved. Show More Summary
Your health system has acquired physician practices all around it. You’ve merged with some of your former competitors. You’ve spent a ton of money on new electronic medical record or hospital information systems. Maybe your facilities have even reached...(read more)
This is the detail.Programme 7.1: eHealthProgramme Objectives Redevelop and operate a national shared eHealth record system The report from the Review of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record, released in May 2014, madeShow More Summary
Doctors and seniors should be prepared for yet more government interference in their relationship, driven by the EHRs the physicians will have to feed instead of treating their patients.
A record number of hospital mergers and acquisitions occurred in 2014. Healthcare organizations are increasingly buying physician practices and more physicians are employed by health systems than ever before. As a result, groups of physicians...Show More Summary
New name and opt-out policy won’t save the personal health record 11 May 2015, 6.30am BST http://theconversation.com/new-name-and-opt-out-policy-wont-save-the-personal-health-record-41601 David Glance Director of UWA Centre for Software...Show More Summary