AI and the potential liability issues arising from use in a clinical setting
Apple and Eli Lilly are studying whether data from iPhones and Apple Watches can detect signs of dementia
- Apple has teamed up with Eli Lilly on new research to detect evidence of brain decline by using data from popular connected devices.
- The early-stage study took place over 12 weeks, and included both an 82-person healthy control group and 31 individuals with varying stages of cognitive decline and dementia.
- More than 6 million people in the U.S. live with dementia.
Patients trying to access medical records from shuttered, unresponsive clinic
DirectTrust Surpasses 1 Billion Health Data Exchange Transactions
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ID theft stings, but it’s hard to pin on specific data hacks
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An in-depth look at how one health system customized its Epic EHR to fight the opioid crisis
Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement
Partners HealthCare taps AI to bring ultrasound to point of care
Transitions hampered by info exchange between venues of care
Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, AWS join on machine learning effort
Telehealth use jumps at inpatient settings
- The use of telehealth services has surged in inpatient settings but remains relatively flat for outpatient locations, according to a pair of surveys released Tuesday by data and analytics company Definitive Healthcare.
- Providers in both care settings are planning to invest in the technology going forward, with 90% slated to do so in the next 18 months, according to the surveys.
- Cost is the primary barrier to adoption for inpatient providers. One in five outpatient respondents also cited "satisfaction with the practice's current solutions and services" as a primary obstacle to adoption.
In Health Tech, Beware of Getting Exactly What You Want
Industry Voices—Removing ban on nationwide unique patient identifier would save lives, money
Penn State's solution for addressing forensic examiner shortage: Telehealth
AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read
Solving identifiers is key to address interoperability roadblocks
State AGs ask Congress to replace law on substance use disorder records
Mr Fax goes to Washington D.C.
Boris Johnson announces £1.8bn cash boost to upgrade NHS facilities and equipment
Epic’s Struggle Highlights Issues In Sharing Patient Information Datasets
At Vanderbilt, Electronic Health Records Are Beginning To Talk Back
Model predicts patients at risk for Alzheimer’s 2 years in advance
Why Doctors Should Organize
Meeting the challenges of modern medicine will require more than seeing patients.
States set differing rules for use of PDMP data in opioid fight
NHS Patient Data Could Generate Billions For UK, But Is It OK To Go Down That Road?
Babylon Health confirms $550M raise at $2B+ valuation to expand its AI-based health services
Norton lowers opioid prescriptions by over 50% through data analysis, education
Insider threats cause many of the most damaging security incidents
Londoners are suspicious of sharing information outside the NHS, study finds
DirectTrust sees huge growth in exchange transactions
During the second quarter of 2019, the nonprofit alliance – which was launched to promote secure, electronic exchanges of protected health information between providers and between providers and patients – tracked nearly 251 million messages sent and received through the DirectTrust network
DirectTrust hits milestone of 1B messages exchanged; developing instant messaging standard
Implementation best practices: Getting pop health off the ground
Weekly News Recap
- The VA opens director and deputy director positions to oversee its Cerner implementation.
- Meditech reports lower quarterly revenue and earnings.
- Cerner signs a partnership deal with Amazon Web Services.
- The country’s biggest technology companies reaffirm their commitment to healthcare interoperability.
- CMS announces a pilot project to display a patient’s claims data to Medicare fee-for-service providers.
- Surescripts says Amazon-owned mail order pharmacy PillPack accessed its patient prescription records without authorization and will turn the issue over to the FBI.
- Bain sells a majority stake in Waystar.
- Meditech celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding this week.
- Kaiser Permanente hires its first chief digital officer.