Un’appy times – the challenges facing the NHS App
NHS England awards £16m to second stealth wave of LHCREs
International ransomware could deal $89 billion blow to US economy, says report
OCR sets record in 2018 for HIPAA enforcement actions
VA to share patient mortality data from EHR with CDC
HIT Think Best practices for thwarting DNS hijacking attacks
5 cybersecurity threats healthcare faces in 2019 and beyond
JAMA: 5 tips to fix EHR usability, 10 years post-HITECH
5 steps to make EHRs more user-friendly
FDA clears AI-based wearable device to monitor hospital patients
Cross-border access to health data: EU moves one step closer
Frost & Sullivan names 10 big growth opportunities in precision medicine
DOJ lawyer in Greenway case: EHR vendors are now on notice
Cerner misses earnings and revenue expectations despite an increase in bookings
Survey: 96% of healthcare leaders said their hospital uses clinical surveillance solution
The finding comes from a survey of 100 hospital executives that VigiLanz, a clinical surveillance company, commissioned healthcare research firm Sage Growth Partners to conduct.
Exposed Consumer Data Skyrocketed 126% in 2018
Activity monitors measure step counts for surgery patients
HIT Think How to address disparities in access to healthcare information
Alphabet’s experimental health unit takes on the opioid epidemic
Alphabet is taking on health care with a bunch of projects – here are some of the most ambitious
- Alphabet is dabbling in a wide range of health-care projects across its different companies, including Verily and Calico.
- Some are farther along and have a real shot at having an impact, while others are wildly speculative.
- On Wednesday, Alphabet announced a new effort to take on the opioid crisis.
FDA: Real-World Data, Machine Learning Critical for Clinical Trials
Real-world data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence will help to support effective clinical trials, says the FDA's Scott Gottlieb.
Future of Psychiatry Promises to be Digital, From Apps That Track Your Mood to Smartphone Therapy
Top News – Cerner Results
Providers look to ramp up efforts to optimize records systems
KLAS: Small practices want more usable EHRs, not more bells and whistles
GDPR status check: Healthcare faces daunting challenges
Machine Learning for Sepsis Identification
Why it’s time to rethink the laws that keep our health data private
A new proposal could provide an opportunity to revamp health privacy law, but what would an ideal policy look like?
More than half of patients willing to use digital therapeutic, study says
The report also found that 56 percent of physicians have brought up the potential for a digital therapy as an option for their patients, and 26 percent have discussed the option after a patient brought it up.
Improving Cybersecurity Means Taking More Care with What We Digitize
Google patent indicates plans to develop EHR to predict patients' clinical outcomes
Google might be building an EHR: 4 notes
- Storage for aggregated EHR data from millions of patients
- Deep learning capabilities to analyze records in a standardized data format
- A configuration with clinician-facing device to display the predicted clinical events, as well as the patient's relevant past medical history
HIT Think How healthcare organizations can jump-start IoT implementations
As healthcare organizations invest in IoT, leaders need to demonstrate early wins, and incubate projects while building the supporting infrastructure to strategically scale for the future. Large public clouds may make it easier to get an IoT project off the ground, but IT organizations also need to consider the benefits of an open, interoperable environment across the collaborative care continuum. In fact, sending data to a large public cloud may actually result in “locking” information into new silos. It also may be cost prohibitive to retrieve the data to create new value – which is the ultimate goal of IoT.
Ransomware in 2019 and beyond: Don't get complacent
Weekly News Recap
- EMDs acquires Aprima
- Nordic acquires Healthtech Consultants
- Harris Healthcare’s Iatric Systems acquires Haystack Informatics
- The VA ends its pilot of Epic scheduling and will instead implement Cerner at all facilities
- KLAS releases “Best in KLAS 2019”
- Australia’s Queensland Health and SA Health struggle with their Cerner and Allscripts projects, respectively
- FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD outlines several ways in which the agency will use digital systems to make healthcare more efficient and patient focused
- The VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization opens positions for deputy chief medical officers to help oversee its Cerner implementation