Will Smart: The NHS has proven it can do digital well
How IoT is improving patient care
Artificial intelligence for global health
Vol. 366, Issue 6468, pp. 955-956
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts adds Learn to Live
The web and mobile delivery technology provides self-directed information to help individuals with stress, depression, social anxiety, and insomnia.
European data law is impeding studies on diabetes and Alzheimer’s, researchers warn
Most organizations say cybersecurity risk levels are on the rise
Google demos its EHR-like clinical documentation tool
We Should Keep An Eye On Healthcare AI Medical Liability Risks
Your Health Data Isn’t as Safe as You Think
Silicon Valley’s rush into the health-care business is challenging the antiquated protections of Americans’ medical histories
Artificial Intelligence Could Help Solve America's Impending Mental Health Crisis
Could health data privacy kill you?
DEA to Launch Registration Process for Prescriptions by Telemedicine
Federal officials are finally moving forward with a registration process for healthcare providers who want to prescribe controlled substances through telemedicine, as outlined in the Ryan Haight Act.
Senators press Google on handling of health data for millions of Americans
4 key job roles for success with artificial intelligence initiatives
Today, enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders, including CIOs and CTOs, view AI as a cornerstone of their innovation strategy. Although the 2019 Gartner CIO Survey reveals significant impending investments in AI and strong growth in deployments year-over-year, very few enterprises have realized its full potential because of process immaturity, diversity and complexity of the AI technology stack.
Opinion: An NHS fit for 2030 - Delivering value to citizens
Retention of Audit Trails and Other Metadata are Critical to Limit Risk When Retiring Legacy Healthcare Systems
No Safety Switch: How Lax Oversight Of Electronic Health Records Puts Patients At Risk
Plans for putting patient safety first — and for building a comprehensive injury reporting and reviewing system — have stalled for nearly a decade.
Lawmakers push HHS for more clarity, stronger data privacy protections in federal data sharing rules
Providers face challenges with tech essential for value-based care
AMA calls for fully inclusive EHRs for transgender patients
AI poised to impact high-skill U.S. jobs, including finance
Senator Urges HHS to Add API Privacy Standards to Data Sharing Rules
In his latest push to bolster cybersecurity across the healthcare sector, Sen. Mark Warner is urging HHS to add data standards to its data sharing rules to bolster patient privacy protections.
Windows security warning: Ransomware is growing fastest, and just got harder to tackle
Voice-Enabled AI App May Reduce EHR Documentation Time
Digital monitoring system helps improve hospital care of sepsis patients
Amazon Web Services Offers Subscription Access To Third-Party Data
Consumers Like Generating Health Data, But Are Careful of How They Share It
AI Can Help Identify Potential Adverse Effects from Drug-Drug Interactions
For the study, the authors designed an algorithm that analyzes data on drug-drug interactions cited in reports from the FDA and other organizations. Using this information, the algorithm was designed to act as an alert system that could warn patients when a drug combination may have potentially dangerous adverse effects.
“Let’s say I’m taking a popular over-the-counter pain reliever and then I’m put on blood pressure medicine, and these medications have an interaction with each other that, in turn, affects my liver,” study author Soundar Kumara, Allen E. Pearce and Allen M. Pearce professor of industrial engineering, Penn State, said in a statement. “Essentially, what we have done, in this study, is to collect all of the data on all the diseases related to the liver and see what drugs interact with each other to affect the liver.”
IT execs call for HIPAA overhaul in 'Project Nightingale' wake
Author Rebecca Pifer
Published Nov. 18, 2019
Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR
OHSU Health is the first health system in Oregon to utilize a price transparency tool embedded in the EHR.
OIG: HHS data silos impede efforts to improve nation’s health
Mount Sinai awarded $2M to build supercomputer for medical research
Clinical notes technology helps bring order to ER, clinic
Security Budgets Level, Attacks Increasing – No Wonder Healthcare Cybersecurity Efforts Are Inadequate
Analytics, precision medicine key to value-based care, but health systems struggle with funding: KLAS survey
New York hospital IT professional accused of stealing co-workers' passwords, information
This 5G ambulance could be the future of emergency healthcare
FHIR at core of Humana’s strategy for data sharing with providers
UK regulator to assess claims that UK health websites shared users’ sensitive data with third parties
Penn Medicine uses EHR notifications to boost cancer screening orders
Can EHR prompts improve cancer screening rates?
November 15, 2019 -- Programming the hospital electronic health record (EHR) system to notify clinicians if and when patients are due for breast or colorectal cancer screening exams increased the exam ordering rate, but not the screening completion rate, in a new study published online November 15 in JAMA Network Open.
In EMR Market Share Wars, Epic and Cerner Triumph Yet Again
Epic experienced the greatest gains overall last year, largely influenced by M&A activity among provider organizations.
Weekly News Recap
- HHS OCR will review the HIPAA compliance of the “Project Nightingale” data-sharing agreement between Ascension and Google.
- NextGen Healthcare announces plans to acquire patient portal vendor Medfusion for $43 million.
- Ontario, Canada announces a Digital First for Health strategy that will give patients more online access.
- Results of the Apple Heart Study find that 0.5% of 400,000 enrolled users received an irregular heartbeat notification, most of whom were found to have atrial fibrillation.
- Premier launches Contigo Health, which will connect participating employers and health systems to optimize employee care using EHR-integrated clinical decision support.
- Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60.
- University of Chicago asks to have its medical center to dismissed from a class action lawsuit that was brought by a patient who says its data-sharing agreement with Google violates his HIPAA rights.