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UMass Will Pay $650,000 to Settle Potential HIPAA Violations

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act …

ARM has prescription for medical devices for chronic conditions

Digital health firm US TrustedCare and ARM, a leader in the semiconductor market, have announced a partnership to build medical devices for people with chronic conditions.<p>The new collaboration will give third-parties access to variety of secure, authenticated, and auditable medical information. US …

CareCloud raises $31.5 million in Series C for its cloud health care management platform

CareCloud, the revenue management and health IT platform, announced it has raised $31.5 million in strategic Series C financing from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., First Data Corporation and Blue Cloud Ventures.<p>Previous investors also participated in the round, including Norwest Venture …

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Businesses that are serious about reducing health care costs — and improving the health and well-being of their employees — should take a serious look at digital therapeutics, which have the potential to provide effective, low-cost ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases and their consequences. …

VA to Launch Online Medical Appointment Scheduling Next Year

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) plans to launch online medical appointment scheduling nationwide in January, according to a report in <i>The</i> …

Two Separate Hacking Incidents Affect 45,000 Patients

Renowned leaders in U.S. and North American healthcare gather throughout the year to present important information and share insights at the</i> …

Cybersecurity

Experts say how Trump presidency might affect the future of health IT

What will the future of health IT be under the new Trump administration? Health IT experts offer up predictions and reassurances for the future.

What Impact will Trump’s Victory Have on Value-Based Healthcare?

With the stunning presidential election upset Tuesday night, Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States while Republicans …

Increase in Diagnostic Imaging Procedures and Chronic Diseases Spur Growth of Medical Imaging IT Market - HealthIT & mHealth

Medical imaging informatics involves usage of digital technology to capture medical images, facilitating data analysis to record and correlate …

Perch Unites Healthcare and Tech For Social Good

When talented people collaborate for good, there is bound to be an amazing result.<p>Phoenix nonprofit <b>CO+HOOTS Foundation</b>, in partnership with <b>Medical</b> …

Litmus Health uses wearables to collect patient data for clinical trials

Source: Litmus Health<p>Healthcare startups that function as contract research organizations to validate health tech for payers, health systems and …

Clinical Trials

Health IT experts discuss how they're using NLP in healthcare

Some experts believe the use of NLP in healthcare is and will continue to be necessary. Two health IT experts discuss how they are currently using …

Report: Healthcare Data Breaches Continue at Alarming Pace in Second Half of 2016

Healthcare data breaches are continuing at an alarming pace, with the second half of 2016 shaping up to have more breach incidents per month, so far, …

AHIMA Launches New Healthcare Informatics Certification

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announced this week a new credential in early 2017 for eligible professionals in the …

These Microbots Will Treat Diseases From Inside Your Body

Medicine is receiving a huge boost from science and technology. New disease treatments, innovative diagnostic techniques, and upgrades to a doctor’s …

Your phone may be smart, but your doctor still knows more than an app

If you're feeling sick and you want to know what's wrong with you, there's an app for that. But the diagnosis won't be as accurate as the one you'd get from a doctor — not by a long shot.<p>In a head-to-head comparison, real human physicians outperformed a collection of 23 symptom-checker apps and …

Living With A Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas

For years, Rian Draeger would go to sleep at night and wonder if he'd slumber throughout the evening with no interruptions.<p>As an adult living with type 1 diabetes, Draeger has to constantly monitor the amount of glucose in his blood.<p>During the day, a glucose sensor and insulin pump help keep …

Type 1 Diabetes

OCR Offers Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing

The Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has provided guidance around several questions regarding cloud service providers and HIPAA. …

Farzad Mostashari: Some Hospitals Engaging in “Very Active Information Blocking”

Renowned leaders in U.S. and North American healthcare gather throughout the year to present important information and share insights at the</i> …

Patient Engagement Technology: Moving Beyond Patient Portals?

Additionally, healthcare organizations need to develop engagement tools for patients across the care continuum from healthy individuals to at-risk to …

Will “Telehealth” Soon Become, Simply, “Health?”

It was my privilege and pleasure last week to moderate a panel discussion on telehealth and population health at the Health IT Summit in New York, …

Walgreens Adds Teledermatology to its Digital Health Platform

Digital health adoption continues to increase, with 87 percent of consumers saying they have adopted at least one digital health tool, compared to 80 …

Digital Health

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Telemedicine Can Cut Health Care Costs by 90%

If you’ve not yet heard of telemedicine or think that it’s not a great way to deliver quality health care, you may want to read this. Telemedicine, made possible by the availability of mobile networks, is revolutionizing health care. But not in the U.S.<p>You have to look to India, where telemedicine …

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Free Course in Healthcare Data Analytics Offered by OHSU

By William Hersh MD - A free continuing education course, Update in Health Information Technology: Healthcare Data Analytics, to physicians, nurses, …

What is Healthcare Informatics?