Informatics

Technical Foundations of Informatics: A modern introduction to R

Informatics (or Information Science) is the practice of creating, storing, finding, manipulating and sharing information. These are all tasks that …

Data Science

Medici's app to connect doctors, patients via smartphone now nationwide - Austin Business Journal

That showed the app’s power of communication, he said.<p>“This was an issue that the patient probably would have neglected, but since the patient had …

Health Care

Chatbots in Healthcare – Chatbot’s Life

What are chatbots?<p><i>Chatbots are conversational engines that communicate with people via natural language.</i><p>Chatbots are everywhere these days: from …

Chatbots

NewYork-Presbyterian adds more telepsychiatry, express care services

NewYork-Presbyterian has revealed a pair of new telemedicine options for psychiatric and express care services that build out its existing NYP …

eHealth

Modernizing the Ancient Medical Billing System

New York-based Eligible is modernizing the medical billing process. The company’s CEO Katelyn Gleason explains how Eligible helps both patients and …

eHealth

NHS bosses tried to 'avoid media attention' over women's vaginal mesh implants agony'

The medical devices regulator and NHS England sought to "avoid media attention" on mesh implants, which have left women in debilitating pain, …

NHS England

Public safety ‘imperilled’ by lack of functional and interoperable police IT, says report

Her Majesty’s chief inspector of constabulary Thomas Windsor has called for police forces to improve their adoption and implementation of …

Policing

There's no chance that a commercial EHR can replace VistA

When the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD announced the agency would make a final decision about VistA’s future by July, it …

eHealth

Connected Health and Wearables Catalyse Adoption of Sensors in Healthcare Applications

Internet of Medical Things will expand growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Measurement and Instrumentation team<p>LONDON, April 20, 2017 …

Digital Health

How to measure ROI of telemedicine: An Oklahoma health system shares some insights

There’s no doubt that telemedicine increases access to healthcare. This access, in turn, improves outcomes and reduces costs. However, creating a …

Health Care

Talk less, do more: Let’s start a movement in health care

Ideas in the ‘Vital Directions’ report are sound, writes Dr. Eric B. Larson. But we need a movement to reach our destination of quality care for</i> …

Health Care

Patients are flashing doctors in video medicine apps, and it's a problem

Weird things happen on the Internet, even to doctors.<p>These days, anyone with an Internet connection can reach a doctor at anytime and from anywhere. …

Health Care

Doctors fight against being forced to share data with Home Office immigration teams

Doctors have launched a campaign against new government policy that they say requires them to act as “border guards” for the Home Office’s …

Migration

Medidata To Acquire Mytrus For Patient eConsent System

Research software firm Medidata will acquire Mytrus for an undisclosed sum.<p>Mytrus has created a patient clinical trial eConsent system that makes it …

eHealth

NSW patient records found dumped in bin

An independent review will investigate how NSW Health specialists communicate with GPs after more than 1000 patient records were found dumped in a …

Health Care

More than 1000 private medical letters found in Sydney bin

More than 700 public patients have had their privacy breached after more than 1000 medical letters were found dumped in Sydney bin.<p>NSW Health is …

Cancer

Innovative EHR platform brings 11,000 true-life cases to med ed

Using electronic health record (EHR) systems as teaching tools has long been viewed as vital to medical education, but the notion has been fraught …

eHealth

Omnicell Acquires InPharmics For Pharmacy Informatics

Medication management technology company Omnicell has acquired InPharmics for an undisclosed sum.<p>InPharmics has developed a software system that …

eHealth

Home Health Agency Turns to Telemonitoring to Reduce Readmission Rates and Decrease Costs

Customer Need<p>Ascension at Home Wisconsin, a network of agencies that support patients’ transition from acute care facilities to their homes, is …

Health Care

ICO Will Turn GDPR Feedback In To A New Guide In June

The ICO is reporting that it is very pleased with the response from the marketing industry to its calls for feedback on its recent publication of …

Advertising Industry

Travis first in AF to receive advanced birthing simulator

<b>TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.</b> – David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, California, is debuting a state-of-the-art birth simulator …

Aerospace

Healthcare IT / Digital Health Q1 2017 VC Funding Strong with $1.6 Billion, Reports Mercom Capital Group

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 19, 2017) - Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and …

Venture Capital

Top 4 Ways to Use Blockchain for Healthcare Data Management

April 18, 2017 - Along with machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, blockchain has rapidly risen to become one of the …

eHealth

Improve Patient Care and Boost Productivity With One Decision [Infographic]

You’re making efforts to improve patient care, and you’ve even made strides in advancing your organization’s use of mHealth. But have you taken time …

Productivity

To prevent medical errors, researchers look to power of information

News & Events<p>To prevent medical errors, researchers look to power of information<p>Wanda Pratt recalls encountering one hospital patient during her …

Library Studies

Former Alberta Health Services employee fined $3,000 for breaching client files

Unauthorized access was 'out of curiosity,' says Office of Information and Privacy Commissioner<p>A former Alberta Health Services employee has been …

Canada

That 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs' 10 Years Later - Milestones in Patient Innovation!

Ten years ago this month I penned an ‘Open Letter to Steve Jobs,’ calling on the gurus of consumer technology to help transform medical devices into …

Innovation

Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and Malta House of Care Launch Health Coach Program for Uninsured Hartford Patients

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and Malta House of Care today announced the launch of a new Health …

Health Care

Samsung S Health relaunched as Samsung Health, telemedicine capability added

Samsung continues to improve the S Health app, with a change in the name and addition of Ask an Expert telemedicine service for qualified US …

Samsung

Could shared medical appointments help the NHS and patients?

They have been used for years in the US, where patients appreciate them, and there are also gains for GPs and hospitals<p>In medicine, the private one-to-one consultation is sacrosanct.<p>Yet shared medical appointments have been used successfully for years at the Cleveland Clinic in the US. Patients …

NHS