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Allscripts picks Vidyo telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 03:20 pm August 30, 2017
The EHR vendor is enabling patients to consult with physicians either over the web or through a mobile app.
Sutter uses Lyft to help patients

Sutter offers patients, with documented needs, access to the Lyft transportation to get to appointments. Photo via Flickr

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 30, 2017
Sutter seeks to solve access issues with the ride-hailing service. And patients do not need the app or even a smartphone.
Twitter engineer Nandini Ramani

Nandini Ramani is charged with scaling and strengthening the Outcome Health’s technology platform along with its custom-made tablets.

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm August 28, 2017
Dubbed one of the sharpest engineers today, Nandini Ramani is charged with building up the company’s patient engagement tech.
Pfizer Minecraft app

A screensnap from the Pfizer app.

By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm August 25, 2017
The pharma company also unveiled a new wearable wristband device to let patients track activity levels and monitor heart rate.
Scanadu doc.ai

A screen shot of Scanadu's advanced natural language processing tech platform, doc.ai.

By Jonah Comstock 12:00 pm August 25, 2017
The doc.ai app will use natural language processing to literally converse with patients via an app and explain their lab results to them.
Rush UMC sues Draeger

Rush University Medical Center

By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm August 24, 2017
The academic medical center cites years of misfiring alerts and wireless monitoring challenges that it says taxed its staff and put patient safety at risk.
New Jersey technology incubator

Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm August 23, 2017
Agile Strategies Lab is billed as a Shark Tank-like initiative to help startups gain viability and attract VC funding. Early pitches include surgical devices and wearable monitors.
patient identity
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm August 22, 2017
Innovations that could solve the longstanding problem of patient ID included neural networks and facial recognition, AHIMA research suggests.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.

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