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medication errors
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm June 22, 2017
Hint: The health system achieved a 98.5 percent compliance rate for caregivers scanning medication and patient wristbands. 
FDA Scott Gottlieb
By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm June 16, 2017
The agency is working on creating a third-party certification program that would allow low-risk products to be marketed without FDA premarket review.
precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm June 16, 2017
I caught a glimpse of the future of healthcare this week: artificial intelligence, gene surgeons, an emerging FHIR- and phone-based architecture and more.
apple health
By Bernie Monegain 05:20 pm June 15, 2017
The company aims to pull all healthcare information, such as labs and medications, into one place.
WannaCry ransomware north korea
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am June 15, 2017
The National Security Agency said that tactics, techniques and targets of the massive ransowmare assault point to North Korea’s spy agency: the Reconnaissance General Bureau
Boston Children’s, Duke create new Apple CareKit app
By Bernie Monegain 02:33 pm June 14, 2017
The software enables doctors and family members to track and share data about pediatric patients to inform care decisions.

Xealth offers cloud-based technology for prescribing customized digital healthcare content. The startup is led by CEO Mike McSherry.

By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am June 14, 2017
Incubated at Providence Health and UPMC, both Epic shops, Xealth enables doctors to prescribe more than pills.
HIMSS, PCHAlliance urge FCC to move quickly on widespread broadband
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 14, 2017
Organizations say broader access will support remote-based monitoring and home-based primary care for those with chronic conditions.
Oscar health clinical dashboard
By 03:47 pm June 13, 2017
The new tool pulls together Oscar member’s health history, lab results, prescriptions, any hospital admits or discharges and also integrates with hospital systems and telemedicine sessions.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.

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