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DDoS IoT devices
By Mike Miliard 03:50 pm September 29, 2016
Security expert says these types of attacks are likely to become more common. EHRs and other hospital IT systems could face dramatic new risks.
HHS medical bill

RadNet won for the easiest bill to understand, with one HHS says is "as concise as possible."

By Mike Miliard 10:52 am September 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, choosing from more than 80 submissions, has awarded two prizes for new designs of the medical bill.
Aetna Apple Watch
By 04:43 pm September 28, 2016
The health insurer also said it will integrate Apple’s device with its own care management and wellness tools, and arm 50,000 of its own employees with Apple’s device. 
By Jessica Davis 12:25 pm September 28, 2016
In response to the Zika outbreak, University of Arizona's College of Public health researchers and the UA Bio Computing Facility have released a crowd-sourcing mobile app to track the disease and help detect outbreaks.
Uber Circulation patients

Source: Uber. 

By Jessica Davis 05:07 pm September 27, 2016
The goal of the program is to reduce the number of missed care visits for low-income, disabled or elderly patients.
Medtronic IBM Watson Sugar.IQ
By Bernie Monegain 03:08 pm September 27, 2016
The cognitive computing software can inform users about how specific foods will influence their glucose levels, track diets over time and spot otherwise hidden patterns in that data. 
Clinical health apps fitness

Source: Jason A. Howie via Flickr. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:37 am September 27, 2016
Whereas the quantified-self movement attracted significant capital in fitness and wellness, the authors spotted a gradual shift toward increased investment activity in clinically focused categories, notably disease management, remote monitoring and communications.
wearables weight loss

Source: Kate Freedman via Wikimedia.

By Jack McCarthy 07:04 am September 27, 2016
Wearable devices, often associated with health and fitness, may not be useful tools for weight loss, according to a new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
GE technology accelerator five.eight

GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery said the goal is go help foster a global healthcare ecosystem.

By Mike Miliard 01:07 pm September 26, 2016
Called five.eight, the accelerator seeks to fund 10 companies that can improve quality and access in the developing world.
AMA doctors digital tools
By Jeff Lagasse 12:26 pm September 26, 2016
The survey of 1,300 physicians found that 85 percent believe digital health tools hold at least some capacity to improve care while other appealing aspects include medication adherence and reducing burnout among doctors. 

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