Quality and Safety

cybersecurity hacking gene technology
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm June 05, 2017
WannaCry attacks highlight the dangers of terrorists accessing CRISPR tools, experts say.
Intermountain precision health informatics
By Bernie Monegain 10:59 am June 02, 2017
The partnership will offer community hospitals and treatment centers around the world access to Intermountain’s best practices.
ONC regulation
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm May 31, 2017
The industry group calls on the HHS secretary to rein in the Office of the National Coordinator from unnecessarily burdensome regulatory authority.
Zika testing skyrockets

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention microbiologist, Dr. Jane Basile, performing a Zika MAC-ELISA test at the Fort Collins, Colorado lab. Photo via CDC

By Tom Sullivan 04:13 pm May 31, 2017
Though physicians ordered as many Zika tests in May as they did during last year’s outbreak, whether that means hospitals will see more infected patients remains to be seen.
JAMA study shows EHR copy and paste problems
By Mike Miliard 02:29 pm May 31, 2017
Of thousands of Epic notes examined by UCSF researchers, just 18 percent were newly entered by clinicians.
By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm May 31, 2017
Alphabet’s growth equity investment fund CapitalG is among 50 investors in the company that aims to help healthcare providers and their patients make healthcare decisions.
Microsoft study traumatic brain injuries
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am May 31, 2017
Study takes a comprehensive and data-driven look at what happens to the brain during and after concussion.
IU, Regenstrief score $2.5 million from NIA to test new care model for patients over 50
By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am May 26, 2017
Trauma Medical Home team -- consisting of a care coordinator, a trauma surgeon, an intensive care physician and other clinicians  -- is central to new population health approach.

Northwell CEO Michael Dowling

By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm May 24, 2017
Partnership with Peerbridge Health will enable remote monitoring for cardiac patients.
By Mike Miliard 10:10 am May 24, 2017
Stanford Medicine, UC San Francisco University of Chicago Medicine to help Google Brain fine-tune predictive analytics to spot patterns in EHRs.

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