By Jordan Rau 09:21 am May 05, 2015
Shuttered hospitals might pose an inconvenience to patients, a new study finds, but that doesn't appear to drive down outcomes or overall health.
Seniors with laptop
By Bernie Monegain 11:05 am May 04, 2015
Royal Philips and Arizona-based Banner Health say they have saved 27 percent in cost as the result of their at-home telehealth pilot program for patients with multiple chronic conditions.
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By Eric Wicklund 11:02 am May 04, 2015
Researchers at UCLA are working on a project that utilizes mHealth tools to help gambling addicts better manage their behavior. Billed as the first ever behavioral mHealth clinical trial, officials see it as a promising digital approach to help curb various addictions.
By Erin McCann 10:37 am May 04, 2015
Every 60 seconds, 232 computers are infected with malware; 12 websites are successfully hacked; more than 571 new websites are created, and 204 million emails are sent. Combine this with the fact that on the black market, medical records are worth $60, compared to credit card data, which typically sells for $20. "That makes us a significant...
Doc and computer
By Bernie Monegain 10:27 am May 04, 2015
Regenstrief Institute aims to change the clunky nature of clinical decision support by making it possible for the clinicians to write decision support rules based on personal experience with their patients.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:40 am May 04, 2015
At first glance, it might seem that there is no partnership Cerner would not entertain, but analysts point out recent deals with big-name health systems and with other vendors in the health IT marketplace are strategic and helping to position Cerner for the future.
By Rick Kam 07:59 am May 04, 2015
Small data breaches have just as much risk and potential exposure as their bigger counterparts and no provider of any size can afford to ignore a threat of compromise to patient medical records.
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am May 01, 2015
Marking its entry into the patient identification market, health IT security company Imprivata has acquired Tampa, Florida-based HT Systems, which develops technology for palm-vein-based biometric patient ID.
Patient with paper
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am May 01, 2015
Former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, argues in an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal that it's time for Americans to take charge of their medical records.
Doc and patient with records
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 10:25 am May 01, 2015
You've probably heard of it once or twice over the past few years. But it's a concept that still needs some more definition. Our columnist explains why she's not a fan of "patient engagement."

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