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American Well telemedicine Samsung Health
By 11:29 am April 26, 2017
The unveiling also includes full integration with Samsung Health as part of the company's plan to expand their footprint, both in regards to consumer accessibility as well as ease of use for providers.
telemedicine for intensive care units
By 11:18 am April 26, 2017
New tools are emerging in specialty medicine to meet patient needs beyond primary care telemedicine technology.
Brett Giroir HHS assistant secretary

Dr. Brett Giroir at a TEDx talk in 2012 at Texas A&M.

By Jessica Davis 10:36 am April 26, 2017
Brett Giroir, who is currently CEO of biopharmaceutical company ViraCyte, takes over role formerly held by Karen DeSalvo.
hospitals struggling to hire IT talent
By Tom Sullivan 10:03 am April 26, 2017
CEOs and IT pros said they will invest heavily in digitizing operations within the year.
Coast Guard EHR vendor problems
By Tom Sullivan 03:27 pm April 25, 2017
The software rollout went so wrong that the agency had to first revert to paper records and then start from scratch to find a new EHR vendor.
EHR sepsis detection
By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm April 25, 2017
KLAS report shows that while Cerner’s analytics is easy to turn on, Epic’s can require a more cumbersome installation.
FCC broadband rural hospitals

The FCC wants the healthcare industry to give information on how to promote effective policy and regulations because the “shortfall is likely to disproportionately affect rural and remote areas which are already medically-underserved,” officials said.

By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 25, 2017
The agency is seeking comments and data on expanding accessibility, especially to rural and underserved areas, as the United States falls behind the rest of the world.
Doc Halo raises millions in funding
By Jonah Comstock 01:51 pm April 25, 2017
Doc Halo is one of a handful of companies that offers a web and mobile-based replacement for pagers and consoles to facilitate hospital communications.
PlushCare gives telehealth doctors an EMR just for them
By Jessica Davis 11:04 am April 25, 2017
The records platform, dubbed Lemur, makes it easier for physicians to access patient data during a telehealth visit.
women in cybersecurity workforce
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am April 25, 2017
"The stagnation of women’s participation in the workforce is noteworthy because the workforce gap continues to grow," according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study.

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