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Intermountain predicting chronic disease

Heidi May, cardiovascular epidemiologist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, led research into the predictors of chronic illnesses.

By Bernie Monegain 02:14 pm March 20, 2017
Researchers say the Intermountain Chronic Disease Risk Score can predict which patients will receive a first diagnosis within three years.
ransomware Metropolitan Urology
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm March 20, 2017
The attack potentially breached data of patients who visited the organization between 2003 and 2010.
IBM blockchain Linux Hyperledger
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm March 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced new developer and governance tools for blockchain.
GE Monica fetal monitor

Photo courtest of Monica Healthcare

By Jonah Comstock 12:40 pm March 20, 2017
GE will combine the Novii Wireless Patch System with its digital technologies to build out its offerings for care services and childbirth, an official says. 
Trump NIH cuts
By Kaiser Health News 10:39 am March 20, 2017
The plan would cut $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health and research institutions are saying the move could be potentially devastating to their work.
ransomware breach reports
By Jessica Davis 08:50 am March 20, 2017
More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur daily and healthcare is the largest target. Despite HHS requirements and significant risk of untimely notification, however, breach reporting doesn’t match up.
health data breaches incidents
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am March 20, 2017
The uptick in ransomware is giving rise to a new question of whether hackers actually breach the data they encrypt or not and, in turn, how victimized organizations should respond.  
Livongo Glen Tullman
By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm March 17, 2017
Livongo Health, the diabetes management startup launched by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, has landed a $52.5 million round of funding.
IBM Watson MedyMatch AI

MedyMatch CEO Gene Saragnese

By Bernie Monegain 11:04 am March 17, 2017
MedyMatch brings deep vision algorithms that combine medical knowledge with AI for clinical decision support.
Trump budget healthcare
By Jessica Davis 10:28 am March 17, 2017
A look at the agencies hit hardest and those that stand to benefit, funding-wise, in Trump’s budget proposal.

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