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Accolade health concierge

Accolade CEO Rajeev Singh said the company's relationship-based approach, mobile offerings, analytics tools, and clinical models present a data-centric view of the whole patient. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am August 11, 2016
The startup’s technology platform combines data science with analytics, clinical expertise, mobile tools to create personalization and engagement, CEO Rajeev Singh said.
Remote monitoring EHR
By Jack McCarthy 08:59 am August 11, 2016
The researchers also found that improving workflow is the top strategy for improving the quality of healthcare technology implementations. 
Ransomware dermatology
By Jessica Davis 03:38 pm August 10, 2016
The Reston, Virginia provider said patient protected health information and financial data was compromised by unauthorized third parties outside of the U.S.
Population health Joe Montana

Former NFL quarterback Joe Montana at Super Bowl 50. Source: Wikimedia. 

By Bill Siwicki 01:57 pm August 10, 2016
CareSkore tech uses predictive analytics with the goal of improving clinical and financial outcomes through personalized, real-time interventions in diverse patient populations.  
By Jack McCarthy 01:45 pm August 10, 2016
The changing marketplace is giving healthcare organizations an opportunity to hire job-hunting executives and physicians, according to a new study. But they’ll have to be creative with incentives.  
Memorial Caris precision medicine

Joe DiMaggio Children's is one of Memorial Healthcare System's facilities in Florida. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:41 am August 10, 2016
Memorial Health will help develop standards of care and best practices for integrating molecular biology into oncology care, the companies said, and increase personalized medicine practices.

MGMA President and CEO Halee Fischer-Wright is concerned that "far too much of a practice’s IT investment is tied directly to complying with the ever-increasing number of federal requirements."

By Jessica Davis 10:52 am August 10, 2016
The 2016 MGMA Cost and Revenue Report also found technology costs have increased 40 percent from 2009 to 2015, corresponding with the 2009 HITECH Act.
HHS Hologic
By Bernie Monegain 09:29 am August 10, 2016
The diagnostic and imaging company will use the funding to advance development of technology for testing blood supplies for the Zika virus.
Geisinger KeyHIE

Kim Chaundy, an IT director at Gesinger and director of operations at Keystone Health Information Exchange, said that sending real-time notifications prevented nurses from traveling to see patients who where not there. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:48 am August 10, 2016
In conjunction with the Keystone Health Information Exchange, Geisinger Health System sends clinicians push HL7 ORU messages in a population health management program to identify at-risk patients and reduce readmissions.
DoD security Army EHR

The Army medical center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington is one of the sites that the Department of Defense plans to audit the Army's EHR security controls. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:00 am August 10, 2016
The Pentagon will be looking to determine if the Army has implemented effective ways to protect its electronic health records and personally identifiable information. 

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