Nathan Eddy

By Nathan Eddy 10:14 am December 02, 2019
As the clinician burnout epidemic continues, a new JAMA report shows how provider well-being is critical to patient safety.
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm November 27, 2019
The center will use precision genomics to discover, address and treat genetic diseases, many of which affect infants and children and can cause life-long disability.
VA sees a surge in veterans' use of telehealth services
By Nathan Eddy 12:53 pm November 25, 2019
More than 900,000 veterans used the agency's virtual care in 2019, with their use of the VA's Video Connect app up 235% in the same period.
InterSystems, Virtusa partner on patient data integration, analytics
By Nathan Eddy 11:56 am November 22, 2019
Through interoperability and integration with InterSystems’ IRIS for Health Data Platform, Virtusa consumers will have broader access to patient data from electronic health record systems and other clinical applications.
Healthcare in 21 years: data sharing, empowered consumers, big breakthroughs
By Nathan Eddy 12:50 pm November 20, 2019
As it looks ahead to 2040, Deloitte sees fundamental improvements in the decades ahead – with advances in interoperability, improvements for patient access and major medical discoveries enabling fundamental behavior change for better health.
By Nathan Eddy 10:24 am November 18, 2019
The nudges in reprogrammed electronic health records prompt medical assistants to set up a screening order for doctors to sign once they see the patient.
By Nathan Eddy 10:36 am November 15, 2019
Just under half (49 percent) of all post-acute providers surveyed said the state of their staff's health information technology proficiency is either "extremely poor" or "non-existent," a new Black Book report shows.
By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am November 11, 2019
A team of scientists trained a neural network to evaluate electrocardiograms to predict which patients were likely to develop an irregular heartbeat.
By Nathan Eddy 10:43 am November 08, 2019
"Policy efforts have failed to engage a large proportion of patients in the electronic use of their data or to bridge the 'digital divide' that accompanies health care disparities," according to Health Affairs.

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