Clinical

blockchain digital ledger technology of patient records
By Bill Siwicki 07:16 am August 13, 2018
The technology alone won’t fix patient ID issues but it can bring some of the data accessibility, interoperability, integrity and security hospitals need.
amazon building healthcare company

The online retailer is planning to build primary care clinics for Seattle employees.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:08 pm August 09, 2018
The tech and retail giant has not yet revealed whether the clinics will be part of its deal with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan.
healthcare worker faxing a medical document
By Lynne Minion 01:04 pm August 09, 2018
U.S. federal officials this week called on physicians to eradicate faxes by 2020 while hospitals in Australia and England had situations of their own. 
Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:59 pm August 06, 2018
CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.
Doctor using tablet and smartphone.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:12 am August 03, 2018
More than 360 global Meditech customers have now migrated to the company's new web-based EHR, and private hospital Galway Clinic has become the first organisation in UK and Ireland to go live with the platform.
Case Western Reserve develops app and sensors to help smokers quit
By Bernie Monegain 12:35 pm August 01, 2018
Technologies track arm and body motion to detect when to deliver video reminders about the benefits of quitting tobacco.
Nextflex invests in health monitoring systems

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By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am July 31, 2018
Skin-like health monitoring systems, epidermal sensors for robotic knees, and more are in development, according to the flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing organization.
diagnostic testing patient safety issues
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am July 30, 2018
Institute says technology can help guard against medical errors if hospitals implement it well.
nerve regeneration tech
By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm July 26, 2018
The new technology, pioneered by researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, could improve the lives of millions of spinal cord injury patients.
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm July 25, 2018
The open source machine learning technology is applied to CT scans and can assist physicians in better analyzing lung cancer, potentially saving lives.

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