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Microsoft patent application
By Bernie Monegain 02:53 pm July 30, 2018
With a prototype medical device, the software giant aims to replace the traditional cuff monitor for tracking blood pressure.
HIMSS Connected Health Conference to focus on the human element of digital tech
By Jonah Comstock 04:15 pm July 27, 2018
The three-day event, during October in Boston, will include cutting-edge technologies such as social robots, voice interfaces and digital therapeutics.
NHS tests drones
By Lynne Minion and Leontina Postelnicu 10:28 am July 26, 2018
Early research says using drones could save $21 billion annually to the broader UK economy.
Mount Sinai opens biomedical blockchain research center
By Bernie Monegain 04:04 pm July 24, 2018
The center will focus on developing predictive apps from data in EHRs, wearables and other digital health tools.
Centegra takes HIPAA-compliant Facebook approach to put caregivers on same page
By Bill Siwicki 04:30 pm July 18, 2018
Health system uses communications platform to go from a 65 percent patients seen rate for case managers to 91 percent – with a reduced number of FTEs, official says.
Mobile app uses blockchain and FHIR to help patients manage their health data
By Bill Siwicki 09:48 am July 18, 2018
The startup is working in conjunction with Cape Fear Valley Health pilot test to add social features for Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure.
Patient using a health app.
By Tonya Stewart 12:29 pm July 04, 2018
UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a new NHS app that will put patients in control of their healthcare and will be available to everyone in England in December 2018.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma presses for remote monitoring of patients
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm July 03, 2018
She says redesign of the home health payment system would encourage value over volume.
Epic EHR and Apple Health Records API
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am July 03, 2018
In combination with the Epic MyChart app, patients can now access lab results, meds, vitals and more.
next generation of clinical communication is real-time location and mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:35 am June 26, 2018
Here are the features and functionality clinical communication tool vendors think will emerge next.

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