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By Diana Manos 11:33 am December 11, 2018
Survey finds hot tech initiatives will advance consumerism, care management, retail settings, and more.
By Diana Manos 03:36 pm December 06, 2018
Neck-and-neck, the two rideshare companies are making big moves to assert themselves in the space, hiring health IT talent as providers and other vendors continue to partner.
HIPAA digital age
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm December 05, 2018
The 22-year-old privacy law should be updated for a mobile tech-centric and data-driven world, the information management and medical informatics groups said.

The New Children's Hospital in Helsinki. Credit: Matti Snellman/ HUS

By Dillan Yogendra 06:13 am December 04, 2018
Since opening its doors to the first patients in September this year, the New Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland is using a unique combination of art and play, recognised as key elements for a “healing environment", and the latest technologies available to
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:19 pm November 26, 2018
Case study: Grady Health used an AI machine to generate which patients were most at risk of coming back to them within 30 days, and then dispatched EMS staff to visit them.

Dr. David Levine (right), researcher and lead for Brigham and Women’s Home Hospital programme, speaking to a patient. (Credit: Brigham and Women’s Hospital via YouTube.)

By Dean Koh 09:48 pm November 22, 2018
Biofourmis, a Singapore-based health analytics platform, has entered into a collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, US to co-develop improvements to their proprietary analytics engine, Biovitals™ for Brigham’s Home Hospital Programme.
NHS app on smartphone.

Credit: NHS Digital

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:34 am November 20, 2018
Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners.

An artist's impression of a new Dunedin Hospital. Photo: New Dunedin Hospital

By Rebecca McBeth 11:23 pm November 18, 2018
Dunedin, the second largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the principal city of the Otago region, is currently making plans for a new digital hospital.
Text messaging leads to $10,000 more revenue per month at North Florida Women's Care

North Florida Women's Care in Tallahassee.

By Bill Siwicki 12:00 pm October 31, 2018
The mobile patient engagement system also cut no-shows by half and increased the number of referred patients seen by 25 percent.
KLAS: Secure texting vendors morphing into communications platforms
By Bill Siwicki 01:08 pm October 30, 2018
A new report looks at nearly 20 vendors and sees that the market for texting tech is changing – as is the way providers are using the tools.

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