Population Health

Healthcare worker in a mask at a screen
By Kat Jercich 02:23 pm October 01, 2020
Dueling letters published this week in JAMIA take issue with the degree to which public health agencies are able to receive information electronically.
Lattice sculpture with city in background
By Dave Muoio 10:41 am October 01, 2020
Formed under the banners of the Consumer Technology Association and the Connected Health Initiative, the coalition's membership includes big names like Google, Boston Children's Hospital, Microsoft, ResMed and others.
An Apple Watch on display

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By Kat Jercich 02:57 pm September 30, 2020
The Warrior Watch study is unique, said the team, because it specifically focuses on healthcare workers across a variety of occupations.
Security team in server room
By Kat Jercich 01:14 pm September 30, 2020
With criminals taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis, security experts show how health systems can respond to a cyber crisis at the same time.
Digital symptom checker, coronavirus, COVID-19
By 02:07 am September 30, 2020
Despite a looming second wave of coronavirus, organisations around the world prepare for employees to return to their offices. A digital symptom checker like the one developed by Infermedica can help protecting employees and fight the virus.
Digital Health, Middle East, COVID-19
By Dillan Yogendra 01:50 am September 30, 2020
HIMSS Media are expanding their Europe/UK editions to encompass MEA, with Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews now including a more comprehensive and inclusive Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) edition.
Sen. Ron Wyden speaking on Capitol Hill

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By Kat Jercich 02:30 pm September 29, 2020
In a new HIMSS TV series, the Oregon senator highlighted the importance of safeguarding access to telemedicine for mental health services.
Kuwait, digital health, analytics, clinical workflow, Sapphire
By 01:19 pm September 29, 2020
Kuwait’s 2035 vision aims to strengthen investment in high quality healthcare which has already led to increased efficiency, use of innovative technology and a changing culture. 
By Sara Mageit 07:35 am September 28, 2020
The new app does not work with a variety of older phones and generated false readings of close contacts in a third of cases.
Provider wearing PPE and running COVID-19 test
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm September 25, 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may follow through on threats to revoke federal Medicare funding for hospitals that don't meet COVID-19 patient data requirements, reported NPR this week.