Hand with heart
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am September 02, 2015
The FDA has cleared a digital stethoscope designed by medical devices startup Eko Devices. Company founders call it "a next-generation" stethoscope -- the only one on the market to wirelessly stream heart sounds to a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app.
Mayo Clinic
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am September 01, 2015
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery.
Medical research
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am September 01, 2015
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
People at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am September 01, 2015
As demand outstrips supply when it comes to IT talent, particularly in healthcare, it seems that those oft-maligned Millennials are eager to help -- even if it means a move. And they're not in it for the money. (Well, not only the money.)
Cyber padlock
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am August 31, 2015
A health system based in Kentucky has added security muscle targeted at its network-connected medical devices by rolling out technology that monitors the devices for cyber vulnerabilities.
By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am August 27, 2015
Signed in conjunction with a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, this deal aims to address one of the department's biggest public problems.
Money and stethoscope
By Bernie Monegain 08:12 am August 27, 2015
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson earned $6,599,410 - or 102 times the $65,000 median pay for employees at the Kansas City, Mo.-based health IT company, according to research firm Glassdoor.
Cloud with gears
By Mike Miliard 10:46 am August 26, 2015
Analytics firm Inovalon, which develops cloud-based intervention technology for payers, physicians and ACOs, will acquire Avalere Health, which provides advisory services and business intelligence tools to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.
White House
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am August 25, 2015
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships announced Monday the appointment of the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows, and seven among them work in the healthcare sector.
Butterfly emerging
By Mike Miliard 05:40 am August 25, 2015
By now, everyone's got an EMR. And most providers are also making use of ancillary technologies to help harness patient data toward more efficient care and better outcomes. But many species of health IT are still surprisingly underused in the U.S. hospital market.

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