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By Erin McCann 02:29 pm September 29, 2014
With nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes -- and racking up $245 billion in costs each year -- many stakeholders have been looking for innovative ways to help those individuals better keep tabs on their condition.
By Erin McCann 02:43 pm August 27, 2014
It's a chilling reality -- one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. -- third only to heart disease and cancer -- claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year.
Apple with heart cut out
By Tom Sullivan 11:10 am August 14, 2014
To an industry waiting for more information on Apple's healthcare intentions, even a few crumbs here and there are too tasty to pass up. No word from Apple on timing yet, but Reuters has reported that anonymous sources revealed Apple has held HealthKit discussions with Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins, as well as Epic rival...
By Jack Beaudoin 11:11 am August 04, 2014
For at least the last decade, the health IT field has seen a scholarly back-and-forth on the effectiveness of electronic medical records.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am August 04, 2014
Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins are joining forces to share information and look for better ways to put electronic health records to work toward better care.
Doctor and patient looking at medical record
By Jack Beaudoin 07:58 am July 28, 2014
For at least the last decade, the health IT field has seen a scholarly back-and-forth on the effectiveness of electronic medical records. As soon as one study is published that finds technology has little impact on patient outcomes, another emerges that seems to show just the opposite. But, today, more accurate information is emerging.
Johns Hopkins Health System
By Erin McCann 10:50 am July 22, 2014
Johns Hopkins Health System will hand over $190 million to settle a class action privacy lawsuit involving one of its former gynecologists who secretly recorded video and captured photos of patient examinations.
Doctors consulting with patients
By Erin McCann 05:58 am July 18, 2014
It's a chilling reality -- one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. -- third only to heart disease and cancer -- claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year. At a Congressional hearing July 17, patient safety officials put their best ideas forward on how to...
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am July 15, 2014
For the first time, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., claimed the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report's annual list of top hospitals, edging out Massachusetts General. Johns Hopkins Hospital, which in 2012 lost a 21-year first-place ranking, came in at No. 3.
Closeup of tire on road
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am July 14, 2014
As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program -- the government's grand scheme to drag the American healthcare system, kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century. But, is it proving to be just too much for most providers?

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