Medical Devices

Reading Health System
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am September 29, 2015
Joining elite company, Pennsylvania's Reading Health System is the latest provider to earn Stage 7 distinction from HIMSS Analytics, ascending to the top of the EMR Adoption Model.
person hacking computer
By Mahmood Sher-Jan 05:48 pm September 24, 2015
There are almost 5 billion connected smart devices already in use. A significant percentage of them are medical devices, from pacemakers to drug pumps. They're already being hacked so often that the trend has its own nickname.
Group discussion
By Mike Miliard 06:21 am September 23, 2015
In a new healthcare era, where "patients and their care partners participate actively in decision-making and priority-setting," FDA plans to gain better perspective through its first-ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee.
Rowing team
By Mike Miliard 09:40 am September 18, 2015
The newest batch of health IT companies to join the CommonWell Health Alliance has brought the interoperability group's total membership to 33 -- quadruple the number as of this time last year.
FBI headquarters
By Erin McCann 10:57 am September 16, 2015
When the Federal Bureau of Investigation issues an alert to healthcare organizations and others warning of the serious cyber risks presented by the Internet of Things, it's probably best to pay attention.
Diabetes stamp
By Bernie Monegain 10:00 am September 16, 2015
Royal Philips and Netherlands-based Radboud University Medical Center introduced this week a connected digital health prototype designed to enable people with diabetes -- and their healthcare providers -- make more confident care decisions.
Doc and patient with tablet
By Eric Wicklund 10:36 am September 15, 2015
Will Apple's new iPad design, meant to be the new "PC replacement" appeal to the healthcare crowd? The jury is still out.
putting puzzle pieces together
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am September 11, 2015
Cardiopulmonary Corp., which provides real-time connected healthcare, and Nuvon, a medical device integration, interoperability and clinical intelligence company, will merge.
BlackBerry
By Eric Wicklund 11:10 am September 04, 2015
The company continued its shopping spree on Friday, scooping up another security-centric vendor, in hopes of moving into healthcare and other regulated vertical markets.
Young patient with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 07:58 am September 04, 2015
The Care Beyond Walls and Wires pilot empowers patients with smartphone and biometric devices and, in turn, yields impressive results for the hospital network.

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