February 24, 2015
Think about how long four seconds is. One. Two. Three. Four. Done. It's no time at all, really. But for ischemic heart disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, it's more than enough time to do serious damage.
February 23, 2015
Cleveland Clinic has partnered with a cable TV giant to form an alliance that aims to expand the reach of healthcare beyond the hospital, into a mall kiosk, a mobile phone or a patient's home.
February 18, 2015
Pulling together analytics, population health functions and care coordination, Virtual Health's new platform overlays existing silos to help organizations better manage cost-sharing.
February 17, 2015
To help patients who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, or who have limited English proficiency, Yale-New Haven Hospital will deploy several dozen touch-screen units to offer on-demand video remote interpreting services.
February 13, 2015
Despite ubiquitous information technology, patients and physicians still overwhelmingly rely on "tried-and-true" modes of communications, such as phone calls and in-person consults.
February 09, 2015
The work that lies ahead for healthcare IT professionals will require more than managing technology. The very culture in which care will be delivered is changing, and the rate of change will not slow down any time soon.
February 05, 2015
With electronic health records now well established, a mature U.S. hospital IT market is expected to see higher growth opportunities in the non-clinical segment over the next seven years.
January 23, 2015
In a time of "fast innovation and investment" in health technology, an open Internet is essential, argues a group of IT and mHealth advocates who've asked FCC to spurn new limitations on wireless networks.
January 21, 2015
Together with MIT, Royal Philips has launched a new initiative that gives healthcare researchers new insights into caring for patients who require intensive care.
January 20, 2015
For the folks at Miami Children's Hospital, patient engagement is far more than a Stage 2 meaningful use hurdle. On the contrary. Rather, it's regarded as an opportunity, an organization-wide lifestyle that has huge implications for clinical care and the hospital's bottom line.