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Case Western Reserve develops app and sensors to help smokers quit
By Bernie Monegain 12:35 pm August 01, 2018
Technologies track arm and body motion to detect when to deliver video reminders about the benefits of quitting tobacco.
cloud computing in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:22 am August 01, 2018
Don’t leave it up to tech vendors to drive the next phase of integrated data that gets channeled between doctors, payers, providers and patients.
facial recognition technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am August 01, 2018
Lawmakers take issue with the tech's potential impact on surveillance, privacy and civil liberties.
Athenahealth revenue is up

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By Mike Miliard 04:31 pm July 31, 2018
In the first earnings call since founding CEO Jonathan Bush stepped down from the company, officials said cost-cutting moves are fueling growth.
HIE evolving with API-based infrastructure

John Hopkins Medicine is among the providers in the HIE provider network. Credit: Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm July 31, 2018
Adopting application programming interfaces enables health information exchanges such as CRISP to more effectively deliver data to hospital and payer members.
Kindbody launches mobile fertility pop-up
By Bernie Monegain 03:22 pm July 31, 2018
Kindbody also recruited executives from Oscar Health, Mount Sinai and One Medical to use centralized database and patient-facing tools.
Virginia links all of its ERs to improve care, trim costs

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam with Bruce Lo, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 31, 2018
The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits across different health systems saved on unneeded imaging tests and prevented the prescription of narcotics, one physician said.
UnityPoint Health phishing attack

Unitypoint Health's Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 11:56 am July 31, 2018
This is the second breach for the health system this year, and the biggest health data breach of 2018 in the U.S.
Nextflex invests in health monitoring systems

Credit: Facebook

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am July 31, 2018
Skin-like health monitoring systems, epidermal sensors for robotic knees, and more are in development, according to the flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing organization.
eclinicalworks fined by HHS OIG for patient safety risk
By Jessica Davis 10:07 am July 31, 2018
Just one year after it settled with the DOJ for $155 million, OIG dinged the cloud-based EHR vendor for violating the settlement terms in its corporate integrity agreement.

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