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By Max Sullivan 03:06 pm November 13, 2019
Indiana Health Information Exchange and Michiana Health Information Network will merge in 2020, at which point all MHIN employees will become IHIE employees, with offices in Indianapolis and South Bend.  
By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.
Care collaboration tech reduces hospital’s ED-to-bed wait time by 97 minutes

Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

By Bill Siwicki 12:42 pm November 13, 2019
Calls to the administrators on duty decreased from 274 before electronic notifications to 149 since implementation at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

German federal parliament, the Bundestag has passed legislation to digitalise the country’s healthcare.

By Tammy Lovell 07:21 am November 13, 2019
German federal parliament, the Bundestag has passed legislation to digitalise the country’s healthcare.

Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential BAME leaders in the tech sector. 

By Piers Ford 06:38 am November 13, 2019
Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the tech sector produced by executive search agency Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times.

Above: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat announcing the National AI Strategy at the the SFF X SWITCH (SingaporeFinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) Conference. Credit: SFF

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 13, 2019
In the next three years, Selena+, a system which analyzes retinal photographs across the nation for diabetes screening will be deployed.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm November 12, 2019
The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s cath lab uses secure clinical communication technology to cut follow-up appointment scheduling wait times – from as long as a day to less than 30 minutes.
By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm November 12, 2019
While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts.
By Tammy Lovell 10:10 am November 12, 2019
An online survey from the Open Data Institute and YouGov published today, found that 59% of the British public trust the NHS and healthcare providers to use their personal data ethically.

Credit: Philips

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:41 am November 12, 2019
The findings were published by the Dutch health technology giant earlier this month.

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