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By Anna Engberg 10:19 am June 24, 2019
FotoFinder showcased its systems for video dermatoscopy earlier this month.
By Anna Engberg 05:24 am June 24, 2019
German care-tech provider Media4Care wants to simplify access to the digital world for older people, their carers and relatives.

Above photo: Prof Dr. Tuong, General Director of Electronic Health Administration (EHA) speaking at the June 13-14 workshop, in which the 6 piloting EHR provinces shared their learning experiences. Credit: Donna Medeiros, Senior Digital Advisor and Consultant, ADB. 

By Dean Koh 03:06 am June 24, 2019
During the ‘Promoting the implementation of electronic health records’ Seminar that took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last week, the Ministry of Health announced that Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will be deployed nationwide from July this year.

Credit: Severance Hospital/MediBloc

By Dean Koh 02:02 am June 24, 2019
Severance Hospital, one of the oldest and biggest university hospitals in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean startup MediBloc to build a blockchain-based medical information platform. 
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm June 21, 2019
Established firms have good track records, but there are high-performing developing companies, too; as providers tackled bigger strategic initiatives beyond mere EHR rollouts, they need to weigh how much they value experience and performance, a new report shows.
Appointment scheduling system saves Oklahoma Heart $980,000 annually
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am June 21, 2019
And benefits extend into areas it has not yet been able to quantify. For instance, the physicians group anticipates increased savings created by the filling of appointment slots that more quickly opened due to the technology.
Voice assistants for health could use improvement, study finds
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am June 21, 2019
46 participants spoke common drug names to Google Assistant, Siri and Alexa, and results varied. More R&D is needed, experts say.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 20, 2019
The pioneering Pennsylvania health system has picked Ryu, who most recently served as its chief medical officer, to replace Dr. David Feinberg, who joined Google in 2018.
Hollywood Presbyterian uses bundle management platform to succeed in value-based care

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm June 20, 2019
Among other things, the technology has helped the hospital achieve a $3 million reconciliation payment annually for one CMS bundle alone.
Press Ganey debuts healthcare analytics for transformation, value-based care, more
By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am June 20, 2019
Health system AdventHealth is an early user of the analytics platform, seeking transformational change that can help it with its focus on whole-person care.

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