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Above: Screenshots of the Speedoc app.

By Dean Koh 02:53 am July 10, 2019
Singapore-founded house call doctor app Speedoc and private ambulance operator Comfort Ambulance announced a partnership that allows Speedoc users to hire Comfort’s fleet of 25 ambulances for transport to more than 100 heal
Doctor talking to patient.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:07 pm July 09, 2019
In its review of physician supply and demand, the Association of American Medical Colleges projects a shortage of up to 67,000 specialists by 2032.
NTT finalizes WhiteHat Security acquisition
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm July 09, 2019
WhiteHat's application security and DevSecOps expertise will help NTT widen the protections it can offer healthcare and other clients working on enterprise-wide digital transformation initiatives, the company says.
At one specialty provider, new IT recruits shadow staff to acclimate to unique organizational needs

Deborah Heart and Lung Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm July 09, 2019
Deborah Heart and Lung Center’s workforce development program for its health IT team centers around staff experts who teach new recruits about how technology works there – and across the wider healthcare industry.
Georgia hospitals gain access to CarePort tools to improve transitions of care
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am July 09, 2019
The partnership aims to give hospitals better insights into real-time patient data, boosting coordination with post-acute providers, payers and physician groups across the state.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:14 am July 09, 2019
Also: EU Cybersecurity Act comes into force, Quibim gives update on PRIMAGE project, Edinburgh university receives award for eHealth resource, and others.

Credit: Philips Korea

By Dean Koh 11:02 pm July 08, 2019
Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, which was established in 2009 and part of the Catholic Medical Centre (CMC), recently announced that it has been operating a digital pathology system that aids in the diagnosis of cancer since last month.
By Susan Morse 04:38 pm July 08, 2019
While the unemployment rate remains relatively unchanged at 3.7 percent, the unemployment rate for hospitals stands at about 1.6 percent.

ONC's Jon White (left) and Steve Posnack

By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm July 08, 2019
White's areas of focus at the agency included the Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, the recently proposed information blocking rules.
Cardiac device combines three monitors in one, gains efficiencies for cardiologists
By Bill Siwicki 12:06 pm July 08, 2019
At North Suburban Cardiology Associates in Stoneham, Massachusetts, there were several gaps in the group’s ambulatory ECG monitoring capability.

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