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Patient using a phone app to manage prescription
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm August 15, 2018
Geisinger and Merck have collaborated on a pair of new web-based applications, designed to make it easier to incorporate patient data into health systems' electronic health records for better care coordination, treatment and outcomes.
Fax machines can breach a network

Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 12:25 pm August 15, 2018
While CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for the end of fax machine use by 2020, new Check Point research found a hacker could steal data from a flaw in the fax protocol.
AI code base on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am August 15, 2018
Precision Innovation Network has selected Splice Machine’s big data platform to develop its Treatment Advisor application, to be hosted in an AWS cloud.
US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am August 15, 2018
Cloud giants are poised to reshape the industry with FHIR and open APIs to unleash the power of consumerism.
FDA building

Credit: FDA.gov

By Jessica Davis 09:53 am August 15, 2018
McAfee researchers show just how easy it is to hack into devices -- but new MedCrypt data shows government guidance may be putting device manufacturers on the right trajectory to shore up this real threat.
Hacking humans:

Jane Metcalfe speaking at TEDx San Francisco. Credit: YouTube

By Laura Lovett 04:50 am August 15, 2018
Metcalfe will keynote the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in September, where she will be talking about ways technology and biology could alter the human race.
Health tracking chip in patient's arm.
By Susan Morse 04:51 pm August 14, 2018
Apple is looking to hire engineers to develop a custom chip for more sophisticated health information tracking and applications, according to a CNBC report.
IBM Watson Health booth at HIMSS
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm August 14, 2018
Several news stories have questioned what reported struggles with the cognitive platform mean for the larger idea of AI in healthcare.
Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
exterior of Republic County Hospital in Belleville, Kansas

Republic County Hospital in Belleville, Kansas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm August 14, 2018
Republic County Hospital in Kansas freed itself from buying new equipment every few years and improved the software’s ease of use for clinicians.

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