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Artificial intelligence
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am November 30, 2018
In this podcast, we speak with Harvard professor and Cyft CEO Len D'Avolio about the wide gap between artificial intelligence in real-world healthcare, and how it's often depicted in sci-fi illustrations.

Huangshi General Hospital in Hubei Province, China. Credit: CLEAR China

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 30, 2018
A recent article from China Daily stated that IT investment in the country’s hospital system will reach 65.7 billion yuan ($9.47 billion) in 2022, surging 53.5 percent from 2017 and boost
Post-acute facility trims length of stay by 3-5 days with alerts tech
By Bill Siwicki 03:46 pm November 29, 2018
Cedar View Rehabilitation also has seen a 6 percent decrease in readmissions because it has been able to coordinate care better with external providers.
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm November 29, 2018
The most advanced machine learning algorithms won't get health systems where they want to go unless the data fueling them is high-test.
Lyft healthcare VP

Lyft's new healthcare vice president Megan Callahan. Credit: Lyft

By Diana Manos 11:25 am November 29, 2018
Company appoints former Change, McKesson top executive Megan Callahan.
By Benjamin Harris 10:04 am November 29, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the winners of a new challenge to develop software for identifying and reporting safety and usability issues in EHRs in a way that doesn’t disrupt clinical workflow.
Blackberry HIMSS Analytics
By Diana Manos 09:22 am November 29, 2018
BlackBerry will help hospitals use INFRAM to assess vulnerabilities and identify options for strengthening their infrastructures, the companies said.

L-R: Leanne Bradford, Nurse Unit Manager, and Kelly Duff, Clinical Nurse Educator and Change Manager at Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital. Photo via eHealth NSW’s Twitter page.

By Dean Koh 09:32 pm November 28, 2018
Last week, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital in New South Wales (NSW), Australia became the 17th Intensive Care Unit (ICU) across the state to replace paper
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:09 pm November 28, 2018
Thirteen NHS trusts in England providing a mixture of acute, mental health and community services will receive a share of £16m to speed up implementation of e-prescribing.
data breach
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm November 28, 2018
A billing vendor, AccuDoc Solutions, told the health system in October that a third-party had gained access to its data for about a week in September.

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