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By Tammy Lovell 04:33 am February 20, 2019
The Swedish health minister has called a security lapse which left 2.7 million phone calls to a medical advice service exposed online “utterly unacceptable”.

Associate Charge Nurse Ange Hay, Dr Yih Harng Chong and Geriatrics Advanced Trainee Matthew Johnson use the MIYA platform to view patient flow through the Palmerston North Hospital STAR 2 ward. Credit: Alcidion.

By Rebecca McBeth 03:13 am February 20, 2019
A patient-flow system implemented at MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is helping to streamline patient journeys through Palmerston North Hospital and allowing clinical staff to view important patient information at the bedside.
At one OB/GYN practice, a patient portal drives engagement, reduces collection time
By Bill Siwicki 02:27 pm February 19, 2019
Austin Area Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fertility OB/GYN has achieved across-the-board success with its patient portal. Ensuring everyone is onboard was key.
David Fitzgerald of CVS Health and Bill Fox of MarkLogic
By Susan Morse 12:15 pm February 19, 2019
The pilot program for expanded services and medical equipment is being tested at three locations in Houston.
By Diana Manos 12:02 pm February 19, 2019
The contest aims to influence positive change by strengthening outcomes and cutting costs, the American Hospital Association said.
Kaiser Permanente building
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am February 19, 2019
The school is designed to teach students how to use technology to deliver high-quality care in new and collaborative ways.

MyPath surveys patients to inform caregivers about changing symptoms and needs. Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech. 

By Nathan Eddy 10:36 am February 19, 2019
The software delivers personalized advice based on diagnosis, treatment, insurance, and more.
By Nathan Eddy 10:13 am February 19, 2019
Intel gives glimpse inside its Connected Care health plans that saved 17% per month. 
Texas Health saves $412,000 with real-time location system

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 02:29 pm February 18, 2019
Medical equipment now can be easily located and maintained. And rental and repair costs are way down thanks to the RTLS.
By Nathan Eddy 01:38 pm February 18, 2019
Payer, health system sign on of the group driving collaboration between providers, health insurers and patients.

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