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By Tammy Lovell 06:01 am March 27, 2019
Goldacre, director at the University of Oxford’s Evidence-Based Medicine DataLab, spoke at the Digital Health Rewired conference in London yesterday.

Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock at the launch of the Vodafone report; Credit: Vodafone UK

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:40 am March 27, 2019
Tech could be used to tackle the UK's loneliness epidemic, according to a new report.
By Hafizah Osman 03:31 am March 27, 2019
In support of a paperless industry, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has launched an initiative to enhance secure messaging functionality by 2020.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
Real-time location systems save Wake Forest Baptist $3.5M
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm March 26, 2019
The health system saved money by avoiding equipment purchases and reducing rental expenses; RTLS also saved it $300,000 and more than 10,000 staff hours annually.
Senior citizens.
By Susan Morse 10:43 am March 26, 2019
CMS and other health insurers are using the program to deliver innovative and unique value to customers, both in terms of cost and quality.
By Nathan Eddy 10:31 am March 26, 2019
A new study found that clinicians using VR tech could reach targeted vessels faster than today’s standard approach.
Point-of-care communications tool delivers clinical content at Health Quest New York
By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm March 25, 2019
The health system co-designed a platform that provides multifactorial data analysis and direct-to-physician communication, as well as continuing education material.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm March 25, 2019
The health system will invest $5.5 million in new network security improvements and shell out $2 million for class action claims after the hack exposed the data of 4.5 million patients.
patient phone pills
By Nathan Eddy 11:43 am March 25, 2019
Agreeing to the same format for demographic data would boost patient safety, according to research from Indiana University and Pew.

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