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By HIMSS Media 02:40 pm May 04, 2021
In May, we look at how companies all over the world are creating new digital health tools with less funding.
St. Anthony's behavioral health hospital, Olathe, Kansas, EHR
By Bill Siwicki 12:04 pm May 04, 2021
The behavioral health facilities are moving from paper to EHR, and are ensuring everything works for their clinicians in the process.
Two hackers type on keyboards in a shadowy room
By Kat Jercich 11:53 am May 04, 2021
The report found that healthcare was one of the industries most affected by tracked ransomware incidents in 2020, second only to education.  
Matt Hancock, life sciences
By Sara Mageit 06:40 am May 04, 2021
The funding is part of the wider vision to transform the UK into a life sciences "super power".
By Thiru Gunasegaran 11:22 pm May 03, 2021
The BWATCH sensor can be potentially integrated into hospital systems such as the nurses' call system.
A gavel next to binders
By Kat Jercich 03:06 pm May 03, 2021
The Miami-based EHR vendor is accused of violating the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute via its marketing-referral program.  
Computer with AI algorithm
By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm May 03, 2021
The company will collect a $1 million prize for its algorithms designed to predict unplanned hospitalizations and adverse events. Runner-up Geisinger will get $230,000.
A person texting next to a bicycle
By Kat Jercich 12:48 pm May 03, 2021
The service is being launched alongside a vaccine finder website and a to-be-released 1-800 number to help connect individuals with appointments in their area.
Jessica Sweeney-Platt athenahealth telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm May 03, 2021
With 18.4 million appointments over the past 12 months, the vendor's VP of research identifies some trends in telemedicine adoption, utilization, scheduling and permanence.
A patient speaks with a nurse via telehealth
By Kat Jercich 11:14 am May 03, 2021
The use of in-home monitoring for Type 2 diabetes and hypertension patients led to twice as many activities completed by nurses.