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By Nathan Eddy 04:03 pm July 01, 2019
Google, the University of Chicago Medical Center and University of Chicago are listed as defendants in a class action suit that alleges they failed to properly de-identify sensitive patient medical data.
SCL Health cuts collections costs by 26% with patient collections tech

One of SCL Health’s facilities, Saint Joseph Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 03:26 pm July 01, 2019
The health system also has seen a massive increase in the amount it is collecting, for a total annual collections improvement of more than $20 million.

Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, FDA's deputy director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation, says all device manufacturers should "monitor and assess cybersecurity vulnerability risk, and to be proactive about disclosing vulnerabilities."

By Benjamin Harris 02:24 pm July 01, 2019
The agency warns that older MiniMed devices – which have been recalled by Medtronic – could be hacked and remotely controlled, adding to the list of cyber concerns for IoT devices.
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am July 01, 2019
As hospitals and ambulatory sites grapple with the challenges of quality improvement, value-based care, cybersecurity and more, the size and shape of the workforce is changing as technology and imperatives evolve.
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Practical tips from the InterSystems workshop organised at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki.
By Anna Engberg 05:23 am July 01, 2019
Around 90% of tech solutions for healthcare are not geared to the needs of patients, attendees at the FT Digital Health Summit in Berlin heard.

Dr Olzhas Abishev, Vice Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan

By Dillan Yogendra 02:37 am July 01, 2019
Healthcare IT News sat down with Dr Olzhas Abishev, Vice Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki last month, to discuss what has been done in his country and the exciting future developments of digital health taking place with his team.

Credit: Ryman Healthcare

By Rebecca McBeth 11:50 pm June 30, 2019
Aged-care provider Ryman Healthcare in New Zealand has built its own electronic care planning system that runs on 3,500 tablets deployed in residents’ rooms across its residential aged-care villages.
By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm June 28, 2019
The CEO says cash raised by the stock offering will help broaden the analytics and data capabilities it can offer its payer and provider customers – and drive innovations in AI, blockchain, robotics and more.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:19 pm June 28, 2019
Nearly half of the 10,000 critical care physicians practicing in the U.S. reported symptoms of severe burnout.

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