Current Headlines

  1. It’s Time To Train the HIT Machines
    8/3/2015

    Accenture Healthcare IT Vision 2015 reveals five key trends in HIT. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. UCLA Breach Impacts Up To 4.5 Million Individuals
    8/3/2015

    The announcement came two months after the breach was discovered. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Virtual Clipboard Automates Check In
    8/3/2015

    Using mobile technology to check patients in to see their doctors could ease the process and help improve patient satisfaction. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. App Saves Docs From Burnout
    7/31/2015

    Physician burnout is a growing problem, and one app from Seattle’s HappyMD.com hopes to change that by helping doctors relax. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. ‘Most Wired’ Hospitals Place Priority On Privacy, Security Of Patient Data
    7/31/2015

    Health data security and patient engagement top the “do-to” list for hospitals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Medtronic To Acquire RF Surgical Systems In Latest In String Of Acquisitions
    7/31/2015

    Move positions Medtronic well to dominate in medical technologies field. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Stratus Video Interpreting Finds Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Linked To Increased Healthcare Risks
    7/31/2015

    A growing body of evidence reveals that patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) are at greater risk for adverse events, medical errors and potential physical harm in healthcare settings (1, 2, 3); yet researchers have found that many patients’ language needs remain unmet or improperly addressed (4)

  8. HIMSS Analytics Honors The National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center With Stage 7 Award
    7/31/2015

    HIMSS Analytics awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinics with a Stage 7 Award.

  9. Patients Worry About Telemedicine
    7/30/2015

    Despite the growing popularity of virtual visits, patients report they would still be more likely to see their doctor in person. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Healthcare Organizations Have New Tool To Help Meet Cloud Compliance
    7/30/2015

    Salesforce Shield unwraps compliance and governance services for the Cloud. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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