Current Headlines

  1. Driven By Reforms, Cleveland Hospitals Reimagine Themselves
    9/3/2015

    Cleveland’s three major health systems are working to transform their businesses. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Portals Not Ready For Diagnosis
    9/3/2015

    According to researchers at the Mayo Clinic, patient portals do not have sufficient enough messaging platforms for clinical decision making. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Algorithm Could Predict Sepsis In At-Risk Patients
    9/2/2015

    Johns Hopkins researchers have developed an algorithm combining 27 factors to assess patient risk. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Open Notes Access Good For Patient Safety
    9/2/2015

    The Open Notes initiative which allows patients to access their doctors’ notes in the EHR has the potential to increase safety and care quality. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. HIPAA Expert Joins 3M-Sponsored Visual Privacy Advisory Council
    9/2/2015

    Health care providers must protect sensitive data even as changing practices demand that it be more mobile and easily accessible.

  6. Salesforce Introduces Salesforce Health Cloud -- Building Patient Relationships, Not Records
    9/2/2015

    Salesforce [NYSE: CRM], the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today introduced Salesforce Health Cloud, empowering healthcare providers to go beyond health records and build stronger relationships with patients.

  7. Sharecare Launches AskMD For Apple Watch
    9/2/2015

    Sharecare, a comprehensive health and wellness engagement platform, today announced the launch of AskMD for Apple Watch, the ideal companion to the award-winning app for iPhone that helps people learn more about what might be causing their symptoms, and connect to the doctors and specialists qualified to treat them.

  8. FDA Clears Next Generation Stethoscope
    9/2/2015

    Eko Devices (Eko), a digital medical device startup, has received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to launch Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope.

  9. AdvancedMD Becomes An Independent Company Following Acquisition By Marlin Equity Partners
    9/2/2015

    AdvancedMD, the pioneer in cloud technology for physician practices, recently announced that it began operations as a standalone company following the completion of its sale to Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $3B of capital under management.

  10. Enrollment Completed In First Clinical Trial Of Scanadu Scout
    9/2/2015

    Researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have completed enrollment in the first clinical trial of the Scanadu Scout, a wireless health sensor that measures four vital signs in a few seconds by touching the device to the temple.

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