Current Headlines

  1. Thrival Festival, UPMC Enterprises and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute partner to attract, recruit local health and wellness-focused startups
    8/27/2015

    The Thrival Innovation + Music Festival is partnering with UPMC Enterprises and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute to create an interactive workshop on Thursday, September 24, focused on health and wellness-related startups interested in investment, mentorship, and capacity-building opportunities with the global health system.

  2. Mobile Drug Inquiry System To Cut Errors
    8/27/2015

    A study published by the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology showed use of a mobile drug inquiry system reduced errors and improved adherence. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Partnership Allows Patients To Automatically Import Medication Lists
    8/27/2015

    The collaboration will help improve patient engagement and medication safety. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Best Practices For Privileged Access Management In Healthcare
    8/26/2015

    How can healthcare organizations protect against breaches in PHI security? By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. PCPs Weigh In On HIT
    8/26/2015

    A report from the Commonwealth Fund and Kaiser Family Foundation finds primary care physicians believe health IT has a positive effect on patient outcomes. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Latest Generation Of DRX Plus Detectors Are Faster, Lighter; Contain New Features To Improve Image Quality And Performance
    8/26/2015

    Carestream Health introduced its third generation of DRX detectors that are faster and lighter than previous generations and offer a host of features to help users achieve higher productivity and improved image quality.

  7. Zebra Technologies Introduces Smart, Non-Invasive Way For Hospitals To Track, Provide Real-Time Feedback On Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction
    8/26/2015

    Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in Leiden, the Netherlands recently announced the first commercial deployment of the Time Tracking Solution for Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients.

  8. MOCACARE Secures $2M In Additional Funding To Fuel The International Launch Of Its MOCAheart Monitor
    8/26/2015

    MOCACARE, a Silicon Valley based company at the heart of the connected health movement has announced it has raised a further $2m in venture capital funding, bringing its total investment to more than $4M.

  9. Greenway Health Partners With Premise Health’s Intel Clinics And eHealth Exchange To Achieve Interoperability Milestone And Connect Care In Oregon; Similar Project Begun In Arizona
    8/26/2015

    The nation’s first and most comprehensive bi-directional data exchange project utilizing the national eHealth Exchange to connect ambulatory clinic, hospital, health plan, outpatient surgery and multi-specialty integrated delivery settings is live and serving patients in the Portland, Oregon area.

  10. Forbes Ranks Verisk Analytics 18th Most Innovative Company In The World
    8/26/2015

    Verisk Analytics, a leading data analytics provider, announced recently that it has been ranked 18 out of 100 on Forbes magazine's 2015 list of the World's Most Innovative Companies.

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