HHS and DOJ Issue Guidance on Nondiscrimination in Telehealth

August 10, 2022

Category: Regulatory

As we commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (@HHSGov) and the U.S. Department of Justice are partnering together to publish guidance on the protections in federal […]

New York, San Francisco: Monkeypox threat to public health

July 29, 2022

Category: News

New York and California health officials are sounding the alarm on the spread of the monkeypox virus, declaring threats to public health. In San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said that the city would declare a local public health emergency that […]

International study identifies risks for long COVID in children

July 22, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

Nearly 6 percent of children who presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with COVID-19 reported symptoms of long COVID 90 days later, according to a study conducted in eight countries and published in JAMA Network Open. Initial hospitalization of 48 […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Filings buzz in the medical devices industry: 21% decrease in artificial intelligence mentions in Q2 of 2022

August 9, 2022


Mentions of artificial intelligence within the filings of companies in the medical devices industry fell 21% between the first and second quarters of 2022. In total, the frequency of sentences related to artificial intelligence between July 2021 and June 2022 […]


Monkeypox in America: Who’s at risk and why?

August 8, 2022

Via: Fox News

The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency last week, an effort to bolster the U.S. response to contain the outbreak. The virus continues to be largely transmitted among gay and bisexual men, but experts say the disease could […]


HIMSS Delivers 9 Recommendations for Strengthening Primary Healthcare

August 8, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

This week, The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) responded to a Request for Information (RFI) from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health on the HHS Initiative to Strengthen Primary Healthcare. The letter submitted on 8/1 calls […]

Biomarker, Innovation

University of Birmingham licenses new Covid-19 testing method

August 5, 2022


The University of Birmingham in the UK has entered a licensing agreement with Covid-19 test provider Innova Medical Group for commercialising its new testing technology in the global markets. The new reverse transcription-free exponential amplification reaction (RTF-EXPAR) technology provides detection […]


No ‘slam dunk fix’ in HIPAA privacy law to protect abortion patients

August 5, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Abortion advocates and Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Biden administration to protect data on patients seeking abortion services as concerns mount that clinic and hospital information could be used to prosecute individuals who seek the procedure in states where […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Skin Cancer Is a Risk No Matter the Skin Tone. But It May Be Overlooked in People With Dark Skin.

August 5, 2022

Via: Kaiser Health News

Brykyta Shelton found herself standing in a checkout line of a big-box retailer, uncomfortably aware as a woman ahead of her stared at her sandaled feet. Shelton had been taking medication for months for what her doctor said was toenail […]


Health IT Business News, Financial Edition – August 4, 2022

August 4, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Health Catalyst, MemorialCare Team Up to Improve Care Outcomes with Innovative Patient Engagement Technology Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced a partnership with MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital […]