How Hospitals Can Safely & Effectively Continue Patient Care Amid Rising Cybersecurity Risks

March 14, 2023

Category: Innovation, Med Tech

The world we live in is becoming increasingly integrated, and as it does, the amount of data also increases. It is estimated that 2.5 quintillion bytes – that’s 2,500,00,00,000 million, for perspective – are created, captured, and shared every day, […]

Technology’s Role in the Development & Improvement of Drug Diversion Auditing Processes

March 6, 2023

Category: Innovation, Research

Drug diversion is an increasingly serious issue that tends to be substantially underestimated. In every instance, a potential threat to patient safety is present. This includes the risk of inadequate pain relief, exposure to infectious diseases through contaminated needles or […]

Contracts covering tens of thousands of unionized HCA workers set to expire soon

March 3, 2023

Category: News

Many unionized healthcare workers are negotiating new contract terms for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started as previous deals expire. In new agreements, they are focusing heavily on language around staffing and retaining employees, and other issues exacerbated […]


CMS lays out plans for negotiating drug prices

March 16, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

While Congress laid out the broad principles for Medicare to negotiate “maximum fair” prices for drugs, much of the process and details were left to the CMS to develop this year ahead of negotiations starting in 2024 for a first […]


COVID vaccine update: FDA authorizes Pfizer booster for some children under age five

March 15, 2023

Via: Fox News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine bivalent for children six months old through four years of age. At least two months prior to getting this booster, children must […]


How To Get the Most Out of Big Data for Personalized Healthcare

March 13, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Big data? It’s being collected everywhere in healthcare settings; constantly generated by smartwatches and other consumer wearables, health apps, electronic health records (EHRs), and through genomics. We already know data is gold. And, at this particular point in time, we’re […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Pediatric mental health crisis top concern this year for patient safety organization

March 13, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

While rates of anxiety and depression rose across all ages during the COVID-19 pandemic, children have been particularly hard hit with widespread mental health issues “approaching a national public health emergency,” according to ECRI. The mean weekly number of emergency […]