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Innovation, Med Tech

77% of Healthcare Apps Contain Vulnerabilities, Report Reveals

September 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Veracode, a global provider of application security testing solutions, today revealed that the healthcare sector takes first place for the proportion of software security flaws that are fixed, at 27 percent. The sector overtook financial services as the top-performing industry, […]


EHR & EMR

Future-proofing medical device innovation: the benefits of 5G for remote monitoring

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The use of remote monitoring devices and telemedicine was always predicted to grow, but it saw exponential growth even beyond this forecast during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to GlobalData analysis, the global market value for remote patient monitoring is now […]


EHR & EMR

Healthcare app regulators are missing the middle

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

When it comes to healthcare apps, there is a very clear divide between the nebulous wellness category and regulated digital therapeutics. This divide is due to national regulatory bodies like the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which oversee the […]


EHR & EMR

Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

September 26, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) (@AmerMedicalAssn) first investigated the motivations, requirements, and uses of digital health technology among physicians. New AMA digital health research released shows increased […]


EHR & EMR

Telemedicine September 2022

September 21, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

New Study in JAMA Shows Telehealth Slowed Opioid Overdoses During Pandemic The American Telemedicine Association (@AmericanTelemed) and ATA Action issued the following statement in response to today’s publication of a study authored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]


News

5 Tips for Hiring and Retaining Medical Practice Staff

September 15, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Finding the right employees for your medical practice and keeping them happy can be challenging enough during normal times. Add in the realities related to the COVID pandemic, including staffing shortages and “the great resignation,” and busy physicians can be […]


EHR & EMR

Remote patient monitoring devices add accessibility and convenience to healthcare

September 9, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

As wearable tech, mobile health and telemedicine continue to evolve, remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices are becoming essential tools for healthcare professionals and show promise for more than just managing chronic health conditions. RPM devices collect patient data outside of […]


EHR & EMR

Physician groups urge CMS to prevent payment cuts, protect telehealth

September 7, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Reforming the Medicare physician payment system is a top priority for the AMA. The group successfully lobbied Congress to delay a round of 4% cuts to Medicare rates until 2023 that were set to take effect at the end of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Sharecare Launches SaaS for Independent Decentralized Clinical Research

September 6, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Created by a women-led team passionate about diversity and addressing the dire need to democratize clinical research, Smart Omix packages all the necessary tools that make real-world data collection possible– and will ultimately help redefine who gets to be a […]


EHR & EMR

How virtual care connects members to the right doctor

September 6, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Choosing a provider is one of the most critical and often complex decisions individuals make about their or their family’s healthcare. Thanks to the Internet and unprecedented access to information, individuals can be much more informed when it comes to […]


EHR & EMR

Pandemic telehealth rules reduced opioid overdoses, boosted access to treatment meds, research finds

September 1, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Government agencies relaxed a variety of rules at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, aiming to ensure people were still able to receive adequate medical care, even amid stay-at-home orders and reluctance visiting medical settings. Those changes initially gave way […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Biotia Raises $8M to Fight Infectious Diseases Powered by AI & Genomics

August 24, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Biotia is a health tech company located in New York, NY, that leverages sequencing-based technology and proprietary AI-powered software to rapidly and accurately identify microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance. Their mission is to fight infectious diseases by deploying the leading reference […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Eko and Caregility partner for smart stethoscope technology

August 24, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Eko, a digital health company, has partnered with Caregility, a telehealth platform company, to develop an integrated platform for smart stethoscopes. This collaboration consists of Eko’s Connect suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) being integrated with Caregility’s telehealth software and […]


EHR & EMR

Why There’s Renewed Interest In The Cloud for Healthcare

August 23, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

From the development of the EMR to the growth of telehealth, the digital environment for healthcare has evolved tremendously over the last few years. So, it’s no surprise that IT spending is set to increase by 12.3% for cloud computing, […]


EHR & EMR

Tele-mentoring used to improve surgical robotic systems training

August 23, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Currently, there is a general recognition that the use of information and communication technologies is a potential resource to achieve the radical transformation required by health systems in the world. Included in this transformation is the great challenge of training […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Using AI to Optimize Remote Patient Monitoring

August 18, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the key to optimizing remote patient monitoring (RPM) and gaining access to next-gen care for patients. Integrating AI into RPM care strategies can have incredible benefits for both patients and care providers. Ultimately, it can result […]


Regulatory

HHS and DOJ Issue Guidance on Nondiscrimination in Telehealth

August 10, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

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 […]


News

New Strategic Partnership Helps Hospitals Deploy Epic EHR to AWS Cloud

August 10, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Hospitals face unique IT challenges. They have EHRs (electronic health records) with tons of critical and sensitive data. Many of these EHR deployments are dated and monolithic applications, and bringing them into the cloud requires specialized expertise. Sapphire Health is […]


EHR & EMR

Telehealth visits rose in May, mirroring COVID-19 diagnoses

August 9, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Telehealth usage surged early in the pandemic, embraced by both consumers and providers as an alternative to in-person care and supported by expanded reimbursement and other policy changes intended to boost adoption during the public health emergency. Fair Health has […]


Innovation, Med Tech

6 questions for the medtech industry if Congress doesn’t reauthorize FDA user fees on time

August 4, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Congress has until the end of September to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration’s user fee programs. The package of legislation provides funding for reviewing devices, pharmaceuticals and other medical products over the next five years. A version of the […]