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EHR & EMR

Using Network Data to Improve the Performance & Security of Clinical Apps

June 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

From diagnosis to prescription, each facet of healthcare delivery hinges on the reliability of digital infrastructure in assuring the patient-care experience. Technical issues can impact diagnostic tests, disrupt scheduling, impair the delivery of prescription services, damage campus-wide communications, and ultimately, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Positron to sell NeuSight PET-CT scanner in North America

June 14, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Positron, a molecular imaging medical device company, has signed an exclusive agreement to sell and distribute the NeuSight PET-CT 64 slice scanner in North America. The agreement with Shenyang Intelligent Neuclear Medical Technology, a subsidiary of Neusoft Medical Systems, positions […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

84% of Patients Would Participate in a Hospital-at-Home Program In Order To Get Home Sooner

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The survey results are clear: a resounding 84% of respondents expressed a willingness to participate in HaH monitoring to recover at home rather than remain hospitalized. This preference aligns with the increasing popularity of HaH programs, with over 300 currently […]


EHR & EMR

VA Extends Oracle EHR Modernization Contract

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The contract extension comes after a successful five-year project to implement the joint Department of Defense (DOD) and VA EHR system, MHS GENESIS. The system is now fully operational at 3,890 DOD garrison facilities, with over 197,200 users serving more […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

FDA approves Abbott’s Lingo and Libre Rio glucose monitoring systems

June 11, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Abbott’s Lingo and Libre Rio over-the-counter continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. These systems are designed for health improvement and type 2 diabetes management and are based on Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre sensing […]


EHR & EMR

How Connected Healthcare Operations Helps Health Systems Work Smarter, Not Harder

May 30, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

When it comes to healthcare, efficiency isn’t just a goal—it’s a lifeline. With a growing and aging patient population and widespread workforce shortages, hospitals and health systems must find ways to increase efficiencies and do more with less, while providing […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3 Steps to Unlock the True Potential of AI for Health Leaders

May 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The AI buzz is not subsiding, making headlines across industries. In his summary article about the 2024 HIMSS conference, Chilmark Research’s John Moore III noted, “Good luck trying to get noticed for anything other than AI or cybersecurity (in the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Ceretrieve touts positive data from aspiration catheter study

May 29, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Ceretrieve has announced positive study results demonstrating that its aspiration catheter demonstrated clot removal, completely restoring blood flow in a single pass. The Ceretrieve aspiration catheter is a medical device used to remove blood clots from blood vessels in the […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

AI Chatbots Improving Mental Health Support in Telehealth Training

May 28, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Telehealth is on the rise, but most medical professionals are overwhelmed with their current workloads and aren’t prepared to take on additional training. This is where artificial intelligence chatbots come in — they could ease the burden while improving their […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revolutionizing Medical AI: John Snow Labs’ LLMs Outperforms GPT-4, Med-PaLM2

May 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

This accomplishment signifies John Snow Labs’ dedication to delivering the most accurate medical LLMs available. Here are three key milestones: Overall Accuracy: Their LLM achieved an impressive 87.35 score on the Open Medical LLM leaderboard’s standardized test harness. This surpasses […]


EHR & EMR

Beyond the EHR: Why We Need a Patient Communication Layer

May 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare looks a lot different than it did a few years ago. Healthcare leaders need to address rising consumerism, persistent labor shortages, systemic equity gaps, and a critical shift toward value-based care. It’s worth asking: If the healthcare landscape has […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Why an Enterprise Master Person Index is Foundational for Health Tech Innovation

May 17, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare is poised to become the world’s fastest-growing source of data in the next year (RBC Capital Markets), accumulating from sources that are as varied as they are numerous, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, retail clinics, and wearable devices. While this […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Optimizing Revenue Cycle Management With Health IT Solutions

May 17, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare is a field that survives on evolving along with society. Whether it’s innovations in life-saving technology or fluctuations in revenue generation, professionals in the health industry must keep abreast of these changes and adapt accordingly. Revenue cycle management (RCM) […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices Development Services and Software Companies

May 15, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

In the complex and highly regulated world of medical device development, selecting the right development partner is crucial. A medical device development company must not only possess technical expertise but also a profound understanding of the regulatory landscape to ensure […]


Innovation, Med Tech

HHS Announces Funding Opportunity to Improve AI-Powered Healthcare & Behavioral Health IT

May 14, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is seeking innovative solutions to advance healthcare through artificial intelligence (AI) and improve health IT adoption in behavioral health […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Triomics Secures $15M to Automate Oncology Workflows with GenAI

May 10, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Currently, oncology staff grapple with manually searching massive amounts of patient data to identify suitable clinical trials and treatment pathways. This time-consuming process often leads to: Delays in patient care: Manual data analysis can take hours per patient, potentially causing patients […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

The Digital Advantage: Augmenting the Healthcare Customer Experience

April 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

When interacting with industries such as retail, hospitality, and finance, we’ve all become accustomed to quick, effective, and personalized customer service. It’s no surprise that when it comes to healthcare, consumers are now seeking a better customer experience on par […]


Innovation, Med Tech

FDA authorises Prenosis’ AI-based tool for sepsis diagnosis

April 4, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorisation for Prenosis’ AI tool Sepsis ImmunoScore, to diagnose sepsis. This authorisation, achieved through the De Novo pathway, represents the first-ever FDA approval of an AI/machine learning (ML) software as […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Abridge & NVIDIA Partner to Supercharge AI-powered Clinical Documentation

March 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Unearthing a Sea of Lost Information Daily, millions of healthcare professionals in the US engage in patient consultations. However, most of these crucial conversations are absent from medical records. Abridge identified this vast, untapped resource – the “oceans of missing […]


News

Triad of Modernizing Healthcare: genAI, Interoperability, and Advanced Operational Systems

March 5, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare institutions have found themselves compelled to achieve greater efficiency amid financial constraints. Simultaneously, healthcare leaders acknowledge prioritizing patient-centered care and staff contentment. The following three healthcare technology concepts underscore the transformative impact of generative AI, interoperability, and advanced operational […]