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December 08, 2017
Chris Nerney

How will the CVS-Aetna merger impact U.S. healthcare?

Plan to leverage connected technologies to help patients aligns with consumer desire for lower costs, one-stop shopping.
December 07, 2017
Chris Nerney

Hospitals to slowly adopt "smart" technologies

Frost & Sullivan report cites interoperability, security concerns as barriers to smart technology adoption.
December 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

Barriers to interoperability are barriers to value-based care

Unless the healthcare industry can remove the obstacles to data sharing between providers, value-based care will suffer.
November 27, 2017
Chris Nerney

Proposed bill seeks to establish frameworks, guidelines for medical device security

The Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act would direct the FDA to create a working group of cybersecurity experts.
November 26, 2017
Chris Nerney

EHR data can help identify patients most at risk for falls

Analysis by West Virginia University researchers links age, gender, and chronic health problems with risk of falling.
November 21, 2017
Chris Nerney

Despite its great promise, FHIR won't replace older standards just yet, expert says

"FHIR will need to coexist with other standards for the foreseeable future."
November 10, 2017
Chris Nerney

NIH study to collect Fitbit data from 10,000 All of Us participants

Researchers hope device data "may help us better understand the relationship between lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes."
November 09, 2017
Chris Nerney

Connected care comes at a cost: More security threats

Unisys report: “As more providers utilize personal or hand-held devices to access data, extremely valuable patient data is more vulnerable to cyber threats."
October 25, 2017
Chris Nerney

Healthcare struggles to overcome barriers to IoT adoption

Internet of Things standards, security, interoperability, and cost cited as obstacles to providers in Verizon survey.
October 24, 2017
Chris Nerney

A Call to Action for nationwide health information sharing

HIMSS initiative urges unified effort to "achieve secure, appropriate, and ubiquitous data access and electronic exchange of health information."