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December 08, 2017
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
Hospitals to slowly adopt "smart" technologies
Frost & Sullivan report cites interoperability, security concerns as barriers to smart technology adoption.
December 05, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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."