Taking aim specifically at electronic health records and similar tools, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a draft guidance that seeks to cut down on the paperwork related to health IT.
After more than four decades, the Food and Drug Administration has announced it will modify its clearance process for medical devices.
Among the top infrastructure upgrades supporting electronic health records today are tools that give users access to EHRs from any device in any location. But that’s just the beginning.
Until now, users have adapted their behavior to systems. They use monitors and keyboards because that’s what vendors determined to be an appropriate configuration. However, that’s starting to flip, says Gregg Pessin, research director in healthcare delivery at Gartner.
We all know the feeling of our heart pumping away in our chest as an opponent scores, or the adrenaline spike that accompanies a winning goal. But now, thanks to the help of Nokia's hybrid smartwatch and 7,000 French soccer fans, we have proof of the physiological effects of excitement and disappointment during sporting events.
The new healthcare company started by Amazon, J.P. Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway has chosen Atul Gawande as the organization's chief executive officer.
At its annual conference in Seattle in July, the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, along with the Environmental Protection Agency, will lead participants on an Energy Treasure Hunt, walking attendees through a local facility in search of opportunities to reduce energy, including examples such as: