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May 03, 2019
AI algorithms in healthcare currently regulated by the FDA are static and require manual updates. The FDA is now looking into what it would take to regulate AI algorithms that are dynamic.
April 05, 2019
Strong governance is vital for finding the right balance between cutting-edge technology and patient care in the clinical setting.
March 15, 2019
Philips' acquisition of Carestream Health's HCIS business gives the company more imaging technologies, while boosting its position in the health IT market.
December 12, 2018
Eight applicants advance to the next stage of an FDA innovation challenge, which asked medical device developers to tackle the opioid crisis in new ways.
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Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a subcategory of homecare telehealth that allows patients to use mobile medical devices or technology to gather patient-generated health data (PGHD) and send it to healthcare professionals. Continue Reading
There are seemingly endless possibilities for AI in healthcare, whether it's as a set of second eyes for radiologists or as a tool to improve patient engagement. Continue Reading
The American Medical Association created the Digital Health Implementation Playbook, which provides a step-by-step guide to technology implementation, with a focus on remote patient monitoring. Continue Reading
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Intermountain Healthcare has launched a new ventures division that operates under its own set of governance models and policies. Its mission is to bring innovation to the healthcare setting. Continue Reading
As the consumerization of healthcare continues, new products displayed at CES 2019 -- like the first wearable blood pressure cuff -- can be beneficial to providers and patients. Continue Reading
Healthcare professionals are using virtual reality to provide better care for patients and better training for doctors. Continue Reading
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Mayo Clinic cybersecurity expert Kevin McDonald has some advice on how health IT pros can reduce the security risks posed by connected medical devices. Continue Reading
When discussing an IoT initiative with hospital leadership, be sure to focus on the value the technology can bring to the organization while also addressing potential concerns. Continue Reading
Bluetooth technology can be used in a hospital setting to provide patients with indoor GPS and the ability to receive information about equipment and medication. Continue Reading
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While remote patient monitoring devices can be beneficial to hospitals as a way to improve patient engagement, they aren't without their security challenges. Continue Reading
See how IT executives at two healthcare organizations weed out patient identification errors related to duplicate medical records -- a significant problem, according to research. Continue Reading
An FDA innovation challenge pushes developers to create pain management devices as a way to address the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States. Continue Reading