Under Trump’s budget, ONC would eliminate health IT adoption programs, shift priorities

President Donald Trump wants to trim nearly $22 million from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) next year, a move that would eliminate several programs and …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Spencer Cox Center pays $387,000 to settle HIPAA violation

A hospital’s failure to appropriately safeguard patient health information cost it a $387,000 settlement with HHS. …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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How two NewYork-Presbyterian pharmacists tapped into telehealth to improve care for transplant patients

Medication adherence is an important aspect of any patient’s care. But the stakes are just a little bit higher when that patient has just undergone an organ transplant. That’s one …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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California medical center checks ‘eyeprints’ to prevent medical record mix-ups

A Fresno, California medical center is rolling out some new-age technology to identify patients as they come in the door and prevent medical record confusion. Community Regional Medical Center in …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 23rd, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Six weeks after going back to pen and paper, Buffalo hospital CEO sees ransomware attack as a call to arms

At 2 a.m. on a Sunday morning in April, Erie County Medical Center was hit with a ransomware attack that locked down the hospital’s computers and requested $44,000. Hours later, …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Trump budget proposal cuts billions and would ‘devastate’ healthcare programs

Despite criticism over his initial proposal in March that included huge cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Healthcare organizations are reporting breaches faster as feds tighten enforcement

If the last two months are any sign, healthcare organizations appear to be putting more emphasis on adhering to the required 60-day window to report data breaches. In April, it …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Trump slashes ONC’s budget by $22 million amid wider cuts to health IT initiatives

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget includes a $22 million cut to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), amid broader agency reductions that left policy experts worried …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Academic medical centers team up with Google to bolster machine learning and predictive analytics

Several large academic medical centers are collaborating with a consumer tech giant to provide a boost to analytics. The University of Chicago Medicine recently announced a new partnership with Google …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 22nd, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

FDA’s Bakul Patel envisions a new regulatory approach to digital health

As digital health innovation has outpaced the FDA’s regulatory structure, the agency’s top official wants to overhaul the approval process for new technology. Bakul Patel has already begun hiring for …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 22nd, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments