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FDA issues cybersecurity alert on GE Healthcare medical devices

The communication says vulnerabilities in Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers "might allow an attack to happen unde…

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FDA issues cybersecurity alert on GE Healthcare medical devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has put out a safety alert concerning GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemet…

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Epic pushes out software update to help spot coronavirus

Epic this week sent out an update to its healthcare customers, meant to help providers nationwide detect potential cases of the Wuhan novel…

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Athenahealth’s take on HIMSS20 trends: primary care disruption, AI and competitive data access

The executive director of research at the cloud IT giant describes what CIOs and other healthcare leaders should be looking for at the glob…

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Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida persist through school age

The procedure corrects myelomeningocele, the most serious form of spina bifida.

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Low-dose aspirin may reduce preterm birth risk among first-time mothers

The clinical trial involved more than 11,000 women in several low- and middle-income countries.

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NIH officials discuss novel coronavirus that recently emerged in China

Research underway to address latest viral threat.

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Yale experts offer strategies for successful clinical AI rollouts

As regulatory oversight for predictive decision support evolves, certain best practices can help health systems get the most from machine l…

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Health IT 2020: Patient engagement, human-centered tech, interoperability

The chief medical officer and co-founder at patient engagement tech vendor Luma Health provides a view of what provider organizations can e…

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Healthcare venture investment in 2020: Quantum computing gets a closer look

Artificial intelligence will also continue to be a big focus, as it becomes more clear which startups are succeeding in their initial targe…

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NHS trust predicts £2.5m savings from investment in IT solution

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has contracted IMMJ Systems and SPS to digitise patient healthcare records.

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VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

In 2019, it offered more than 2.6 million telehealth episodes of care to more than 900,000 veterans. At HIMSS20, a VA leader will show how…

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VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

The U.S. Department of veterans affairs has been making major investments in innovating its technology and infrastructure in recent years.

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NIH-supported scientists reverse HIV and SIV latency in two animal models

Findings represent progress toward an HIV cure.

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Pregnancy, breastfeeding may lower risk of early menopause, NIH-funded study suggests

Menopause before age 45 increases the risk of early death, cognitive decline, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.

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Epic to debut ambient voice technology assistant at HIMSS20

“Just like you use your smart speaker at home, clinicians soon will be able to say ‘Hey Epic’ to quickly get the information they nee…

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Philips CTO outlines ethical guidelines for AI in healthcare

The five principles all stem from the basic viewpoint that AI-enabled solutions should complement and benefit customers, patients, and soci…

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Drug increases brown fat activity in healthy women

Brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, is a form of fat that burns calories to generate heat.

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Combined prenatal smoking and drinking greatly increases SIDS risk

SIDS is the sudden, unexplained, death of an infant under 1 year of age.

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Researchers discover unmet needs in Thai diabetes care

A new study by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Chulalongkorn and Mahidol Universities in Bangkok, wh…

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Chief Data Officer Mona Siddiqui to depart HHS

Dr. Mona Siddiqui, who has served for three years in the Office of the CTO at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announced this…

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Policy changes, AI, consumerism top interoperability trends for 2020

The new consumer-driven health information ecosystem is transforming the way health systems deliver care. As always, interoperability &ndas…

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Patients with newly diagnosed musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than recommended

NIH study shows treatment recommendations impacted by patient and physician factors.

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ONC unveils draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, developed for HHS by t…

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Panel identifies need for improved implementation of preventive services and reduced health disparities

Scientists urged to engage stakeholders inside and outside the health care system.

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UK needs bold response to future healthcare challenges

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Alcohol-related deaths increasing in the United States

An analysis of U.S. death certificate data found that nearly 1 million people died from alcohol-related causes between 1999 and 2017.

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FDA real-world evidence to be made available on Google Cloud

Google announced this week that it will make the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's open-source MyStudies platform available on the…

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Digital health roadmap to improving care

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Healthcare UK promoting the best of British healthcare globally

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