medical device

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CMIOs, Nurses Want Medical Device Integration with EMRs

Ken Terry | Fierce Health IT | November 7, 2011

HIMSS Analytics has released a research report, sponsored by medical device technology company Capsule, that examines the evolving roles of chief medical information officers and chief nursing officers and how they view medical device integration with electronic medical records. Read More »

FDA Staffers Sue Agency Over Surveillance of Personal E-Mail

Ellen Nakashima and Lisa Rein | The Washington Post | January 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration secretly monitored the personal e-mail of a group of its own scientists and doctors after they warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices that they believed posed unacceptable risks to patients, government documents show.

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Health Spending in America—Self-Rationing Slows Cost Increases

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Health Populi | January 12, 2012

The Big Headline under the banner of Health Economics this week is the statistic that growth in U.S. national health spending slowed to an anemic 3.9% in 2010 — the slowest rate of growth in the 51-year history of keeping the National Health Expenditure Accounts. Read More »

Life-Giving Software Should Be Open: GNOME Foundation Chief

Sam Varghese | iTWire | January 23, 2012

Software that controls vital human functions should always be open source, else it could prove to be a danger to one's existence, the executive director of the GNOME Foundation says. Read More »

Medical Device Makers Still Working to Connect With EMRs

Anne Zieger | Hospital EMR and EHR | January 11, 2012

Right now, only a small percentage of hospitals are collecting data from medical devices in real time. That’s partly because hospitals have other technical challenges to handle first (including the development of interfaces between major enterprise systems), and partly because device makers aren’t offering easy connectivity options.

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RNs Urge Tougher Federal Oversight On Unproven Medical Technology On which Hospitals Spend Billions

Press Release | National Nurses United | July 8, 2014

National Nurses United is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to enact meaningful oversight and public protections on the use of unproven medical technology that is rapidly spreading through the nation’s healthcare system...

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Taking an Open (Source) Approach to HIT Challenges

Frank Curran | Health Management Technology | January 1, 2012

There are three key areas of open-source innovation that can significantly benefit IT departments with strapped budgets and impending compliance mandates.

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