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Healthcare IT Spending to Grow by Triple Digits: Black Book HIE Survey

Press Release | Black Book | May 31, 2012

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) hold boundless potential for improving the efficacy and safety of healthcare delivery by moving critical patient data to the point of care, through healthcare communities. The crucial role of HIEs to accomplish a health care organization’s move to patient-centric accountable care is undeniable, however, 97% of US physicians and 80% of hospitals are meaningfully unconnected. A small group of HIE vendors rise to the top of a sweeping early adopter satisfaction survey.

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Hospitals Fight Drug Scarcity, Fear Patients Harmed

Anna Yukhananov | Open Source | June 1, 2012

At the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, pharmacists are using old-fashioned paper spreadsheets to track their stock of drugs in short supply – a task that takes several hours each day...A few hundred medicines make the list of drugs in short supply: anesthetics, drugs for nausea and nutrition, infection treatments and diarrhea pills. A separate list has scarce cancer drugs for leukemia or breast cancer.
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If PRISM Is Good Policy, Why Stop With Terrorism?

Derek Khanna | The Atlantic | July 4, 2013

Defenders of the program say its effectiveness excuses it -- but they ignore the Fourth Amendment. Read More »

Improve Radiologist Efficiency With Better Lighting

Marcia Frellick | Diagnostic Imaging | December 2, 2013

In trying to improve technology and efficiency, radiologists often neglect to protect their own health and safety. Read More »

iPhones And iPads Poised To Win Key Pentagon Security Nod Next Week

Aliya Sternstein | Nextgov | May 9, 2013

Apple, within days, is set to finish clearing two safety hurdles that had kept the iPhone and iPad out of fingers’ way in the Defense Department and some civilian agencies. Read More »

Is Auto The Next Android?

Dave Gruber | Open Source Delivers | September 25, 2012

But the auto industry has a big challenge. While consumer electronics (CE), like smartphones, have development cycles  as short as three months, automotive IVI development cycles are commonly three years or more. This leaves the auto manufacturers  chasing the CE industry, constantly struggling to deliver and keep up.

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Keeping A Remote Sales Network In The Loop

Vivien Ayun | FrontlineCloud | January 21, 2014

From the outside, Ibu Sinta’s warung in the city of Denpasar looks like any other small, family-run grocery shop so commonly found throughout Indonesia. But take a closer look and you will see several unusual products, including solar lamps, fuel-efficient cook stoves and water filters. Read More »

Kitware Develops Novel System For Autonomous Robot Navigation

Press Release | Kitware | December 5, 2012

The developed technology will provide autonomous robots with advanced vision capabilities for use in military and search-and-rescue operations.
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Latest ECRI Institute Report Names Top 10 Hospital Technology Issues

Staff Writer | HITECH Answers | February 21, 2013

The Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing applied scientific research to enable improvement of patient care. The organization is a designated Evidence-Based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and listed as a federal Patient Safety Organization by HHS... Read More »

Lawyers Weigh In On FDA App Guidance

Diana Manos | Government Health IT | June 11, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration’s recent letter to Biosense Technologies regarding an app that can conduct urine analysis has caused healthcare attorneys to sit up and take notice. Read More »

Many Device Manufacturers May Miss Looming UDI Deadline

Joseph Goedert | Health Data Management | August 5, 2016

Vendors that sell medical devices to healthcare organizations will be scrambling to meet a mid-September deadline to get unique identifiers and meet requirements to match them with devices and accompanying software. Loftware, a vendor of unique device identifier labeling solutions, recently conducted a survey of about 120 medical device professionals and found that only 15 percent of respondents said they believe their organizations are ready for the September 24 deadline...

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Medical Intelligence Center Monitors Health Threats

Cheryl Pellerin | U.S. Department of Defense | October 10, 2012

From a windowless building behind barriers and fences here, scientists, physicians and other experts monitor a range of intelligence and open-source channels for threats to the health of U.S. forces and the homeland. Read More »

Medicine 2.0 Day One

Susannah Fox | | September 16, 2012

My schedule only allowed me to attend Day One of the fantastically rich Medicine 2.0 Congress being held this weekend in Boston. I thought I’d share my impressions and notes in case they spark inspiration for other people, as each presenter and hallway conversation did for me. Read More »

Meet The Other Robots Set To Invade Manufacturing

Will Knight | Technology Review | September 18, 2012

In today’s top story (see “This Robot Could Transform Manufacturing”), I write about a clever new industrial robot developed by robotics pioneer and the founder of iRobot, Rodney Brooks... Read More »

Nasa Cannot Monitor Most Potentially Devastating Asteroids

Nick Collins | The Telegraph | February 13, 2013

Asteroid 2012 DA14 will not hit Earth when it whizzes past us on Friday - but we may not be so lucky in future, space experts fear. Read More »