Augmedix works by equipping physicians with the Google Glass wearable technology while seeing patients.
Cyber security experts say hospitals are particularly vulnerable because some medical equipment runs on old operating systems that cannot be easily safeguarded.
The CDC and Utah Department of Health have announced 16 confirmed cases of patients of a Utah hospital who have tested positive for Hepatitis C. The investigation began a couple years ago, and continues to uncover more infected patients.
In the past month, five different healthcare organizations in North America have been hit by a computer virus in a growing number of cybersecurity ransomware attacks on health systems.
This partnership creates a joint operations structure, providing an opportunity to deliver care through a combined integrated system that includes joint governance, management and financial integration.
This groundbreaking procedure is the first organ transplant surgery of its kind and will be life-saving for thousands of people living with HIV.
MedStar Health, a major hospital chain which boasts 10 hospitals throughout the District of Columbia and Maryland, was forced to go offline yesterday due to a computer virus sent by unknown hackers,
Investigations have revealed that although the state's infant mortality rate was at an all-time low last year and the statistics from underserved rural areas continue to be appalling, with both African American and Caucasian infants dying at third-world rates.
According to Pam Jodock, Senior Director of Health Business Solutions at HIMSS, in order to fully realise the cost benefit of the new payment model, there will be a pressing need to develop supporting infrastructure and business processes.
Dr. Chu will bring 4 decades of physician and administrative experience to his role as CEO and president to Memorial Hermann. He currently serves as the executive VP for Kaiser Permanente Southern California & Georgia regions, where he directs health plan and hospital operations for 14 hospitals, serving over 4.5 million members.