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Insecure medical equipment protocols let attackers spoof diagnostic information

Douglas McKee of McAffee presented his research into the security of medical diagnostic equipment at last week's Defcon conference in Las Vegas. McKee presented a variety of techniques for intercepting and altering medical diagnostic information as it was ...

Source: Boing Boing
Published: 15 Aug 2018

With Scarce Access To Interpreters, Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors' Orders

"That was our first mistake, just to take everything they told us and just take all the information — a lot of information with medical terminology about something you didn't know," Perez now says. "You don't know what they're giving you, the side ...

Source: NPR
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Medical Device Firm's Clinical Programs Progress in Q2/18

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Published: 15 Aug 2018

Four steps to fight off high medical expenses

She suggested digging up drug price information on and comparison shop. "Know the benefits and risks, how long will you be on medication, and what are the alternatives to the medication prescribed," McClanahan said. Maintain a health-care log so ...

Source: CNBC
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Michigan Health Information Network's Patient Matching Strategy Improves Electronic Information Sharing

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 4medica announced today that its master patient index (MPI) technology is being used by the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) to make sure incoming patient data is accurately ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Health cybersecurity firm adds COO

“I look forward to collaborating with our clients, and all the Fortified departments to ensure we deliver exceptional services, so our clients can mitigate risks and keep patient information secure.” Fortified Health Security works with health ...

Source: Nashville Post
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Family Health Centers gets funds to improve care, services

advancing health information technology and achieving PCMH recognition. The HRSA's Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Initiative supports health centers working toward better care and lower costs for patients. PCMH recognition assesses a health ...

Source: The Times and Democrat
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Infosec mental health support and awareness hits Black Hat 2018

During "Mental Health Hacks: Fighting Burnout, Depression and Suicide in the Hacker Community," speakers Christian Dameff, emergency medicine physician and clinical informatics fellow at the University of California, San Diego, and Jay Radcliffe ...

Source: Search Security
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Wellcast: Manage your medical information with My Health at Vanderbilt

Dr. Trent Rosenbloom, an internist and pediatrician on faculty in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the director of My Health at Vanderbilt, discusses the many benefits and ease of use of My Health at Vanderbilt, the premier patient portal ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Tech giants pledge to reform health care data

Related: Health care data analytics: true meaning, actionability and value So far, the companies include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. What each company might do to facilitate the exchange of information in health care remains vague.

Source: Benefits Pro
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Clinical Information Services Company Recognized on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List

The company also enables care providers to share medical images across the community via their Health Information Exchange (HIE) portal to support multiple workflows including emergent cases such as stroke or trauma. This improves the efficiency and ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Making Sense, Pictures of Medical Data

The lab will also look at decision biases – why some people may be prone to taking action because or in spite of the information they’ve received. Ottley understands that it’s more than statistics that lead a patient to choose or forego medical ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Health officials announce dates for immunization clinics

September 10,13,17,20,24,25,27; October 1 and 4 Time: 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM. For more information about the clinics, vaccines, or requirements, call the Wicomico County Health Department at 410-543-6943.

Source: WMDT
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Northside Regional Medical center to close

Patients seeking information about the closure can call a 24-hour hotline at 1-800-846-9013. After a careful analysis of the hospital needs of the region, Steward Health Care is confident that the Youngstown community will continue to have access to high ...

Source: WFMJ
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Apple is building a team to make custom chips for health data

Apple wants to build its own custom processor chips that could better understand health information collected from sensors — ultimately prolonging battery life and enhancing performance of its products — according to job listings reviewed by CNBC.

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 15 Aug 2018

The app where you can access your NHS medical records

Those less capable with technology can decide to share their health information with a relative or carer, and “virtual clinics” can also be arranged via a video link when patients don’t need to attend a hospital appointment. Following a successful ...

Source: Wales Online
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Rural Health Inc. medical centers celebrate National Health Center Week

Friday is designated patient and staff appreciation day. Patients and staff of Rural Health Services can enjoy a free lunch sponsored by Just Julie's and Jimmy John's. For more information, call Gail Diggs at 803-380-7113. Child Wellness Day ...

Source: Aiken Standard
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Some Of Country’s Most Trusted Health Websites Have Outdated, Misleading Information For Pregnant Women

From the sites of one of the top-ranked hospitals in the country to Harvard University, ProPublica finds errors and misleading information about preeclampsia, an extremely dangerous condition for pregnant women. ProPublica's "Lost Mothers" series looks at ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Health Care Information Exchanges and Price Transparency Initiatives: CMS Requests Input from Providers

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

Source: JD Supra
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Comments on delay of medical examiner certification rule must be in by Aug. 20

According to the agency, the action was taken to provide FMCSA additional time to complete certain information technology system development tasks for its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and provide the state driver’s licensing agencies ...

Source: Land Line Magazine
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Medical headlines can be misleading

Beware of news reports based on research presented at medical meetings. "Very, very rarely do such meeting abstracts contain breakthroughs, paradigm shifts or unassailable information that will immediately change patient care," Joyce said. What has been ...

Source: KPCNews
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Clubhouse will help mental health patients transition back into society

The community of Chadwick Clubhouse is an evidence-based, non-clinical, mental health program in Roseburg ... please join us for our monthly information and support group. We meet the first Monday of every month at the Vine Street Baptist Church at ...

Source: The News-Review
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Global Health Care Information Systems Market to Reach US$ 521,682.6 Mn by 2026

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/14/2018 -- This report on the health care information systems market studies the current as well as future prospects of the global market. Stakeholders of this report include companies and intermediaries engaged in the ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 14 Aug 2018

The Global Healthcare Information System Market: Trends, Drivers and Opportunities to 2024 -

The factor such as storing large amount of healthcare information of patients for quickly studying patients medical history is the key factor driving the growth of healthcare information system market. In addition increasing healthcare IT innovation such ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Evolus Expands Role of Chief Medical Officer Rui Avelar, MD with Appointment as Head of R&D

Rui has extensive experience in developing medical aesthetic products covering both devices ... obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, changed circumstances or unanticipated events.

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ziegler Advises Bluestrata EHR on its sale to Mediware Information Systems

to Mediware Information Systems (Mediware), a portfolio company of TPG Capital. BlueStrata is a leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform for long-term post-acute care providers. With the addition of BlueStrata, Mediware expands its ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Greenway Health names 5 recipients of its 2018 customer awards

Greenway Health, a health information technology and services provider, recognized five healthcare practices with its customer awards at ENGAGE18, the company's annual customer engagement conference, Aug. 10-13 in National Harbor, Md. The awards honor the ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Participation in a prostate cancer support group and health literacy.

guideline awareness and skills needed to apply health information to meet own needs. Binary logistic regression models were calculated. Socio-demographic data and disease-related characteristics were used as control variables. Knowledge about PC (OR ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Samaritan Behavioral Health Outpatient Services moving to UVMC

Samaritan Behavioral Health offers outpatient mental health services to adults ... 734-4311 or (937) 734-4310. For more information, call (937) 440-7121.

Source: Piqua Daily Call
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Digital Medicines Value-Based Contract Focused on Improving Patient Outcomes Established Between Desert Oasis Healthcare and Proteus Digital Health®

Proteus Digital Health is privately held by investors that include Carlyle, Essex Woodlands, Kaiser Permanente ®, Medtronic ®, Novartis ®, Otsuka, and ON Semiconductor ®. Further information is available at: Connect with us on Twitter ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 14 Aug 2018