Interested in living longer? Here's advice from optimists to make sure your glass is always half full.
Interested in living longer? Here's advice from optimists to make sure your glass is always half full.
The charity says a tie-up with Paddy Power Betfair will help it look after vulnerable customers.
Callum Kilby was paralysed when a giant oak rolled over him, but a year later he's back climbing trees.
It's not just for clinicians anymore: Security operations center analysts say they're inundated with more and more alerts, and spend too much time sorting through false positives.
At Adventist Health White Memorial, reducing OR turnaround time by just three minutes may seem small – but at five turnarounds per day, multiplied by six operating rooms, it adds up to [...]
The mission control, built in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will help the health system manage patient decision support across nine Florida hospitals.
New research suggests an increased risk of breast cancer but Louise Rivers refuses to give up on the drug.
Anthony Lelliott's hand was left hanging by skin and bone as he cut floorboards with a circular saw.
The increased risk of breast cancer lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a study suggests.
Healthcare information is being more widely shared than ever, but how can that be balanced with the need for robust privacy protections? At Health 2.0, two experts will frame the issue.
The Trump administration says the Catholic nurse objected on religious grounds but was ignored.
Five experts in healthcare quality and safety technologies offer CIOs and other health IT workers in-depth tips and best practices for implementing these tools effectively.
Healthcare provider stumbles as support grows for medical billing reform
The World Health Organization blames misinformation for the global resurgence of the disease.
The firm will direct vaccine-related searches to public health organisations to combat misinformation.
Aled Osborne faces abuse from strangers because of how open he is about his HIV status.
The legal and technological picture surrounding data is a muddy one, and the healthcare industry is scrambling to keep up.
A cybersecurity expert offers a comprehensive and in-depth look into an emerging area of healthcare security, and offers tips for healthcare execs on what they can do and where they can look for [...]
The companies are combining Imprivata's Mobile Device Access technology with the Vocera Collaboration Suite, which can offer faster and more authentication across workstations, virtual desktops [...]
Data accessed during the breach may have included patient and health plan member names and might have contained dates of birth, Social Security numbers and some clinical information.
Seventeen cases of abnormal hair growth are reported across Spain after wrong medication given.
Human error is the primary cause of breaches reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office this year.
The new feature aims to assist oncology clinicians in finding cancer trials and participants.
One glass a fortnight may be enough to encourage beneficial changes to gut bacteria, research suggests.
The investment will help cloud-based electronic health record and practice management tool for physical therapists expand and innovate its product offerings, as rehab expands its place in the [...]
Veterans and guests at Orlando VA Medical Center were getting lost, and many were late for appointments. A new wayfinding technology application is changing all that.
The companies plan to create new cloud-based applications focused on patient engagement, pop health, customer relationship management, claims processing and more.
The PSNI is examining 300,000 hours of CCTV footage in relation to lapse of care at the home.
People report breathing difficulties, vomiting and coughing while visiting three resorts in Essex.
The non-profit pairs Japanese pharma with global organisations to tackle disease in low-income countries
Primary care practices best placed to monitor immunisation and disease
The US pharmaceutical giant must pay $572m for its part in fuelling Oklahoma's painkiller addiction crisis.
It is the first euthanasia case in the Netherlands involving a patient suffering from Alzheimer's.
Monty Python's advice may have been right as a US study finds that optimists live longer.
The hospital can count itself among just four health systems in the world that have reached Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity.
The University of Rochester Medical Center uses analytics with natural language processing to support the organization’s Backstop tracking program at six of its hospitals. It has seen a 29% [...]
VHA medical facilities have a cumulative medical document backlog equivalent to more than five miles of stacked paper, with nearly 600,000 electronic files dating back to 2016.
Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has developed a Digital Academy to train its clinical IT leaders of the future.
That annoying buzz we all recognise from summer evenings is actually a love song for a mosquito.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus, which causes mobility and memory issues, can be mistaken for dementia.
Learn where your health system’s gaps exist in the effort to modernize IT.
“Another case of data breach déjà vu,” said one of four security experts who chime in.
The independent physician association in collaboration with community providers and EMS services has seen a 44% drop in 911 calls, 47% reduction in EMS transport, 36% reduction in ED visits, 42% [...]
Readers have been sharing their experiences - good and bad - with the BBC.
It’s the beginning of a move to the next generation of AI-based tech, which will take a multi-party colloquial conversation between the clinical team and the patient to create a narrative [...]
William Morris and two other experts show provider organization CIOs and CISOs what to look for during cloud deployments.
In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH), Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief [...]
Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TPVGH), a national first-class medical centre and a teaching hospital located in Beitou, Taipei, will utilise the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution to [...]
The celebrity chef will help set new quality standards as part of the government's review of hospital food.
With more than 75% of all hospitals in America and 61 regional and state health information exchanges participating in the nationwide eHealth Exchange, the evolution from point-to-point [...]
90% of healthcare organizations plan to use multiple cloud vendors over the next few years. Here’s what they need to know.
For a few hundred dollars, any hacker can buy their way into a healthcare network.
The complexities of securing a hybrid cloud environment are not to be underestimated as more health systems contend with vendor implementations of all shapes and sizes. One prominent CISO offers [...]
David Walliker, currently chief information officer at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, will join the organisation in October.
The spike in cervical screenings after Jade Goody's diagnosis was "short-lived", a charity says.
Melissa Compton, who swam 220 miles along the River Severn for charity, contracted a stomach bug.
Two million older people are risking side-effects from taking multiple medications, a charity warns.
Has your period ever ruined a night out? Three Celtic fans are trying to do something about it.
The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.
Christopher J. Ross is a proponent of healthcare organizations coming together to solve the data-sharing problem. He’ll be addressing this issue and more at the upcoming HIMSS Health 2.0 [...]
Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply.
The provider organization has published a study that validates the clinical impact of health IT vendor MedAware’s machine learning-enabled patient safety platform designed to minimize [...]
Two security experts walk through healthcare cloud computing for provider CIOs, showing how the CIOs must carefully weigh many benefits with potential risks.
Its Quality Improvement Awards recognize the nation’s health centers. Its Advancing Health IT for Quality Awards recognize health centers that used HIT or telehealth services to increase [...]
The broad movement of ‘connected devices’ represents a growing cybersecurity threat that puts patient data, medical information, and potentially patient well-being at risk.
US government hires Color to provide human touch in massive health data research project
A number one recommendation is to know all of the touch points for data: how it comes in, how it's used, where it's stored and how it goes out.
Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre (SNAC), an Australian company co-located with the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, is building AI tools to automate laborious analysis tasks [...]
Two patients died in two months at the Middlesbrough centre, which has been rated inadequate.
People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life.
There is an apparent lack of awareness of federal regulations in both the U.S. and Canada to keep patient information secure.
Health IT vendors are building greater flexibility into clinical decision support systems so they can optimally function in a dynamic healthcare environment, Frost & Sullivan finds in a new report.
An identity and access management expert illustrates this critical area of information security and offers tips on how to best control who is accessing protected health information (PHI).
One in five UK adults doesn't get enough of the "sunshine vitamin", especially in winter.
Atrium Health’s flagship hospital sees the cloud-based clinical communications platform enabling reduced length of stay, reduced readmission rates and faster delivery of critical care to [...]
The communications system, integrated with the provider’s Epic EHR, is used throughout most of the medical center, and it has helped the organization boost HCAHPS scores in almost every measure.
The most deadly gynaecological disease, less than 2% of cases affect women under 20.
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