Biography for Ashley Gold
Ashley Gold is an Associate Editor for FierceHealthcare, FierceHealthIT and FierceMobileHealthcare. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was a metro reporter for the Reading Eagle in Reading, PA and a communications associate for DC nonprofit The Israel Project. She is a print journalism graduate of Penn State University, where she spent all of her time at the university's newspaper, The Daily Collegian. Gold has interned for The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and The Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh and has contributed to various other publications. She lives in Washington, DC and enjoys live independent music, magazines, coffee, trying new restaurants and spinning. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Ashley Gold
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week declared the maker of the Da Vinci robot surgical system has adequately addressed violations the agency pointed out last summer, MedScape reports.
The medical device community is far behind other fields in its ability to alert patients about safety concerns--there's no national system that identifies concerns about things like implantable devices and glucose meters, according to Gregory Daniel, managing director for evidence development and innovation, at the Brookings Institution's Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform.
Investing in interoperability is well worth it so a health system can be demarcated by its data, and not its individual buildings, according to John Bosco, CIO of Great Neck, New York-based North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.
Doctors are Googling a lot more than you might think. A majority of physicians in a recent MedData survey said they use search engines to help them make clinical decisions. But when patients look up health information online, it can cause tension in the doctor-patient relationship.
Investment in digital health topped $1.35 billion in the first quarter of 2014, according to new report from StartUp Health.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will begin selling analytics software the health system initially developed for it's own use, aiming to help doctors deliver procedures at a low cost.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services or Congress should work to expand the limited range of permitted activity in marketing low-cost, low-risk devices requiring a prescription, according to David Harlow, a Boston-based health attorney and FierceHealthIT Editorial Advisory Board member.
"Disappointed" was the overwhelming reaction from survey respondents asked by the American Health Information Management Association their thoughts on the ICD-10 delay, in a poll given during AHIMA's ICD-10 summit in Washington, D.C., last week.
A clear market leader for healthcare business intelligence tools has yet to emerge, according to a new report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS.