The Federal Bureau of Investigation has published an alert about cybersecurity vulnerabilities of Internet of Things devices, which can include medical tools and health wearables.
As patient engagement in healthcare grows and consumers generate more health data, a whole new layer of healthcare is set to emerge, according to Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute.
A little more than a year after Google's co-founders said the tech giant would not become a healthcare company, one investment bank says the company's healthcare ventures could create its next multi-billion dollar business.
It's time to implement ICD-10 and get off the diagnosis dime, according to Scott Manaker, M.D., Ph.D.
Technological innovation is the key to many of healthcare's current and growing woes--including costs, an expanding elderly population and inefficiencies within the healthcare system.
Concerned that a long-time patient's record showed her name with two middle initials, Fred N. Pelzman, M.D., set to find out how this error happened.
At University of Michigan Health System, finding ways to save costs is part of the job, and a new multi-year effort is under way to help the organization achieve financial goals.
Use of telemedicine continues to see an uptick, with 57.7 percent of providers adopting the tools this year, up from 54.5 percent in 2014, according to a new HIMSS Analytics study.
The 21st Century Cures bill may be DOA when it hits the Senate floor--seeing little momentum after it sailed through the House.
While electronic medical records guide physicians through patient encounters and help document their services for billing purposes, the records don't support true care coordination. Therefore, to better manage the patient's entire care experience, the healthcare industry needs to adopt "care coordination records," according to an opinion piece for MedCity News.