Complications from robotic surgery are widely underreported, a new study published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine finds.
Data analytics offers the opportunity to sift through the mounds of information government agencies collect, but oversight entities and law enforcement are challenged in their efforts to use the data effectively to address fraud, waste and abuse.
The Mayo Clinic and Northern Arizona University in Phoenix are teaming up to test the viability of using a telemedicine robot to assess athletes with concussion-like symptoms in real time.
The Federal Trade Commission last week filed a complaint against an Atlanta-based medical testing laboratory for its mishandling of patient information for roughly 10,000 individuals in two separate incidents.
Automatic wireless monitoring has been proved beneficial for chronic heart failure patients, a new trial presented at the recent European Society of Cardiology meeting in Amsterdam, determined.
In computing, Moore's Law says costs fall by half every two years as capability improves, yet in healthcare, technology sends bills soaring. In 25 years, healthcare could account for a third of...
Electronic monitoring helped to dramatically improve hand hygiene among nurses, according to research published this month in the journal Computers, Informatics, Nursing.
HHS' final regulation on health insurance exchanges does not include a proposed mandate that all healthcare organizations report data breaches within one hour of discovery.
UT Physicians--the medical group practice of the University of Texas' Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School--has informed 596 patients that an unencrypted laptop computer containing patient information was discovered missing on Aug. 2 from a locked closet in a UT Physicians orthopedic clinic.
Close to 30 percent of hospital CIOs polled this month by healthsystemCIO.com expressed worry that trying to negotiate lower costs with technology vendors has the potential to negatively impact future services.