Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • Walgreens launches clinical trial business

    Walgreens partnered with health data company Pluto Health to launch a clinical trial business that aims to eliminate patient recruitment, diversity and enrollment challenges. 
  • Epic will join health data interoperability task force

    Epic plans to join the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, a new health information exchange network that aims to improve health data interoperability across the U.S.
  • 7 recent hospital innovation investments

    Hospitals across the country have been busy investing in health tech companies and helping launch spinoff companies.
  • Becker's 7th Annual Health IT + Digital Health + RCM Conference

    Interested in joining over 2000+ health IT and revenue cycle executives this fall? Apply now to be a guest reviewer and attend the conference for free.
  • Top 10 online master's in data science programs

    In our increasingly technological society, data scientists are both in demand — and highly paid.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals combating maternal mortality disparities using VR

    NYC Health + Hospitals co-developed a virtual reality technology with VR clinical training company Health Scholars to help obstetrician-gynecologists detect and address rare but life-threatening health conditions during labor and delivery. 
  • As infections decline, it's back to chronic disease management for 1 leader

    Working together and fostering new relationships are one associate CMIO's annual goals. Marcus Speaker, MD, is the associate chief medical information officer at Roanoke, Va.-based Carilion Clinic.  Dr. Speaker will serve on the panel "Essential Tech and Teams for Digital Transformation in the Next Year" at Becker's 7th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place Oct. 4-7 in Chicago.  To learn more and register, click here.
  • Health data marketing policies should be made more explicit, some argue

    A health tech company that helps streamline hospital and clinic check-ins has raised eyebrows for its practice of using patient data to create ultra-targeted advertising, with experts arguing language about such policies should be clearer, according to a Washington Post column published June 13. 
  • Digital health company adds UnitedHealth, HHS and Meta execs to its board

    Online prescription digital therapeutics company Pear Therapeutics has added three new board members, each with varied experiences in government, big tech and with industry giants, according to a June 15 press release.
  • 11 hospitals, health systems seeking EHR talent

    Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR incentive program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to ONC data. Here are 11 hospitals and health systems that have posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise in the last month.
  • K Health using Mayo Clinic data to improve hypertension treatment

    Digital health company K Health is collaborating with the Mayo Clinic to use deidentified patient data to improve the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Piedmont launches Epic EHR system at 5 hospitals

    Atlanta-based Piedmont has launched Epic's EHR system at five of its newest hospitals. 
  • AI healthcare company Aidoc lands $110M

    Aidoc, a company that uses artificial intelligence to expedite medical care, secured $110 million in series D funding June 16 to advance its data-driven tools.
  • 3 digital health companies offering their services in multiple languages

    A host of digital health companies are realizing the benefits of offering their services in a multilingual format, bringing in new customers and serving often left-out consumer groups. 
  • Hackensack launches 'We're Ready' brand campaign

    New Jersey-based Hackensack Meridian Health launched a new brand campaign June 16 titled "We're Ready," aimed at telling patients that the health system is equipped to tackle any health challenge. 
  • Identity is more than a hospital bracelet: How to get person data right every time

    Healthcare organizations are striving to deliver seamless, high-quality consumer experiences throughout every patient's care journey. From an economic perspective, maximizing patient throughput is essential, but healthcare must be a very human service, requiring personalization and recognition of each patient's identity at every step of their journey.
  • 2 Texas hospital networks infected by malicious code

    The IT networks at San Antonio, Texas-based Baptist Medical Center and New Braunfels, Texas-based Resolute Health Hospital were infected by malicious code that allowed an unauthorized user to access the personal health information of some patients. 
  • Northwell CEO Michael Dowling on the role of tech in the healthcare space

    Michael Dowling, CEO of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, said the health system will prioritize using technology to maximize the customer relationship, patient relationship, remote monitoring and help with the transitions of care, Politico reported June 15. 
  • What CEOs really think of their chief marketing officers

    While CEOs may have differing views on the competence and abilities of their chief marketing officers, many of the relationships between the two are strong and built with trust, according to a June 2022 Boathouse survey. 
  • Some hospital websites are sending sensitive patient data to Facebook, report says

    A tracking tool installed on some hospital websites has been gathering patients' protected health information and sharing it with Facebook, The Markup reported June 16. 
  • Cleveland Clinic Ventures: 4 things to know

    Cleveland Clinic has a venture capital arm that funds spinoff companies from physician innovators and invests in healthcare technologies that bolster the medical center.

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