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Verizon Enables Internet Of Things, Cloud And Big Data For Healthcare Providers

Verizon Enables Internet Of Things, Cloud And Big Data For Healthcare Providers

Verizon Enterprise Solutions recently forecasted that predictive analytics, cloud services and connected devices will be the key technology trends to watch in 2015, and one industry that stands to benefit...

14-12-2014 Cloud Computing News

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Will Telemedicine Transform Healthcare In 2015?

Will Telemedicine Transform Healthcare In 2015?

Healthcare professionals are looking toward 2015 with predictions for the future of healthcare. With advances in healthcare that include telemedicine, telehealth, and mHealth options, medical professionals are taking note of the paradigm shift in healthcare; while others have embraced the future and jumped right into telemedicine. Now, more and more frequently, patients are meeting with...

14-12-2014 Telehealth Telemedicine News

BRHC Supports Centralisation Of Specialist Paediatric Services With Three New C-arms

BRHC Supports Centralisation Of Specialist Paediatric Services With Three New C-arms

The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) is going through an expansion to facilitate the centralisation of all specialist children's services in a single, state-of-the-art children's hospital. To support an increase in workload, the hospital has invested in three ARCADIS® Varic C-arms from Siemens Healthcare to provide treatment for local Bristol children plus specialist care for...

15-08-2014 Breaking News

Procura Group of Companies Leads US Market

Procura Group of Companies Leads US Market

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce they now provide Medicaid solutions for over 90% of the United States. The broad reach of coverage from over 1,500 predefined Medicaid state and waiver programs covering 46 states is unparalleled. When combined with the existing service line and payer solutions, the company, through its ContinuLink Homecare...

15-08-2014 Breaking News

CellTrak™ Achieves Major Milestone in roll-out of Latest Platform

CellTrak™ Achieves Major Milestone in roll-out of Latest Platform

New innovations combine high tech and high-touch enabling more personalized and responsive care. Earlier today CellTrak Technologies, Inc. announced the achievement of a major milestone in the release and roll-out of its latest mobile applications platform for home and community care. To date the new platform has delivered over 1 million successful homecare visits. Homecare is at...

12-08-2014 Mobile and Wireless News

GlobalMed Announces New Alliance for Transforming Healthcare Delivery In The Middle East Through Tel…

GlobalMed Announces New Alliance for Transforming Healthcare Delivery In The Middle East Through Telemedicine

MBM Health & Medical and GlobalMed® have signed a mutually exclusive alliance to provide connected health solutions in the Middle East. MBM Health & Medical is one of the group of companies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum which is dedicated to providing patients throughout the region access to the world’s best...

24-07-2014 Telehealth Telemedicine News

First UK HELX Evolution Ultrasound Installs At The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

First UK HELX Evolution Ultrasound Installs At The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

North Manchester General Hospital and The Royal Oldham Hospital, both part of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, have enhanced their breast ultrasound delivery capabilities by becoming the first in the UK to install the newest iteration of Siemens Healthcare’s ACUSON S FamilyTM of ultrasound imaging systems. With clinical technology evolving rapidly, this installation of Siemens’...

17-07-2014 Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News

Castlight Health Unveils Enterprise Healthcare Cloud

Castlight Health Unveils Enterprise Healthcare Cloud

Castlight Health®, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) announced the availability of the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud featuring four new Solution Centers. The Solution Centers provide a set of applications and services that enable employers to deliver cost-effective benefits, provide medical professionals and health plans a merit-based market to showcase their services, and – most importantly – empower employees...

11-06-2014 Cloud Computing News

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  • Verizon Enables Internet Of Things, Cloud And Big Data For Healthcare Providers
    Verizon Enterprise Solutions recently forecasted that predictive analytics, cloud services and connected devices will be the key technology trends to watch in 2015, and one industry that stands to benefit greatly from these technologies is healthcare, especially as it relates to the evolving patient-centric care models. In the current healthcare model, patients meet with care providers in care facilities, where doctors and technicians diagnose their…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 09:04 in Cloud Computing News
  • GE Healthcare Focuses On Improved Workflow
    Long wait times, disorganized data, slow results and anxiety before a procedure. Often, these pain points muddle the healthcare process for clinicians and patients. At the Radiological Society of North America (#RSNA14) annual meeting, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) has unveiled new technologies to address these issues – enabling more accurate patient data sharing and diagnosis; enhancing workflow and productivity for the clinician; and making the…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:57 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Open Source Health Announces openEMR Collaboration With More Then 50,000 Annual Downloads To Clinics In 200 Countries
    Open Source Health Inc. is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Medical Information Integration LLC, of Portland, Oregon, USA to add Open Source Health's technology for Integrative and Preventive medicine to their advanced openEMR platform making it the first of its kind globally. This will allow the thousands of clinics and practitioners serving millions of patients in over 200 countries to…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:54 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • Electronic Medical Records Market (EMR) to See 7%+ CAGR in Europe, North America and Asia
    ReportsnReports.com adds electronic medical record (EMR) market research reports for Europe, North America and Asia regions to its store. The electronic medical record market in North America is considered as the largest market, which is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.96% from 2012 to 2018. The European electronic medical market is considered to be the second largest market in this segment and it…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:51 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • Will Telemedicine Transform Healthcare In 2015?
    Healthcare professionals are looking toward 2015 with predictions for the future of healthcare. With advances in healthcare that include telemedicine, telehealth, and mHealth options, medical professionals are taking note of the paradigm shift in healthcare; while others have embraced the future and jumped right into telemedicine. Now, more and more frequently, patients are meeting with their doctors via online video consultations, transforming the ease and…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:40 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • New Ultrasound Technology Helps Clinicians Instantly Assess Body Tissue That May Be Diseased
    At the Radiological Society of North America (#RSNA14) annual meeting, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) announced FDA clearance for a new software enhancement for its acclaimed LOGIQ E9 ultrasound system called Shear Wave elastography. The new expert tool instantaneously generates a precise, quantifiable measure of tissue stiffness, providing clinicians with accurate and consistent data which may be used to identify underlying disease. Stiff tissue found during…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:37 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • GE Healthcare Life Sciences Licenses CRISPR Gene Engineering Technology Patents From Broad Institute
    GE Healthcare Life Sciences (NYSE: GE) and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have announced the signing of a non-exclusive license agreement granting GE Healthcare Life Sciences access to intellectual property held by the Broad Institute relating to the CRISPR-Cas9 gene engineering system for research purposes. The CRISPR-Cas9 system allows scientists to modify gene expression in order to gain insights vital to the understanding…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:33 in Breaking News
  • Evolution1 – a WEX Company Selected by CBIZ as Preferred Partner
    Evolution1 – a WEX Company – a leading provider of cloud-based, consumer-directed healthcare and defined contribution payments and technology solutions – continues to strengthen its partner base with the addition of marquee partners such as CBIZ, Inc. CBIZ is the largest U.S. benefits specialist and a top 20 broker of U.S. business (as ranked by Business Insurance magazine, 2014). With nearly 100 offices and more…
    Written on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:12 in Cloud Computing News
  • OhioHealth and Time Warner Cable Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine Solution
    OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio, is utilizing technology to connect patients with physicians. By using services from Time Warner Cable Business Class, the organization is able to remotely provide care to patients throughout the state. While OhioHealth turns to TWCBC for a number of business solutions, including video, phone and data services, it’s TWCBC’s robust network that makes…
    Written on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • Nine in 10 Health Care Providers Pursuing Telemedicine Despite Hurdles
    Health care providers are actively pursuing telemedicine advancements despite reimbursement and regulatory challenges, according to a new survey of senior health care executives released today by Foley & Lardner LLP. “The reimbursement landscape is already changing, and there are many viable options for getting compensated for practicing telemedicine,” said Larry Vernaglia, chair of Foley’s Health Care Practice. “The smartest thing organizations can do now is…
    Written on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • 3.9 Million Healthcare Visits and Growing on Procura Mobile
    The Procura Group of Companies announced today another new record has been achieved with their industry leading mobile healthcare solution securing their position as the most successful provider of mobile community and home care services worldwide. Today, the Procura Mobile platform has successfully supported the delivery of 3.9 million visits. The Procura Mobile platform is growing faster than any other mobile solution with 1 million…
    Written on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • 2015: The Year That Telemedicine Becomes Available to All Americans?
    Election Day is almost here. On November 4th Americans will turn out to vote for the local, state, and federal candidates whom they believe will best represent their interests. And those interests for many, should be the future of their healthcare. One that CloudVisit(SM) Telemedicine believes will be in the limelight is the full integration of telemedicine and telepsychiatry via online video sessions into the…
    Written on Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • ATA Celebrates Halloween Telemedicine Treats for Medicare Beneficiaries
    Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rulemaking that includes significant additional coverage for telemedicine services. Buried in an almost 1200-page rulemaking about 2015 Medicare payments to physicians and practitioners were provisions paying for remote chronic care management using a new current procedural terminology (CPT) code, 99490, with a monthly unadjusted, non-facility fee of $42.60. Also, Medicare will pay for remote-patient…
    Written on Saturday, 01 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • CareClix Telemedicine Addressing Ebola
    With growing concerns regarding Ebola and other infectious diseases throughout the world, CareClix Telemedicine provides a secure, robust virtual solution to screen patients with medical illnesses and manage them remotely with experts in their fields. A presumed infected or ill patient can be evaluated and history obtained remotely via video by a specialist physician, examined with medical devices like pharyngoscopes, otoscopes, or dermatoscopes, and labs…
    Written on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • ContinuLink Expands Revenue Cycle Management Module to Dramatically Improve Profitability of Providers
    The ContinuLink Homecare Platform announces an expansion of their Revenue Cycle Management module for home health providers. ContinuLink, the leading web-based enterprise software system, has added more financially focused tools to assist providers in creating better financial workflows and obtaining billing efficiencies. The ContinuLink solution will help providers improve cash flow management and profitability. The new Revenue Cycle Management solutions will be showcased at the…
    Written on Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00 in Breaking News
  • AMD Global Telemedicine Announces AGNES-Ready Certification Program and Integration with MiiS horusScope
    AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. (AMD), the pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS)™ announces the AGNES®-Ready certification program and integration with the MiiS horusScope® device. The MiiS horusScope, a medical scope with interchangeable lenses used for telemedicine applications, is the latest product certified for use with AGNES telemedicine software. This partnership between AMD Global Telemedicine and MiiS was developed to blend two mutually beneficial…
    Written on Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • Procura Delivers HR Document Framework within its Home and Community Care EMR
    Delivering another "first" to the Home Care, Community Care, and Hospice marketplace, Procura has announced the delivery of its Human Resources Documentation framework. Recognizing that the most valuable resource an agency has is its people, the framework provides a means to incorporate virtually any form of document as part of an employee electronic record, with appropriate security and workflow automation capabilities. "We realize that the…
    Written on Monday, 06 October 2014 00:00 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • Ability of Semiconductor DNA Sequencing to Transform Healthcare and Save Lives Recognised by the 2014 Faraday Medal to Professor Chris Toumazou
    DNA Electronics (‘DNAe’), the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology and developers of a new, revolutionary point-of-need test for sepsis, announces today that its founder, Chairman and CEO Professor Chris Toumazou FRS, FREng, FMEDSci, FIET, FIEEE, FCGI, FRSM has been awarded the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s highest honour, the 2014 Faraday Medal. Named after Michael Faraday, the medal which dates back to…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:38 in Breaking News
  • Ascom Launches a New Solution for Integrated Workflow Intelligence in Healthcare
    Ascom Wireless Solutions, a global provider of mission-critical communication systems, has announced the launch of its ground-breaking mobile device, the Ascom Myco. It combines the capabilities of a smartphone with a set of features specifically designed for the healthcare environment, and especially for nurse communications and efficient management of clinical workflows. The Ascom Myco has all the standard features of a smartphone, such as a…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:10 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • Psilos Group’s 2014 Healthcare Outlook Reports Insurers Must Reinvent Their Business Model Now to Compete in the New Healthcare Economy
    Health insurers must change their business models now to address a fast growing wave of consumerism according to leading healthcare investment firm Psilos Group’s 2014 Healthcare Outlook. The report was released today. "The health insurance industry’s 50-year legacy as a business-to-business model is on the edge of irrelevance" said Steve Krupa Managing Member of Psilos Group. "The health insurance market is rapidly shifting to 40%…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:02 in Health Medical Travel Insurance Technology IT News
  • Proxsys Rx Deploys Pharmacy Based Technology To Help Hospitals Meet The Meaningful Use Challenge
    Proxsys Rx has deployed proprietary cloud-based technology that enhances the patient experience for its health system partners while supporting up to seventy percent of hospitals' efforts in their Meaningful Use-Stage 2 endeavors. The technology enables the Proxsys Rx pharmacist to provide the patient with face -to -face counseling bedside, via digital app. The education drives compliance and adherence, leading to better outcomes. In the heavily…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:00 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • CareClix Telemedicine Announces Release of Telemedicine Work Stations in Maryland School System
    CareClix Telemedicine, a Washington, DC-based mobile health and comprehensive telemedicine solutions technology, proudly announces an extension of its Electronic Medical Record and Telemedicine Services for Howard County, Maryland. Engaging in an unprecedented implementation of telemedicine technology, CareClix is placing its CareClix e-Clinic Telemedicine Stations in multiple public schools in the State of Maryland. Nurses at the local elementary schools will utilize proprietary cameras, stethoscopes, and…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 08:55 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • The Procura Workforce Management Solutions Reduce Provider Costs
    At the operational level, managing a large volume of home care operations can be compared to a "supply chain management" workflow that is well known in other industries such as manufacturing. The "demand" are the clients and patients in the community who need specific services that require specialized skillsets potentially combined with complex care delivery schedules. The "supply" is the cadre of employees, contractors, and…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 08:28 in Breaking News
  • Procura Mobile Releases Group Scheduling Solution for Supplemental and Shift-Based Staffing
    Procura announced today that an existing capability of its popular smartphone application has been adapted to utilize its Shift-based Group Scheduling system to support supplemental staffing. Referred to in the health community as "Clusters" or "Building Designates", for the past thirty years home care providers have provided a more efficient way of delivering personal support services by reducing travel time and booking staff to one…
    Written on Thursday, 02 October 2014 00:00 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • The Procura Workforce Management Solutions Reduce Provider Costs and Enhance Scheduler Satisfaction
    At the operational level, managing a large volume of home care operations can be compared to a "supply chain management" workflow that is well known in other industries such as manufacturing. The "demand" are the clients and patients in the community who need specific services that require specialized skillsets potentially combined with complex care delivery schedules. The "supply" is the cadre of employees, contractors, and…
    Written on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:00 in Breaking News
  • Mobile Health (mHealth) Market Forecast 2014-2024 : A Revolution in eHealth, Telemedicine, Informatics & Connected Health
    The advent of connected devices and M2M is offering a tremendous opportunity for healthcare professionals. Near-ubiquitous mobile networks are allowing carers to diagnose, monitor, and communicate with patients with unprecedented speed and efficacy. mHealth is a term used for the practice of medicine and health services, through mobile devices. In its most common form, it refers to using mobile communication devices, such as smartphones and…
    Written on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:00 in Breaking News
  • CognisantMD Breaks Mobile Barriers In Healthcare, Enabling Canadians To Contribute To Their Electronic Patient Record Over 100,000 Times
    CognisantMD™, a Toronto-based health informatics software company, announced a major milestone as they surpassed 100,000 patient record updates on the Ocean Platform™. The cloud-based software provides a secure, controlled way for patients to contribute to their own Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) using mobile tablets, online questionnaires, and a library of over 400 clinical screening tools. Launched just under a year ago, CognisantMD's OceanWave™ tablets and…
    Written on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:00 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • Waiting Times Decreased In Hull Royal Infirmary’s Emergency Department With 128-Slice CT Technology
    Hull Royal Infirmary, part of the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has enhanced its services with the installation of a SOMATOM® Definition AS+ CT system as part of a wider regeneration of its state-of-the-art Emergency Department (ED). The system from Siemens Healthcare is responsible for imaging up to 40 emergency and inpatients per day, helping the department to deal with increased throughput and…
    Written on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:00 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Advanced Automation Solution Future-Proofs Expanding Pathology Workload At Addenbrooke’s Hospital
    Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH), has recently installed the Aptio™ Automation solution from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics. It is providing a fully automated process for analysing all core chemistry and immunoassay work, with the intention of completing the full blood sciences track with the addition of coagulation and haematology in the future. Aptio has already helped to improve throughput, boost…
    Written on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:00 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Sunquest Information Systems and Partners HealthCare Announce Strategic Alliance
    Sunquest Information Systems and Partners HealthCare are establishing a strategic alliance to accelerate genomic-based medicine. The relationship involves a strategic investment by Sunquest into GeneInsight Inc. an IT platform company that streamlines the analysis interpretation and reporting of complex genetic test results. Partners is a majority shareholder in GeneInsight. In addition to the investment Sunquest and GeneInsight will collaborate on providing seamless genetic testing workflow…
    Written on Friday, 19 September 2014 08:02 in Breaking News