George Ball, Indiana University From the valsartan blood pressure drug contamination that exposed thousands of patients to cancer-causing impurities, to a massive pacemaker recall undertaken to fix a hazardous software bug in half-a-million cardiac devices, health care product quality problems are ever-present and highly dangerous. In fact, medical product recalls – in particular severe, life-threatening […]
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Evie Fordham on April 23, 2019 The world’s first malaria vaccine is rolling out to 360,000 children in three African countries in the coming year, with vaccinations beginning in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of a “landmark” pilot program in a press release Tuesday. “We have seen tremendous gains […]
Session Abstract: Discover how the Healthcare IoT Community Center of Excellence Advisory Board is leading the way towards best practice industry adoption. This session will be facilitated by Tim Foley, CEO of Healthcare Executive Network and include the following Healthcare
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THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH MUST EXTEND TO THE BUSINESS OFFICE: CONFRONTING AND RESOLVING THE ETHICAL DILEMMA OF OFF-SHORING MEDICAL RECORDS.
by Elizabeth Burke, Patient Privacy Advocate In the winter of 2019, 45,000 patients of Rush System Health in Chicago and 6,300 patients of Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts were informed of an incident in which their private medical data was exposed in identical security breaches. The two hospital systems and Miramed, the company who handles […]
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Photos by Heidi de Marco For decades, hospitals have strained to accommodate patients in psychiatric crisis in emergency rooms. The horror stories of failure abound: Patients heavily sedated or shackled to gurneys for days while awaiting placement in a specialized psychiatric hospital, their symptoms exacerbated by the noise and chaos […]
During his recent visit to Australia, Chris Sullivan, Zebra Technologies Global Lead for Healthcare talks to Andrew Sill on what Healthcare Technology really means for the Healthcare Industry today. About Chris Sullivan Chris Sullivan is the Global Healthcare Practice Lead
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We posed this question to Dr. John Huppertz, Chair of the MBA in Healthcare Management program at Clarkson University. As an expert in healthcare market research, he possesses a deep understanding of the business of healthcare, and shares his wisdom in this interview. Enjoy. Also, check out our chat with Dr. David Pate regarding this […]
by Diane Shannon, M.D. When I speak to groups or write about physician burnout, I often hear back from clinicians who are thankful someone is validating their experiences. As one young physician wrote me: Her email reflects the sentiment of too many physicians today who feel their organizational leaders simply do not care about the […]
Watch our interview with Dr. David Pate (president and chief executive officer of St. Luke’s Health System) and read his post below to gain insight into the new venture in healthcare (still without a name) that is being formed by Bezos, Dimon, and Buffett. This interview is being brought to you by Paychex, where our HExN […]
Watch this short video to gain insight from Dr. David Pate, M.D., J.D., president and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System. Technology alone cannot make significant improvements to overall health. The key is encouraging healthy behaviors. Six of the top seven health conditions (in terms of impact on health) are preventable through behavior modification. […]
CIOs can use trend insights from the 2018 Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey to deepen the enterprise’s discipline and commitment to digital business. Report Overview The 2018 Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey is part of Gartner’s research into CEO and C-level business executive concerns, priorities and attitudes toward technology-related issues. For […]
Have You Done Your Due Diligence? If you missed the live online education session, you can watch the replay here: Two key questions are answered: 1. Who is a fiduciary and what are their responsibilities? 2. What factors may expose you or your company to preventable liability risks? At this point almost everyone […]
Exclusive Interview with Denise Hatzidakis at IoT Slam Live 2018 Having just completed two awesome panel sessions, we caught up with Denise Hatzidakis (Chief Technology Officer at ChenMed), who shared her view and vision for IoT in healthcare. Watch the exclusive interview here, then check out her awesome panel discussions on IoT Practitioner.
While landing interviews is a major challenge, given their rarity, are you ready and able to close once you finally do? Interviewing is your greatest opportunity to prove to an employer that you are the candidate they are looking for. In order to be at your best, confidence and preparation are key. To help you […]
Do you have a mentor? You know, someone who you can ask for advice on occasion, someone that might be able to help you navigate the political puzzles of corporate life? Today, more than ever before, companies are appointing mentors for junior staff and who’s to say that’s a bad idea? Except for one little […]
“Trojan Horse” Urgent Care Registration Systems Re-direct Your Once Loyal Patients to Competitors and Telemedicine
When considering an online patient registration system, beware of “patient marketplace” solutions that commoditize your services, present your loyal customers with “better options,” and tie up your cash. Key to success in urgent care is your differentiated service that becomes “top of mind” whenever your patients are sick or injured, a goal you can’t reach […]
Interesting and informative conversation on the current technology challenges with Sharon Haris (Assulta Medical Centers) & Paul Stallings (Guidewell & Florida Blue). From the .NEXT Conference 2018 in New Orleans, LA. Expertly hosted by Stu Miniman & Keith Townsend of theCUBE.
by Mendel Zilberberg In light of the recent recognition that on an almost global basis people’s private information is virtually an open book, one can only wonder if the protection of PHI, (Personal Health Information) that HIPAA meant to protect, is illusory. To the extent that emails and other communications meant for designated recipients are […]