Leading Digital Analytics and Digital Therapeutics Companies Mix Music and Data to Help Survivors of StrokeSALT LAKE CITY, UT and PORTLAND, ME - June 11, 2019 – Health Catalyst®, Inc. and MedRhythms, Inc. are teaming up to help the millions of Americans who are survivors of stroke to access a promising new digital therapeutic that uses sensors, music and artificial intelligence to measure and improve walking. The agreement is the first for Health Catalyst’s new life sciences business, which aims to align providers, patients, and life science companies through its physician ecosystem and evidence derived from its partnership with many of the nation’s largest health systems encompassing more than 100 million patient records.
CynergisTek’s Survey Data Reveals Leading Cybersecurity Concerns for Healthcare Organization ExecutivesAUSTIN, TX - June 11, 2019 - CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced findings from its first “CAPP Conference Survey.” The survey was administered to attendees of the company’s first inaugural CAPP Community Conference: Cybersecurity 2019 this past May, which focused on tackling some of the most pressing issues facing healthcare cybersecurity and privacy, including vendor breaches and risks, new state privacy laws, privacy and security culture, and medical device security. The survey of approximately 60 C-level healthcare executives revealed the greatest perceived threats and current challenges these organizations are facing in cybersecurity and privacy.
Vocera Smartbadge Wins 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Internet-of-Things Healthcare Wearable DeviceSAN JOSE, CA – June 5, 2019 – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced the Vocera Smartbadge won the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Internet-of-Things Healthcare Wearable Device.” More than 3,500 nominations from more than 15 countries, were submitted to this year’s MedTech Breakthrough Awards, an independent program honoring excellence in health and medical technology solutions, services, companies and leaders.
Canadian-Based Northern Health Adopts Nuance AI-powered Dragon Medical One to Revolutionize Care Delivery Across British ColumbiaBURLINGTON, MA and PRINCE GEORGE, BC - June 5, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc.(NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced Canadian-based Northern Health has revolutionized its approach to care delivery with Nuance’s cloud-based Dragon Medical One (DMO) and PowerMic Mobile (PMM).
New Report Sheds Light on Health Care’s ‘Hidden’ Epidemic – Hospital Drug Diversion – and its Role in the Opioid CrisisFRANKLIN LAKES, NJ - June 4, 2019 - BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today released a new report based on an independent national survey that examines drug diversion in U.S. hospitals, an underreported contributor to the opioid epidemic.
The Chartis Group Publishes White Paper “EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations”CHICAGO, IL - May 21, 2019 - In the five years since most U.S. hospitals reached Stage 4 on the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model scale - the stage at which clinical decision support capabilities begin to make substantial benefits possible, most hospitals have not realized these benefits. The increased costs of operating more sophisticated EHRs leave some hospitals further behind financially, leading critics to claim that EHRs have been a huge waste of time and money. This paper "EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations" compares the EHR implementation and optimization methods of health systems that do and do not achieve measurable strategic benefits and shows how any organization can drive value from their EHR investment.