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Much has been discussed about how the explosion of healthcare data can lead to better health insights and outcomes for more people, given the access to cheaper computing power and growth of artificial intelligence technologies to process huge...
Precision medicine is just starting to gain ground in the healthcare industry. Most patients have yet to have medical care designed to enhance effectiveness or therapeutic value for select groups of patients, especially by utilizing genetic or molecular...
Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has signed an agreement to buy a majority interest in the EHR developer WebPT, acquiring it from Battery Ventures. WHY IT MATTERSThe investment will enable WebPT to boost its product offerings for outpatient physical...
Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERSWorking in partnership with vendor Advanced ICU Care, which provides telemedicine technology and services, the health...
Recently, both the Topol Review and the NHS Interim People Plan have recommended actions to increase capacity and improve capability, particularly to meet the need for future digital roles and skills. There are a range of problems we need...
The eHealth Exchange, the largest nationwide health information network connecting the public and private sectors, has announced the go-live of its new gateway technology that is designed to simplify connectivity for its participants via a single connection to...
Representatives from the health departments of Malaysia and the Philippines recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate further on the advancement of the health sector in the two countries. Secretary of Health Francisco Duque III of...
Some of the biggest heavy-hitters in consumer technology – all of whom have developed a major and potentially disruptive presence in healthcare in recent years – have joined to reaffirm the commitment to interoperability they made a year ago...
According to data from Public Health England released this week, the number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) increased by five percent in England in 2018 in comparison to the previous year.  Although there are many factors at play here - including cuts...
Never before has the healthcare industry been so vulnerable on so many fronts. As consumers interact with online health data and even create their own, hospitals both need to cater to a larger connected presence as well as...

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