Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) and augmented interactive reality company Atheer said today they plan to release a prototype of its Root Iris display app and AiR glasses at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual conference in San Diego later this month. The system is designed to allow clinicians to use an augmented reality display glasses to interact touch-free […]
Healthcare-focused software developer Modernizing Medicine Inc. said today it raised $38 million in Series E financing to fund its cloud-based Electronic Medical Assistant mobile device-based electronic medical record system. The company’s EMA system is designed for specialty-specific EMRs, available on Apple‘s (NSDQ:AAPL) iPad or through the web from any connected device. The system is designed for […]
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society said yesterday that a survey of healthcare organizations revealed that ⅔ of responders experienced a disruptive cybersecurity incident in the recent past. The survey reached out to 297 individuals involved in healthcare information technology to examine the state of cybersecurity in the industry, HIMSS said. The survey reported that […]
The husband-and-wife team that founded the company that eventually became Alere Analytics bought the business back and rebranded it as Persivia. Financial terms were not disclosed. Persivia CEO Mansoor and chief medical officer Dr. Fauzia Khan in 2012 sold DiagnosisOne to Alere, which the next year renamed it as Alere Analytics, before deciding to sell […]
(Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday proposed a plan to move most doctors, hospitals and their patients to national standards for handling electronic clinical data by the end of 2017.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as part of an effort to propel the $2.9 trillion U.S. healthcare system away from a costly fee-for-service system, released a report draft aimed at establishing an inter operable health information technology system that can be accessed by patients and their healthcare providers.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A computer algorithm may be able to help physicians monitor patients for signs of hypertension, a disease known as "the silent killer."
Researchers at Northwestern Medicine developed a trio of algorithms to review patients’ electronic health records and alert healthcare providers that a patient may have or may be developing hypertension.
Augmedix calls itself the "first and largest Google Glass startup poised to revolutionize healthcare," touting a $3.2 million venture funding round and a move to a larger headquarters in San Francisco.