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Hackers Successfully Breach UCLA Health System

 UCLA Health admitted on July 17, 2015, that it has been hit by a cyber-attack, with hackers successfully accessing parts of the computer network that include personal and medical information. More...
04 Aug 2015

Lung Simulations Could Improve Respiratory Treatment

An innovative computer model that predicts the flow of liquids in human lungs could provide insight into the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.  More...
03 Aug 2015
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Uric Acid Boosts Thrombolytic Therapy in Stroke

A new study reveals that uric acid in conjunction with intravenous thrombolytic therapy in patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke could help improve outcomes, particularly in women.  More...
30 Jul 2015

Tiny Ingestible Sensor Monitors Drug Adherence

A sensor the size of a grain of sand can now be used to monitor a patient’s adherence to medication and communicate the data to caregivers.  More...
23 Jul 2015

3D Printing Supports Accurate Radiation Therapy Delivery

A new study demonstrates how an inexpensive three dimensional printer can be used to manufacture a patient-specific bolus for external beam therapy.  More...
09 Jul 2015
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Mobile System Provides Access to Personal Diabetes Data

A novel wireless device enables diabetics to discreetly view their insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor data on a smartphone.  More...
08 Jul 2015
Image: Senior author Madhu Bhaskaran, PhD, holding the stretchable microtectonic sensors (Photo courtesy of RMIT).

Flexible Sensors Promote Healthier Work Environments

A new study describes wearable sensor patches that use transparent, flexible, electronics to detect harmful ultraviolet radiation and toxic gases such as hydrogen and nitrogen dioxide.  More...
07 Jul 2015


The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
 
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