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Health IT

Image: A new study suggests that reflected radio waves can identify behavioral patterns (Photo courtesy of MIT).

Movement-Tracking System Collects Health and Behavioral Data

A new study describes how a low-power radio-frequency (RF) tracking system can provide insights about how people interact with each other and the environment. More...
28 May 2019
Image: The CareLink SmartSync, with base station, telemetry head and iPad controller (Photo courtesy of Medtronic).

iPad System Programs Implanted Pacemaker Devices

A tablet-based management system provides portable and secure wireless programming of implanted cardiac devices (ICDs). More...
28 May 2019
Image: Overlaid ER software helps staff triage patients (Photo courtesy of Vital).

ER Management Platform Visualizes Admission Process

New emergency room (ER) management software prioritizes patient triage, determines their likelihood of being admitted overnight, and coordinates care teams. More...
27 May 2019
Image: A new partnership will study patient safety in the digital age (Photo courtesy of 123RF).

Collaboration Formed to Advance Digital Patient Safety

The Doctors Company, the largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer in the United States, and the University of California, San Francisco have launched a new partnership that will enable leading UCSF researchers to pursue cutting-edge questions regarding evidence-based patient safety practices, safety and information technology–related policy, and artificial intelligence (AI). More...
21 May 2019
Image: The new medical monitors were designed to meet international standards (Photo courtesy of Contec Americas).

New Medical Monitors Augment Clinical Use

A new range of medical-grade monitors combine image quality, performance, and safety for a wide variety of hospital and laboratory applications. More...
24 Apr 2019
Image: A VR system assists neurosurgeons plan surgery (Photo courtesy of Surgical Theater).

Virtual Reality Platform Helps Create Surgical Plans

An innovative 360-degree virtual reality (VR) technology allows surgeons to walk inside their patients' anatomy and create a surgical plan. More...
23 Apr 2019

FDA to Establish Oversight Rules for AI in Medicine

The US Food and Drug Administration is developing a framework for regulating artificial intelligence (AI) products used in medicine that continually adapt based on new data. More...
17 Apr 2019

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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