Menu
health

health - News, Features, and Slideshows

health in pictures

News about health
  • CIO50 2018 #14: Ryan Klose, National Pharmacies

    Ryan Klose has established a “modern-thinking IT management team, committed to advancing latest technologies and innovating to overcome technical barriers” at National Pharmacies, made up of teams who are “continuously developed with new skills and techniques… each becoming more multi-disciplined in IT”.

    Written by George Nott22 Nov. 18 19:00
  • Government to amend My Health Record legislation

    ​The Federal Government has announced changes to the My Health Record legislation to ensure police and government agencies can’t access patient information without a court order. The amendments will also allow individuals to delete their record after the opt-out window closes.

    Written by George Nott01 Aug. 18 09:40
  • Tiny wearable sensors may soon track our health in real time

    Australian scientists have designed tiny optical sensors that they say open the door to developing a wearable device that enables doctors to medically diagnose a person’s health in real time.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 12:26
Features about health
  • Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware?

    Has the recent wave of ransomware attacks aimed at hospitals been a wakeup call for the healthcare industry? Or is this latest security plague just part of the new normal?

    Written by Ken Terry28 April 16 21:11
  • Can Cloud collaboration and data analytics cure cancer?

    After decades of research, the data needed to cure cancer exists, but, unfortunately, writes columnist Rob Enderle it’s not being shared or analyzed effectively. That may be changing thanks to Intel and Oregon Health and Science University.

    Written by Rob Enderle21 Aug. 15 20:01
  • Health apps ready to collect your vital signs

    Samsung, WebMD, Apple and Google are all getting into the health application game. The aim is to help consumers see all their health and wellness data in one place – but will all that information be too much of a good thing?

    Written by J. D. Sartain16 July 14 09:40
  • Mobile App Helps You Fight Chronic Pain From Your Desk

    Experience chronic neck or back pain? Headaches or migraines? That expensive, ergonomic chair might be doing you more harm than good. But Voom, a mobile wellness app developed by two chiropractors, aims to tackle repetitive stress injuries.

    Written by Sharon Florentine24 Jan. 14 20:50
  • Healthcare IT Dilemma: iPad Lust Meets Software Reality

    In addition to being a top priority for legislators and the press, healthcare has become a major target for IT vendors. Driven by economic pressures that force hospitals to merge and consolidate, regulations that force better documentation and security, and legislation that may fundamentally change the industry's business models, healthcare companies will spend more on technology this year than any other type of company, according to a study released Jan. 31 by Enterprise Strategy Group.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty12 Feb. 10 08:02

Whitepapers about health

  • Teleworking toward a healthy recovery

    With EmblemHealth’s company headquarters flooded after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, this paper explains how a mobile laptop solution enabled displaced employees to work remotely and maintain productivity. • Hurricane Sandy’s surge swamped the building’s sublevels, where its mechanical and electrical systems reside, rendering it uninhabitable for three months • Employees who were working remotely could access the company’s intranet to get updates as needed • Corporate notebooks were also essential to mobile workers such as visiting nurses and health coaches

  • Reducing Telephony Costs in Healthcare