Category Archives: Blog – Health IT

US FDA calls on medical device makers to focus on cybersecurity

The topic of IT security and medical devices is a topic that draws my attention and this article from Networkworld did exactly that. I am going to quote the entire article before I continue with my post; Medical device makers should take … Continue reading

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EHR Assn. unveils vendor code of conduct

I thought I’ll share this particular news article from Clinical Innovation.com The Health Information and Management Systems Society EHR Association, a collaboration of more than 40 EHR vendors, released an EHR Developer Code of Conduct. “EHRs have become an essential component … Continue reading

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$8 camera, iPhone a breakthrough for diagnosing intestinal worms

I would like to share an article from The Australian that illustrates  what I  teach in the classroom (for my health informatics courses); Innovation doesn’t need to be expensive Effective implementation of health informatics doesn’t have to be expensive Its all about being … Continue reading

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New software could help cut hospital admissions

Researchers from The University of Manchester, UK is demonstrating a new software, which will allow GP practice managers to improve healthcare for chronic illnesses including strokes, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Do you see a trend here? Experts have devised a computer programme … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Speaking Slots for 2013

In line with binaryHealthCare’s mission, speaking at industry and academic conferences has always played a big part in my efforts for knowledge transfer and 2013 is no exception 🙂 . As per usual, I have speaking slots lined up throughout … Continue reading

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Salford PhD student develops revolutionary elderly care robot

While the concept of having robots help in elder care isn’t a new one, this particular project at the University of Salford caught my attention – because the robot can tell jokes! Antonio Espingardeiro, who is studying in Salford Business School … Continue reading

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Happtique unveils certification program for mobile apps

I got this piece of news via mHIMSS – on a certification program for healthcare mobile apps. Mobile app developers, healthcare providers and consumers looking for an independent resource to certify medical, health and wellness apps may have finally gotten … Continue reading

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