Anthem, Inc.'s $115 million settlement for a data breach that exposed the personal information of millions has been approved by a federal judge, according to a report by Bloomberg Law.
August 20, 2018 | Clinical Practice
BrainsWay recently received de novo clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (Deep TMS) system for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in adults.
August 20, 2018 | Privacy & Security
With an increase of technology in the healthcare industry, providers now have a greater risk of being hacked and patient data being exposed. Due to that growing threat, more physicians are purchasing cyber insurance.
August 17, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Most Americans are OK with the genetic engineering of animals if it benefits human health, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.
August 17, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Google is reportedly developing a wellness app that will be powered by artificial intelligence (AI), according to a report by Venture Beat.
August 16, 2018 | Privacy & Security
Voluntary guidelines designed to increase the safety of electronic health records (EHRs) have yet to be implemented fully, according to a survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
August 16, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Patients of physicians who use computerized alerts are less likely to suffer complications. The systems can also lower readmission rates, lengths of stay and costs, according to a study in the American Journal of Managed Care.
August 16, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
A research team at University of Sydney's Save Sight Institute in Australia was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant for a biopen that treats eye wounds. 
August 16, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
Express Scripts, the largest pharmacy benefits management company in the United States with annual revenue of $100 billion, looks like it’s trying to diversify its business offerings. In an interview with Reuters, Steve Miller, chief medical officer of Express Scripts, confirmed the organization is in negotiations with biotechnology companies to exclusively distribute hemophilia therapies.
August 16, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Best Buy has entered into an agreement to purchase health services provider GreatCall for $800 million in cash, the consumer electronics retailer announced Wednesday.
August 15, 2018 | EHR & EMR
A hospital system in Maine is having trouble retaining staff members—and its electronic medical records (EMR) system is partially to blame.
August 15, 2018 | Interoperability
There have been more than 4 billion data shares through Allscript’s application programming interfaces (API) since the company started counting the exchanges in 2013.
August 15, 2018 | Clinical Practice
A portion of a woman's face transplant was created through the use of 3D printing. 
August 15, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Hey,Charlie co-founder Emily Lindemer, PhD, discussed the app and how the healthcare industry benefits from patient-monitoring tools.
August 14, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
Researchers at TU Wien—a university in Vienna, Austria—have created an artificial placenta by using a 3D-printing process, according to a recent study.