Read about the latest contracts, mergers, and product announcements in the health care I.T. marketplace.
A multi-institution study has found evidence that two biomarkers are predictive of acute kidney injury (AKI), or renal failure, yet the test that detects them is still in the approval process in the U.S.
Anatomical pathology lab technology vendor NovoPath, Princeton, N.J., has introduced a customizable Web portal to help its customers provide direct patient access to lab reports.
The Houston, Texas-based Memorial Hermann Physician Network will deploy the Docbook Enterprise HIPAA-secure mobile communications technology developed by DocbookMD, Austin.
Truven Health Analytics acquisition of Simpler Consulting combines a major force in healthcare performance analytics with a firm boasting a standardized methodology to improve performance in healthcare organizations.
Behavioral health technology developer Polaris Health Directions, Langhorne, Penn., has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for the second phase of a project the company says is set to dramatically impact addictions outcomes.
Google Glass technology developed by San Francisco- and New York-based startup Wearable Intelligence (WI) has been deployed in the emergency department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston after a successful pilot.
Healthcare information and education vendor Wolters-Kluwer Health, Philadelphia, has released the Lippincott Advisor App. The technology, accessible to institutional users of Lippincott Advisor, will allow clinicians to access the platform from any mobile device, including Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.
DocbookMD, a physician-run mobile health technology company based in Austin, Texas has reached an agreement with the California Medical Association to expand an existing relationship with counties to become the CMAs preferred provider of HIPAA-secure text messaging for its 39,000 members.
Finding vendors with a truly innovative, successful approach to big data can be as daunting as digging through the data itself. Although not a comprehensive list of the best (or biggest self-promoters) in the space, this roundup consists of big data vendors making waves or showing consistent promise. These 10 vendors are making a name in the big data space and helping businesses get more value from their unstructured and voluminous data sets.
After months of delays, the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Communications Commission, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology today released a proposed strategy and recommendations for a risk-based regulatory framework ...
Mobile application developer Medl Mobile, Fountain Valley, Calif., has been retained to create a native mobile experience for the My GI Health patient-provider portal. My GI Health is a collaboration between academic research institutions at UCLA and the University of Michigan, researchers, educators, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and food and beverage companies.
As interoperability experts make connections, conference looks at wider data-sharing issues.
Workloads for HIT professionals have skyrocketed while projects exapnd and deadlines compress. CIOs tell how they help team members hang on.
Secure messaging software vendor TigerText is guaranteeing $1 million in protection against fines because of violations of HIPAA security rule technical safeguards that result from using its product.
Physician and patient education and engagement technology developer PatientPoint, Cincinnati, has signed a distribution agreement with urology health IT developer Healthtronics IT Solutions, Austin, Texas, to deliver urology-specific population health management tools to Healthtronics customers.