Sam Hanna
By HIMSS TV November 7, 2018
*/ Focus on Artificial Intelligence In November, we take a deep dive into AI and machine learning.
Douglas Reding
By HIMSS TV November 2, 2018
*/ Focus on Artificial Intelligence In November, we take a deep dive into AI and machine learning.
By Bill Siwicki May 17, 2018
Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology. Through the partnership, hospitals and ambulatory practices will be able to use Imprivata's biometric palm vein scanning technology to securely ID patients who are checking in using Vecna's platform. There is now a thriving...
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
By Leontina Postelnicu December 15, 2017
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (RLBUHT) has put forward three early areas for the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) blueprinting process. Kate Warriner, Healthy Liverpool Digital Lead, Royal Liverpool GDE Programme Director, NHS Liverpool CCG, spoke to BJ-HC about RLBUHT’s progress within the GDE scheme at the recent King’s Fund event on sharing health and care records...
By Laura Lovett December 6, 2017
Using wearable sensors, researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new method for tracking how nurses in the intensive care unit (ICU) spend their shifts.  The method uses a Near Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER) system, where nurses wear nonintrusive sensors during their shift. Routers placed around the unit track the devices worn by the nurses so researchers can see what...
By Bernie Monegain September 1, 2017
Healthcare IT giant Cerner and HealthSouth Corporation, the largest provider of post-acute care in the country, are building a Post-Acute Innovation Center. Together, they will develop new technology to boost care for some of the most medically complex patients. HealthSouth and Cerner's collaboration began with the development and implementation of HealthSouth's clinical information system, which...
By Mike Miliard August 24, 2017
Chicago's Rush University Medical Center has filed a lawsuit against Draeger, charging that the patient monitoring system it spent four years and $18 million trying to make work has failed to live up to promises and expectations.   Draeger's Infinity Acute Care System exacerbated alert fatigue for physicians and nurses, "caused Rush clinical, technical and engineering professionals to waste...