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What Disruptive Innovation Means for Healthcare Delivery

Disruptive innovation has been a source of growth and trepidation in the healthcare industry. The widespread adoption of EHR systems and first implementations of telemedicine have industry leaders questioning their roles in the future of healthcare—but not all disruptors are technological. There has been a monumental shift in the focus…

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CRISPR-Cas9 Trials Target Cancer Cell Research

On August 22, CRISPR Therapeutics and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC) announced a two-year research collaboration to develop T-cell cancer therapies. The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology will be used to improve upon existing cancer cell therapies and focus on the specific needs of patients with blood cancers and tumors….

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Northwell Health Makes Strategic Move into Wearable Technology

Northwell Health Makes Strategic Move into Wearable Technology Northwell Health today announced a new partnership agreement with Peerbridge Health Inc., to pioneer the future of remote medical monitoring. Peerbridge technology enables remote patient monitoring through multiple on-body wireless sensors conveying powerful intelligence effortlessly. The move further solidifies Northwell’s commitment to…

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New Mobile App to Help Rural Kansas Hospitals

New Mobile App to Help Rural Kansas Hospitals KSHB Channel 41 News reports that Redivus Health has teamed up with the University of Kansas Health System to provide support for healthcare providers working in rural Kansas hospitals with its mobile app. In the specific incidents such as cardiac arrest, sepsis,…

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Norfolk Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment for Deadly Sepsis

Norfolk Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment for Deadly Sepsis National Public Radio is reporting that Dr. Paul Marik was running the intensive care unit at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in January 2015 when a woman was admitted with a severe case of sepsis. Applying recently read research, Dr. Marik treated…

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St. Luke’s University Health Uses Data Warehouse to Improve Performance

St. Luke’s University Health Uses Data Warehouse to Improve Performance HealthData Management reports that St. Luke’s University Health Network has implemented a network-wide healthcare enterprise data warehouse (EDW) that consolidates the data from its seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It encompasses inpatient…

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GetWellNetwork and Veterans Affairs Integrate Technology to Transform Care

GetWellNetwork and Veterans Affairs Integrate Technology to Transform Care GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced the completion of interfaces enabling secure data exchange between the company’s IPC platform and VistA/CPRS, the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) electronic health record system. GetWellNetwork also integrates with other…

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Overnight Patients Can Now Consult a Doctor Via Telemedicine

Overnight Patients Can Now Consult a Doctor Via Telemedicine Telemedicine is proving very effective for many kinds of medical consultations, and its acceptance by patients has exceeded initial expectations. Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is expanding use of telemedicine, in which patients interact with a physician via a mobile computer web…

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