technology

Four ways health execs can help their organizations mitigate cyberattacksHealthcare executives are starting to realize that preventing cyberattacks is not just a task for their IT departments and third-party security vendors.
Using technology, medical informatics in patient educationIncorporating new technologies is a must for ODs to improve patient communication and education. Multiple platforms of communication are needed in the 21st century to communicate and educate patients of very different backgrounds.
How to prevent tech revenge at your practice
How to prevent tech revenge at your practiceImagine coming into the office one day and getting word that all of your patient data, past records, tax documents, and financial statements had all been stolen—or worse yet, erased.
Health IT trends forecast: What to watch in 2017, 2018Jonathan Linkous of the American Telemedicine Association identifies the trends to watch
Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
Pop health project finds new ties between health, finances, locationPopulation health data strategies are finding connections between better health and better quality of living.
Hospital pop health program increases cancer screenings, patient engagementA hospital system is adapting population health data to create a blueprint for a cost savings patient care program.
Portable imaging system captures quality images
Portable imaging system captures quality imagesNew technology has been paired with the time-tested technique of direct ophthalmoscopy to create a portable, retinal imaging system (D-Eye, D-Eye S.r.l.) that utilizes a small optical device magnetically attached to a smartphone
Top four patient engagement trends to watchThese trends emerge from CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspective Study, but surprisingly one tech trend didn’t make the cut.
Three ways smarter technology is improving diabetes careCould new technology solve America’s diabetes crisis? Find out.