Tag Archives: Systems

Regulation, Reimbursement, and Interoperability Block Health Systems’ Digital Transformation – The State of Healthcare in 2021 From HIMSS

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic motivated health care providers, payers, and patients to adopt digital tools and contact-less services, allowing people to deliver and receive medical care. Still, 18 months into the pandemic, now endemic and in its fourth wave of cases spiking around the world and in many parts of the… Read More »

Casino closures hurting public health systems in tribal nations

Casino closures due to the coronavirus have crippled tribal economies, making an already underfunded public health system even more strained. Of the 574 tribes recognized by the federal government, 245 (roughly 40%) operate casinos, and roughly 500 casinos were forced to shut their doors as the pandemic progressed in the spring, according to the Harvard… Read More »

How Hospital Systems Invest in Digital Health | Brent Stackhouse, Mount Sinai Ventures

Health Tech Feb 28, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Savvy health tech startups can learn how the differing investment priorities of venture capital funds and strategic investors (those tied to large healthcare organizations like health plans, pharma companies, and health systems) can impact everything from their capital raise to their ability to gain new… Read More »

Travelex Systems Recovery Update

Restoring in-branch retail systems in some Travelex and partner stores in the UK and testing some systems outside the UK this week The automated order placement service used by a number of our UK high street banking partners is now live Good progress on restoring the UK proprietary International Money Transfer Service, available by the… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

By Ruby Prosser Scully Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are… Read More »

Data-driven healthcare is crucial to build learning health systems

New research by the Regenstrief Institute suggests that the widespread use of electronic health records systems hold the keys to accelerate evidence-generating and evidence-based medicine. EHR systems, now widely deployed and used by provider organizations, can enable broader development of learning health systems, the HIT research organization contends. As a consequence of nearly universal adoption… Read More »