Tag Archives: Systems

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 »

Online tool helps health systems gauge their digital health readiness

Healthcare leaders trying to determine where their efforts fall on an industrywide digital health continuum have an online tool to aid assessments. Completing the self-administered assessment helps organizations understand what is driving or slowing their progress toward a fully modernized facility or health system. The online assessment tool was created as part of a joint… Read More »

“Paging Dr. Nobody!” Why Outdated Healthcare Paging Systems Need to Go | Sandeep Bansal, Medic Bleep

Health Tech Aug 2, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Think fax machines are the only out-dated tech in healthcare? Sandeep Bansal, CEO of Medic Bleep makes the case that outdated internal phone-based paging systems used by hospitals need to go too. According to Sandeep, the UK’s NHS clocks 1 billion internal phone calls a… Read More »