Medical devices and electronic health records systems are fundamental tools within our nation's health care system. They are critical to managing the health of millions of Americans every day. Medical devices have evolved from operating as stand-alone systems that were immune to traditional information technology threats, to being controlled by sophisticated and networked systems. The overall U.S. medical devices market is estimated at $100 billion with digitally connected devices, the focus of this consortium, accounting for more than a quarter of this market.
New Infosys report points to the importance of "ethical standards" for maintaining and sometimes retraining talent as automation changes workflows.
Five Queensland Health hospitals were forced back to pencil and paper after the IT failure, and the system will likely remain sluggish for at least a week.
A post-WannaCry survey shows that U.S. consumers are not very forgiving when it comes to organizations not able to protect their medical information.
Trauma Medical Home team -- consisting of a care coordinator, a trauma surgeon, an intensive care physician and other clinicians -- is central to new population health approach.