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HHS spends millions on duplicate IT systems

According to a new Government Accountability Office report, an auditor has found that more than $300 million has been spent on duplicative IT systems at 3 different government agencies, including the US Department of Health and Human Services – which has six duplicative systems costing $256…

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Heartbeat Confirmation Bracelet

New technology has been produced which could replace fingerprint, voice or eye iris recognition.  The Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat to authenticate, something that might not be able to be faked or stolen.

 

“Just like fingerprint, every persons heartbeat is unique, no…

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£1 billion pledged for Health IT

In a move that will see the government and NHS organisations invest £1 billion in IT over the next 3 years, the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt has this week announced another £240m for the technology fund.

 

“In a statement released today, the Department of Health says the…

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Kapture to build wearable mic

Paired with an iOS and Android smartphone app, the Kapture, as it’s called, allows for quick sharing of audio clips recorded by the hardware wristband, which is constantly recording audio to a 60 second, recycling buffer.   It could prove a useful aid for people with memory loss and…

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Cloud to save bottom line?

Independent practices are looking to Cloud-based EHR’s with integrated billing solutions to save them from being taken over.

 

Eighty-seven percent of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a new survey. The…

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$1B EHR Crashes

Nurses and clinical staff were left for a whole day, unable to access patient information, when the electronic health record system at Sutter Health in North California crashed early this week.

 

“On Aug. 26 at approximately 8 a.m., the Epic EHR system crashed, at which time…

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