Inside A HIPAA Breach
A business associate's breach has a serious ripple effect on one small healthcare provider.
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
Big Data Disease Breakthroughs
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.
Robots Confront Safety Standards
An emerging crop of industrial robots promise to be user-friendly tools for novice users in a wide variety of small companies, but they might be held back by safety standards, experts say.
Eliminate The Waiting Room
As healthcare providers remodel the waiting room with virtual queues and better intake methods, patients get care faster and with fewer frustrations.
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last
Thirty years ago, healthcare data was the province of PhDs. No more. Happily for patients and doctors alike, the use of data to improve lives is an accepted practice that will only grow.
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.