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Peter Suciu
FDA Gives Nod to Apple Watch EKG Reader Accessory
12/01/17 12:59 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 750 Words

"In general, early warning gives more information and is mostly not too invasive, but of course people still need to be treated by healthcare professionals," he told TechNewsWorld.

"The app can't do anything but tell you what's going on at a...

David Jones
Amazon May Disrupt Prescription Drug Space Next
10/31/17 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 672 Words

The newly obtained licenses are related to the company's growing healthcare supply business, which is part of a growing B2B segment at Amazon, said spokesperson Lori Torgerson.

As part of that business, Amazon sells professional medical supplies to doctors, dentists and...

David Jones
IBM Launches Private Cloud to Ease Public Cloud Transition
11/03/17 9:19 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 674 Words

Companies in heavily regulated industries like finance and healthcare have embraced private clouds as they plan their transitions to public cloud environments, IBM said. Companies will spend an estimated US$50 billion per year on these efforts and grow private cloud business at...

Rob Enderle
Could HP and Dell Get Together Again?
10/16/17 9:56 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1378 Words

They will handle everything from employee provisioning on the fly to running the manufacturing floor, to managing healthcare , to -- well, you name the vertical.

By 2030, we'll be up to our armpits in connected AI-driven automated systems that make decisions...

Jeff Kagan
Are You Ready for a RoboCEO?
10/05/17 3:21 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 934 Words

It wouldn't need healthcare , life insurance or retirement benefits, and it wouldn't require a lavish working environment.

Still, the idea of spending one's working life under the leadership of a RoboCEO could generate quite a bit of angst. There are plenty...

John P. Mello Jr.
When Quantum Computers Come, They May Speak Microsoft
09/27/17 10:43 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 852 Words

Quantum computers will impact a number of fields -- from weather prediction to economic modeling to healthcare delivery. They also will impact the encryption field.

"When quantum computing becomes a reality, many public-key algorithms will be obsolete," said Kevin Curran, a...

Jeff Kagan
mHealth: A Funny Thing's Happening on My Way to CTIA
02/17/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1299 Words

... I prepare to attend the CTIA show in Orlando, Fla., next month, I am getting calls and emails from healthcare companies wanting to meet with me. That is amazing. The lines that separated healthcare and wireless are blurring. We are in the...

John P. Mello Jr.
Apple Buys Healthcare 'Magic Machine'
08/24/16 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 676 Words

... has purchased medical records startup Gliimpse , Fast Company reported Monday, in order to broaden its presence in the personal healthcare information management market. Apple confirmed that the purchase took place earlier this year, according to the magazine.

Apple in recent...

Richard Adhikari
Healthcare Sector Security Woefully Weak, Survey Says
10/21/15 7:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 609 Words

... healthcare industry has become the favorite playground for many cybercriminals, suggests a report Trustwave released earlier this month. Of the 398 full-time healthcare professionals surveyed, 91 percent of information technology respondents and 77 percent of nontechnical respondents believed criminals increasingly were targeting...

John P. Mello Jr.
Accenture Tapped to Doctor
01/13/14 2:59 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 639 Words

... raft of problems connected to the launch of appears to have sunk the fortunes of the private contractor paid for running the site. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, charged with overseeing the health insurance marketplace, announced Saturday that...

Richard Adhikari
Pega Healthcare CRM Promises 360-Degree View
06/09/15 11:21 AM PT | CRM Buyer | 633 Words

Pega last week announced enhancements to Pegasystems Customer Service for Healthcare, an application that integrates customer service and care management through its Clinical Interaction Manager to provide a 360-degree view of all customer interactions. The application provides call center agents with data...

Harry Wang
Bringing Healthcare Home From the Hospital
12/01/12 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 858 Words

... the dust settles on the 2012 election, one conclusion remains as inevitable now as before: The healthcare industry is in line for major changes, especially over the next two years. Industry and consumer factors are pushing the transformation to a patient-centered approach...

Jeffrey M. Kaplan
Google's No Bellwether for Healthcare Cloud Services
07/08/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 640 Words

Google's recent decision to abandon its Google Health program has raised new questions about how far the healthcare industry is willing to go down the cloud computing path. The reality is that Google's decision was not a reflection of the healthcare industry's resistance...

Jeff Kagan
Get Ready to Grab the mHealth Wave
04/14/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1194 Words

New companies like Diversinet , which enables secure, mobile communications among healthcare professionals, hospitals and the entire healthcare ecosystem. Independa is another; it will announce a tablet-based service that remotely monitors homebound patient health and reminds them of their medications, appointments and other...

Jeff Kagan
How IT Is Changing Healthcare for Better and for Worse
01/27/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1082 Words

However, over the last several years, we are seeing an information technology revolution change healthcare .

Doctors are spending more time with their computers during patient visits. On one hand, this is obviously very good, but now we have noticed there are...

John P. Mello Jr.
DC Healthcare Provider Limps On After Malware Attack
04/01/16 9:26 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 726 Words

However, perpetrators of the attack have asked for 45 bitcoins -- about US$18,500 -- to unlock all of the healthcare provider's infected systems, The Baltimore Sun reported.

The ransom note appeared on the screens of all computers on the MedStar network...

ECT News Staff
OSDL to Host LinuxWorld Event Devoted to Healthcare IT
07/21/06 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 288 Words

Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) is planning to host the first-ever Healthcare Day at LinuxWorld San Francisco on August 15, the Beaverton, Ore.-based firm announced this week. The event was developed in response to an expected increase in healthcare IT spending in the...

John P. Mello Jr.
Malicious Emailers Find Healthcare Firms Juicy Prey
02/26/15 9:11 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1444 Words

An email that appeared to come from a healthcare company was four times more likely to be fraudulent than an email purportedly from a social media company like Facebook, which is one of the largest creators of email on the Internet, Agari found.

John P. Mello Jr.
Hacker Attacks on Healthcare Providers Jump 600 Percent
08/28/14 9:50 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1348 Words

... recent data breach at Community Health Systems, in which Chinese hackers stole the personal information of 4.3 million patients, was another sign of a disturbing trend that security researchers at Websense have been observing for months: Healthcare providers are coming under cyberattack...

Jeff Kagan
AT&T's Runaway Growth Days May Be Numbered
08/11/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1180 Words

My Pick of the Week is an upcoming Wireless Technology Forum general meeting in Atlanta focusing on Wireless Healthcare & Medical Services.

Extreme Makeover
Both AT&T and Verizon are in the same business . They have changed and grown...

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