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‘Trust but verify’ – five approaches to ensure safe medical apps

Researchers at the Imperial College London find that mobile health apps consistently fail to deliver evidence-based clinical recommendations, while most also fail to meet basic data security standards, such as encrypting personal health information that is being transmitted over the Internet.

A Medical Detective Story: Why Doctors Make Diagnostic Errors

In a Wall Street Journal interview, Hardeep Singh, MD and chief of health policy, quality, and informatics at the Houston VA Medical Center, discusses diagnostic errors and the potential roles and roadblocks that electronic diagnostic tools will face in care delivery.

Iowa’s mental health bed-tracking database ‘not useful’ so far, hospitals say

In Iowa, a $15,000 bed-tracking system implemented to help rural hospitals find available inpatient mental health beds across the state is not working out as planned because the 29 facilities with psychiatric beds are not updating the system with availability information.

WEDI and National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) Announce Partnership

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) will partner with the National Association for Trusted Exchange to continue work on WEDI’s Virtual Clipboard initiative, a project aimed at establishing industry standards for automating the patient check-in process.

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