Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 6/22/15

June 21, 2015 Headlines No Comments

Aerospace Medicine Safety Information System (AMSIS)/ Request for Information

The FAA publishes an RFI for a system that it will use to track medical certifications, coordinate its substance abuse program, and integrate with NHIN and state and regional HIEs to collect medical information on pilots.

Personalized Technology Will Upend the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Harvard Business Review predicts that wearables, implanted devices, and medical apps will eventually deliver a 24/7 picture of individual health, revolutionizing the way chronic diseases are treated and managed and creating a gold-rush style influx of activity from existing businesses and startups. 

8 Indicted in Identity Thefts of Patients at Montefiore Medical Center

Eight Montefiore Medical Center (NY) were indicted Friday on charges of selling 12,000 medical records for $3 each, exposing the names, birthdays, and Social Security numbers of its patients.

Tamper-proof pill bottle could help curb prescription painkiller misuse, abuse

Engineering students at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering createda 2.7 pound, 9-inch tall, tamper-proof pill bottle that uses fingerprint scanning technology to ensure that narcotics are dispensed only to the prescribed patient. The team cites the growing number of prescription drug-related overdoses as the motivation behind their work.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     







Subscribe to Updates

Search


Loading

Text Ads


Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
E-mail
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS

Tweets

Archives

Vince Ciotti’s HIS-tory of Healthcare IT

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • What: What is Cerner doing? They need to get a hold of themselves or else they are going to have a stampede on their hands. Th...
  • Matt Ethington: Hi Dr. Jane - If you can wear tennis shoes - check out HOKA. I ran wayyyy too much when I was younger and my knees...
  • HIT girl: Personally, I like the Chicago location and the April dates. Good flight options in/out, getting going in the morning d...
  • Mr. HIStalk: Thanks. Looks like it was a shorter than expected stay -- I can't find when he actually reported to prison, but he was s...
  • Denver guy: Bill spends a good amount of time with his family at his ranch near Denver....
  • David Pomerance: Talking about Healthcare Informatics, does anyone know what happened to Bill Childs?...
  • fedlocator: Charlie McCall was released from federal custody in 2016. Look up 93071-011 at https://www.bop.gov/inmateloc/....
  • Larry Kaiser: I was SHOCKED to see Chicago back in the mix a few months ago. It really is a horrible location for the show. Only one h...
  • Justa CIO: Will CMS have to follow the same disclosure requirements for this breach? Asking for a friend....
  • Weird News Andy: Re: D'oh! At least it wasn't "Coroner EHR System."...

Sponsor Quick Links