A cyberattack against Nuance takes down all of its cloud services, including dictation and transcriptions, with users turning to Twitter seeking answers from a non-responsive Nuance.
In a June 26 letter, Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and John McCain (R-AZ) urge VA Secretary David Shulkin to lean on the Pentagon for advice as they move forward with their plan to implement Cerner across all healthcare facilities.
A MIT Technology Review article argues that IBM is overhyping the capabilities of its Watson technology, but still has value due to the library of clinical data it has amassed.
In England, senior military doctors blame the Ministry of Defence’s EHR for overprescribing anti-malarial drugs prior to troop deployments, explaining that medics are frequently unable to access soldiers’ prescription histories.
A JAMA study investigating the use of electronic pill bottles, combined with social support tools, and a lottery incentive finds no improvement to medication adherence rates among discharged MI patients.