Information Technology - July 2015

Hospital IT problems prevent elderly patients from ordering meals

Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth was the first in western Australia to implement a digital medical record system and bedside computers to order food

7/31/2015


Company bringing on-demand healthcare facilities to offices, homes

Service launched in Dallas-Fort Worth is providing on-site healthcare that can be delivered within a day's time at the tap of a button

7/22/2015


Telehealth could be cost-saver in patient care

Studies expect growth in telehealth for home health care

7/20/2015


Digital signage uses in healthcare

When a visitor enters a healthcare facility, digital signage can engage and inform

7/20/2015


Healthcare facilities need more cybersecurity personnel

New advances in the industry are creating a need for employees

7/17/2015


Hospitals named to 2015's Most Wired list

The survey examines how organizations are leveraging IT to improve performance for value-based healthcare

7/14/2015


Tennessee reviews certificate of need process

Reform efforts aims to increase competition and spending among health care organizations

7/14/2015


GPS devices can improve security for dementia patients

New study in Norway says patients experienced increased levels of physical activity using GPS devices

7/8/2015


Hospitals RFID chips focus on patient safety

University of Vermont Medical Center tracks medications, kits using radio frequency identification technology

7/7/2015


BlackBerry may go bacteria-free for hospitals

Company considering a bacteria-free smartphone to become the secure mobile choice for the healthcare industry

7/6/2015



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