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Private by design: Why Apple’s iOS meets the needs of healthcare IT

For organizations to fully embrace mobile devices in their healthcare IT strategy, security and privacy must be ensured. Apple’s private by design strategy gives it an advantage in this area.

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A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

Apple's Health Record app allows patients to pull in their healthcare info from multiple providers onto a single record they can share with clinicians, regardless of where they work. Here's how that's working for two hospitals.

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Smartphones becoming primary device for physician and patient communications

Once considered a security risk, mobile devices are now becoming a mainstay in clinical settings for communication, the difference being the software and cloud services being used to secure data.

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Apple's next big idea: Private healthcare

The focus on health continues as Apple launches a new subsidiary company tasked with providing healthcare clinics to Apple employees, AC Wellness.

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Mingis on Tech: Apple's latest iOS healthcare push

When iOS 11.3 arrives later this year, it will allow a limited number of users to more easily access and share healthcare data – part of Apple's ongoing push to connect patients and doctors. Here's what that means and why Apple might...

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Mingis on Tech: Apple's latest iOS healthcare push

When iOS 11.3 arrives, it will allow a limited number of users to more easily access and share healthcare data – part of Apple's ongoing push to connect patients and doctors. Here's what that means and why Apple might actually succeed....

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Apple's iOS push could change healthcare data sharing, still won't kill the fax

Apple may have finally found a way to enable the large-scale sharing of electronic medical record information on mobile devices. But its tools won't replace the old tried-and-true fax for data-sharing in healthcare.

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With iOS 11.3, Apple looks to unite patients and their healthcare data

After touting an EMR-sharing feature in its upcoming iOS 11.3 release, Apple said 12 hospitals have signed on to beta test the software, which will allow patients and healthcare providers to interact on iPhones and iPads.

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristin Darby, CIO at Cancer Treatment Centers of America | Ep 3

In this episode, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs and events at IDG, talks with CIO Kristin Darby of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America about IT’s critical role in the convergence of genomic advances, clinical...

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Linux group pushes out production-ready blockchain collaboration software

The Linux Foundation is touting availability of Fabric 1.0, a foundation for developing blockchain applications such as smart contracts.

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A.I. starts to deliver in the enterprise, at last

After decades of unfulfilled promise, artificial intelligence is being put to real, productive use by some companies. Everybody else should be preparing for it.

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Apple's profound iPhone plans for healthcare

Apple's claimed work to make the iPhone the center for all electronic health data has profound consequences.

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Healthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloud

Charles Podesta, CIO at UC Irvine Health, says competition for resources at healthcare organizations has stymied IT investments. But he sees that changing.

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Tech VCs, at Churchill Club, predict an edgy future

Ubiquitous tiny artificial brains, new kinds of food production, the continued rise of online retail, biomedical breakthroughs and other advances came up for vigorous debate at the Churchill Club’s annual Top Tech Trends event.

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Microsoft's Emma Watch could help people with Parkinson's

A Microsoft researcher has developed a watch that could help control the hand tremors resulting from Parkinson's disease.

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The reasoning behind Apple's acquisition of Beddit

Apple has bought Beddit, a company that sells a sleep tracking device. This could be why.

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422 million reasons Apple is building diabetes sensors

Apple wants to make a profit, but it also wants to make a difference. Diabetes costs us billions of dollars and countless lives each year -- can a non-invasive diabetes test make a difference?

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Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients

A bipartisan Senate bill would let Medicare cover more telehealth services with an evaluation on cost, effectiveness and better quality of care without increasing the cost of delivery.

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