A Vermont health system plans a $152 million digital health makeover

A Vermont health system plans a $152 million digital health makeover

Vermont’s biggest health system is proposing that its four largest hospitals build a universal electronic health network that gives patients new ways to pay...
Universities share $1 million to develop digital medical records

Universities share $1 million to develop digital medical records

A consortium of universities has received a $1 million dollar grant from the federal government to make electronic health records more securely and widely...
Patients want more digital alternatives to tedious paper forms

Patients want more digital alternatives to tedious paper forms

Patients believe they have better things to do with their time than taking an average of 16 minutes filling out paperwork for a visit...
Digital health investors see more money pouring into big data

Digital health investors see more money pouring into big data

It was a session short on talk of actual dollars, but investor money will keep flowing into digital healthcare—under certain conditions. That’s the group consensus...
Researchers use artificial intelligence to better detect breast cancer

Researchers use artificial intelligence to better detect breast cancer

Health researchers at Houston Methodist Hospital have developed an artificial intelligence application they cite as being 30 times faster than human doctors and 99%...
Investors pour $6.5 billion into digital healthcare so far this year

AnalyticsMD raises $13 million in new expansion funding

Artificial intelligence software developer AnalyticsMD Inc. will use $13 million in new funding to expand the use of its platform among existing clients, further...
Universities gets $6.3 million to add survey data to e-health records

Universities gets $6.3 million to add survey data to e-health records

A consortium of nine universities headed up by Northwestern University in Chicago has received a $6.3 million grant to sync up and incorporate patient...

Zipongo builds out its digital health and wellness platform

Personalized nutrition platform developer Zipongo Inc. has raised $18 million in new funding to be used for developing new applications that will position food as...
A Chicago health system gives patients full web access to doctor notes

A Chicago health system gives patients full web access to doctor...

Rush University Medical Center is giving patients more access to their online health records. Rush, a major 664-bed academic hospital in Chicago, is now enabling...
80% doctor offices have electronic medical records systems, but most docs don’t share outside data

80% of doctor offices have electronic medical records systems, but most...

More than three-fourths of doctor offices now have an electronic patient records system. But in comparison the number of doctor offices and group practices...
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