The National Basketball Association (NBA) is going to use an integrated electronic platform from the Kansas City, Mo.-based health IT vendor Cerner, the company recently announced. The platform will aim to centralize the medical record for every athlete in the league and allow for the league’s trainers and doctors to integrate an athlete’s personal health information into one cloud-based location.
“Cerner’s [product] is an innovative approach to high-performance health care,” stated NBA Physician, Jace Provo, M.D. “Providing more standard healthcare with an automated and unified management system will benefit all of our players and teams.”
The platform, Cerner says, combines healthcare management, personal health records, and reporting capabilities that can manage the health of elite athletes. The company adds it can digitize current sports medicine processes for professional and amateur sports organization and is available on mobile devices, Cerner says.
North Carolina-based health IT company Lenovo Health and Orbita, a Boston-based connected home healthcare company, launched a virtual home care solution and showcased the technology at HIMSS17 in Orlando.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has announced five winners in Phase 2 of the “Move Health Data Forward” Challenge, a contest to develop solutions to help with the flow of health information.
At the HIMSS17 conference in Orlando on Monday, The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) unveiled NATE’s Blue Button Directory (NBBD) and is demonstrating it as part of the Federal Health Architecture’s demonstrations in the HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase.
At the HIMSS17 conference in Orlando, the nonprofit Regenstrief Institute announced a partnership with analytics vendor Health Catalyst involving Regenstrief's artificial intelligence-powered text analytics technology.
Cybersecurity has been elevated to a central concern for healthcare providers, with more attention at the board level and the C-suite, according to a new survey by Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The study found that 42 percent of organizations have a vice president or C-level official in charge of cybersecurity and for 39 percent of organizations, the head of cybersecurity is at the director level.