Royal Philips Electronics (Andover, Mass.) is launching an optimized repair and tracking system for mobile diagnostic imaging systems.
According to the company, Philips Remote Services (PRS) for Mobiles can help avoid productivity losses due to missing equipment by employing global positioning system (GPS) location technology, Internet data connectivity, and standard voice service to locate units and diagnose, and potentially repair, the imaging equipment remotely.
Co-designed with Astral Communications, the PRS system was created to help customers prevent revenue losses on equipment and reduce downtime, says the company.
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Rainbow Children's Clinic was the victim of a ransomware attack on its IT systems in August, affecting more than 33,000 patients, according to multiple news media reports this week.
Healthcare organizations are once again urging U.S. Senate and House leaders to protect the Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) from more budget cuts for 2017.
Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has announced two pilot demonstrations with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to determine how patient-generated health data can be used by care teams and researchers.
Several researchers from the University of Pennsylvania addressed the ethics of behavioral health IT as it relates to “frequent flyer” icons and the potential for implicit bias in an article published in JAMA.