The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new proposals aimed at advancing medical device cybersecurity, including placing new responsibilities on manufacturers, both before and after their devices hit the market.
In 2017, half of individuals nationwide reported they had been offered online access to their medical record by a healthcare provider or insurer, according to an April data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).
Patients of 39 health systems now can see their medical records right from their iPhones. Leaders at Dignity Health, one of the organizations involved in this Apple initiative, are optimistic that this could help transform healthcare.
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Danville, Pa.-based health system Geisinger and Healthy.io have launched a clinical trial using a smartphone-enabled home urinalysis device for chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients with high blood pressure.
This coming May marks the anniversary of the WannaCry attack, yet, a year later, researchers found that the scare of ransomware may not have resulted in more secure healthcare environments, rather the attack surface has only expanded.
To further support its recently-announced MyHealthEData initiative, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has just released a new online resource to help consumers make better use of their digital health records.
To help curb Indiana’s opioid epidemic, state medical leaders are leveraging mobile technology to launch a medical education program focused on best practices for prescribing opioids and treating patients who suffer from pain.
Just two months after Apple announced its Health Records solution that allows consumers to see their medical records right on their iPhone, 39 health systems have signed on to launch the feature, the tech giant announced today.