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Healthcare: The Hottest Digital Trends for 2021

Healthcare: The Hottest Digital Trends for 2021

The healthcare industry has been rapidly growing in recent years. Moreover, the COVID pandemic has influenced all facets of the healthcare industry. It is clear that innovation is needed to fight the pandemic. To understand where the healthcare industry...

Mobile healthcare apps expose patient data through API-focused mobile attacks, research shows

Mobile healthcare apps expose patient data through API-focused mobile attacks, research shows

Popular mobile health applications are vulnerable to API attacks that permit unauthorized access to full patient records including protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII), according to a new study from Approov and cybersecurity researcher Alissa Knight...

5 Reasons Why Covid Makes Digital Diabetes Treatment Critical.

5 Reasons Why Covid Makes Digital Diabetes Treatment Critical.

Learn how Omada for Diabetes is providing personalized care for those in your workforce and demonstrating proven clinical outcomes.

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Resolving the SIGSEGV Error that Causes Container Termination in Kubernetes

July 25, 2022 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Jeff Broth Image: Pixabay SIGSEGV, a runtime error brought about by a segmentation fault or invalid memory reference, is a common problem that results in the termination of containers in Kubernetes. For those wondering what each letter of the term represents, SIGSEGV is not an acronym but more of an abbreviation […]

7 Best IT Asset Management Software in 2022

June 27, 2022 No Comments

Businesses are looking for ways to become more efficient and productive. IT asset management software can help you keep track of your technology assets, including computers, servers, and other devices. This blog post will discuss the seven best IT asset management software programs available in 2022. We will also provide a brief overview of each program.

What is Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software?

May 10, 2022 No Comments

EMR medical systems are not just electronic media that have replaced paper documents. They effectively provide communication between attending physicians for proper patient care.

How To Create HIPAA-Compliant Custom Software

May 3, 2022 No Comments

Software development consists of numerous stages. Design, coding, testing, implementation, and deployment are just a few examples, with each stage posing several challenges to developers. While that may be the case, developers can use tools and programs to streamline these stages. The deployment stage, for example, can be handled smoothly with software deployment tools. Unfortunately, that’s often not possible with compliance—a stage in software development where developers must make sure the product complies with the industry codes and standards. In particular, developers struggle to ensure their custom software is HIPAA-compliant.

What is the Future of Computer Science Research?

April 29, 2022 No Comments

The future of Computer Science research looks bright today more than ever before. If you look at salaries in most companies, you will realize that Computer Science graduates start with higher salaries compared to most graduates in other professions. In addition, technological advancement has increased the demand for Computer Science graduates to a point where they now have the luxury of choosing the industry and job that they would like.

Companies Are Leveraging These Top Technologies Today

April 20, 2022 No Comments

Rapid advancements in technology are enhancing how companies operate. Leading businesses are enhancing workflow, research, customer service, cybersecurity, and more with these new tools. Let’s learn what some of them are.

Women in the Workforce: Building Gender Equity in a Post-Pandemic World

March 25, 2022 No Comments

This eBook is a guide for employers seeking to attract, support, and empower women, and ensure an inclusive and equitable workplace.

4 Future IT Trends and Predictions You Should Keep an Eye On

March 24, 2022 No Comments

The year is 2025. Companies are evolving to digital changes and remaining operations to survive and prosper in a new normal. Leaders in the technology industry are seeking innovative methods to create business success while staying ahead of changing client expectations and needs. That all sounds good, but what does this future actually look like? What kind of innovations can we expect to transform the upcoming year and beyond?

How to keep apps 99.99% high-available and high-performing

March 4, 2022 No Comments

In this technological era, there is a high chance of system interruptions that results in the inaccessibility of the apps, so the availability and performance of apps are of high priority among the users. When the availability of apps becomes extremely difficult, the companies have to adopt some approaches to solve this problem and provide highly available apps as well as high performance.

CES 2022: New Digital Health Products Debut

January 7, 2022 No Comments

Tweet   CES 2022 will be held in Las Vegas this year. The consumer technology event will showcase a plethora of new digital health technologies. Read MobiHealthNews’ list of CES 2022′s product announcements. Click here to view the list.

Automation Makes HIPAA Compliance Easier

December 2, 2021 No Comments

Cybercrimes continue to threaten many companies and organizations, with financial and healthcare organizations often their target. HIPAA or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) includes the HIPAA Privacy Rule. It establishes national standards to protect the personal health information and medical records of individuals. The privacy rule applies to healthcare providers, healthcare clearinghouses, health plans, and health plan providers conducting various healthcare transactions electronically.

Building a More Inclusive Digital World With accessiBe’s AI-Powered Overlay

October 19, 2021 No Comments

These days, most of us agree that we should all be working harder to make the world a more inclusive place for all.. After all, individuals with disabilities are commonly referred to as “the world’s largest minority,” with over 1 billion people, or 15% of the global population, living with some form of disability.

Healthcare’s EHRs “Last Mile” Open to Attack, Leave PHI Exposed

October 14, 2021 No Comments

App API security specialists with Approov issued new research on third party healthcare app vulnerabilities that are putting millions of patient healthcare records at risk. “Playing with FHIR – Hacking and Security FHIR APIs” details researcher Alissa Knight’s examination of three production FHIR APIs serving an ecosystem of 48 apps and APIs. The ecosystem covered aggregated EHR data from 25,000 providers and payers. All apps tested used the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard for describing data formats and elements. One hundred percent of APIs tested allowed API access to other patient’s health data via a single patient’s credentials.

7 reasons to implement AI in your chemical manufacturing plant

September 1, 2021 No Comments

Like other process manufacturing verticals, chemical plants are under immense pressure today. COVID-19 forced many into a hasty digital transformation that they are still struggling to complete and consolidate, while it also disrupted supply chains and transformed market demands. Many pharmaceutical companies that are involved in the current COVID-19 vaccine drive rely on components from chemical plants, further raising the stakes for organizations that form their supply chain.

Healthcare: The Hottest Digital Trends for 2021

August 20, 2021 No Comments

The healthcare industry has been rapidly growing in recent years. Moreover, the COVID pandemic has influenced all facets of the healthcare industry. It is clear that innovation is needed to fight the pandemic. To understand where the healthcare industry is going, studying the main trends is of utmost importance. In this post, we’ll take a deeper look at the key trends that can influence and boost custom healthcare software development!

6 Ways Technology Is Changing How We Treat Illnesses

April 23, 2021 No Comments

Some people say the development and use of technology has resulted in the proliferation of various kinds of social problems, including the appearance of all sorts of diseases and illnesses, some of which exploded into epidemics and, at times, even pandemics. But it can’t be denied that technology has also significantly contributed to the improvement of human life and health. Various technological breakthroughs and advancements have improved the treatment of illnesses which were previously classified as incurable, such as cancer.

Mobile healthcare apps expose patient data through API-focused mobile attacks, research shows

February 10, 2021 No Comments

Popular mobile health applications are vulnerable to API attacks that permit unauthorized access to full patient records including protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII), according to a new study from Approov and cybersecurity researcher Alissa Knight with Knight Media Ink.

5 Reasons Why Covid Makes Digital Diabetes Treatment Critical.

January 5, 2021 No Comments

Learn how Omada for Diabetes is providing personalized care for those in your workforce and demonstrating proven clinical outcomes.

eVisit Recognized in Gartner 2020 Market Guide for Virtual Care Solutions

December 14, 2020 No Comments

eVisit, a virtual care technology leader, has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner 2020 Market Guide for Virtual Care Solutions report[1], published Oct. 26. This report is an important resource to help CIOs and healthcare leaders of large health systems develop their virtual care strategy and inform their procurement process and vendor selection for virtual care solutions.

Technologies Increasing The Efficiency Of Admissions And Emergencies (A&Es) In Hospitals

December 3, 2020 No Comments

Not all hospital admissions – especially emergency admissions – are necessary, with research by V Wadhwa and colleagues indicating that around 10% of patients admitted to general medicine are discharged within a day. Improving the definition of patients who truly need admission is a complex task that needs to be tackled through a multifaceted approach. It should include strategies such as better preventive care, the establishment of more higher acuity patient clinics, and better community care.

5 reasons why COVID-19 makes digital diabetes treatment critical

October 21, 2020 No Comments

Before the pandemic, less than 0.01% of ambulatory visits were conducted via telehealth.3 By mid-April, nearly 70% of total visits were virtual.3Though new data released by Epic suggests that telehealth utilization has decreased from its April peak, increased provider usage and growing patient expectations ensure that this technology will remain central to the healthcare experience for millions of Americans.

Assistive Tech Apps Uplifting Lives of Children with Cerebral Palsy

June 10, 2020 No Comments

At present, more than 500,000 U.S. children under the age of 18 are living with cerebral palsy (CP). Although physical therapy, rehabilitation, orthotic devices such as braces splints, and casts are among the most common treatments for CP, the use of assistive technology is becoming increasingly prevalent. We are fortunate enough to live in an age where technological advancements happen at break-neck speed, much to the benefit of both CP patients and their families. Not only is assistive technologies making it easier for children to communicate, but it has also improved the mobility of countless children with limited use of their legs tremendously.

The Benefits of Print Management In The Healthcare Industry

May 27, 2020 No Comments

Print management software has radically changed the process and the tasks within many different industries and one area where it is having a highly beneficial impact is the healthcare industry. Whilst a great number of clinics, surgeries and hospitals have switched to a more digital way of working, there is still a great need for printing within these healthcare settings. Providing solutions for this industry are highly focused companies such as Konica Minolta, which are able to provide a wealth of benefits to this sector and many more. The healthcare industry is greatly improved thanks to print management software in particular and these are just some of those benefits.

How Technology is Shaping the New Normal in Healthcare during Covid-19

April 22, 2020 No Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in some major changes to our healthcare system. Some of these changes will pass as short-term anomalies, while others promise to become permanent realities. Although the new normal in healthcare is still being framed, it is clear that the field of Digital Health will play a major role in what comes next. From data to Internet of Things (IoT), here are some of the trends taking shape.

How Machine Learning is Beginning to Influence Medical Device Technology: An Example with AED Units

April 17, 2020 No Comments

While it may seem like everything is being automated, and artificial intelligence and machine learning are taking over the world, that’s not the case in the medical device industry. Since medical devices have to go through pre-market approvals prior to sales in the United States, sometimes important, even, life-saving equipment doesn’t use the latest technology.

How Machine Learning and AI is Transforming the Future of Healthcare

November 14, 2019 No Comments

Artificial intelligence has been vexing us all for years. And it only continues to get better and better as time goes on. Sure, you will have some people who believe AI is a bad thing, or that it knows too much. However, whether we like it or not, AI is here to stay. Imagine a machine learning technology that can bring with it the knowledge of THOUSANDS of doctors-and bringing valuable insight to a single physician who can then make a sound treatment decision.

Lack Of Connectivity Not An Issue For Modern Telemedicine

November 4, 2019 No Comments

Virtual health has transformed both patient lives and care delivery in multiple ways. Even in areas with provider shortages, patients can receive specialist care and focused medical expertise; better preventive care can help them avoid more serious conditions and more expensive hospital bills. Providers can expand their geographic service coverage without driving to different cities and better monitor patients with chronic conditions. Telemedicine can also reduce the healthcare industry’s carbon footprint by eliminating numerous staff, provider and patient car trips every day.

Technology Increases The Safety And Accessibility Of Cosmetic Procedures

October 28, 2019 No Comments

Cosmetic surgery is on the rise, with 18 million people undergoing procedures last year in America. The internet and the influence of social media has helped to spread information about cosmetic procedures, while the impact of new technology has made it safer and easier to perform them. In addition, less invasive procedures, such as fillers and microsurgery, are also becoming more popular. From the increasing use of IT to connect and communicate with patients, to improving outcomes of cosmetic surgery, advances in technology are allowing more people to benefit from safe and precise surgeries performed by reputable practitioners.

How IT technologies Have Had an Impact on the Clinical Trials of New Medicines

September 12, 2019 No Comments

Clinical research is one of the most critical areas of the pharmaceutical industry. Its main task is to study the safety and efficacy of new drugs before they enter the market. These studies are conducted with the participation of volunteers (patients). All processes in the clinical trials involve a number of difficulties and risks. Specialists in this field are primarily responsible for the health of patients who will use the medicine. Therefore, the entire scope of clinical research is regulated by regulatory documents, standards, and procedures.

Why Tech Might Be The Silver Lining For The Health Industry

September 10, 2019 No Comments

Chronic diseases have recently come under the spotlight as it’s not only taxing to the individual, but also how they have a ripple effect on the economy. A recent study revealed that 50% of Australians have a chronic disease, which places health insurance, the workplace, and the patient’s personal finances under severe pressure. But there might just be a way that chronic diseases receive a boost. Not from further pharmaceutical development, but rather a technological boost. Will tech revolutionize the way our health insurance is managed? Perhaps.