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Cara Livernois
News Writer
As a News Writer at TriMed Media Group, Cara covers breaking news across several facets of the healthcare industry for all of TriMed's brands.
 - Ann Mond Johnson
Clinical Innovation + Technology

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has announced Ann Mond Johnson as the CEO starting March 5, 2018. Johnson will lead the network of over 10,000 healthcare executives in advancing healthcare technology to improve quality while remaining cost effective.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

The healthcare industry continues to struggle in ensuring patient information is protected and, according to a recent 2018 Security Scorecard report, ranks 15th out of 18 industries in terms of cybersecurity.

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Clinical Innovation + Technology

Researchers from Purdue University, IU Health Arnett and Virta Health have found the combination of nutritional ketosis with a mobile health application could safely reverse type 2 diabetes. Findings are published in Diabetes Therapy.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

A Baltimore-based company is utilizing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning to advance drug discovery, biomarker development and aging research.

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Clinical Innovation + Technology

Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed “living bandages” created from nanofibers that are capable of accelerating the regeneration of damaged tissue. Findings are published in Applied Surface Science.

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Clinical Innovation + Technology

According to a survey conducted by Sage Growth Partners, 44 percent of healthcare organizations have not yet implemented telehealth but 86 percent stated it as a priority.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

Transitioning to a cloud-based system brings many benefits—but only if the technology is implemented and utilized with methods that lead to optimization. In a recent post by MeriTalk, authors outlined the five best practices for organizations making the move to the cloud.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

Scientists from the University of Manchester in the U.K. have developed human kidney tissue in a lab capable of producing urine once implanted into a mouse. Findings were published in Stem Cell Reports.

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Clinical Innovation + Technology

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed and tested an organ-on-a-chip showing how pathogens like hepatitis B interact with artificial human organs. Findings were published in Nature Communications.

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Clinical Innovation + Technology

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has written a letter to CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) with recommendations to reduce clinician burden.