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Significantly fewer African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians and non-Hispanic whites say ‘lack of trust’ is a reason why individuals do not participate in clinical trials, indicating a more favorable perception of this research. In a recent public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America, the percentage of respondents citing ‘lack of trust’ as a reason declined by as much as 15% among minority groups and the population overall, compared to the results of a 2013 survey – 50% of African-Americans (11% decrease), 45% of Asians (6% decrease), 43% of Hispanics (9% decrease) and 39% of non-Hispanic whites (15% decrease).

The Qt Company (HEX: QTCOM) today announced it will become a member of leading medical technology professional organizations AdvaMed and MassMEDIC, stepping into the integral role of industry advisor and enabler of technology innovation. In this role, Qt will influence the direction of the standards and regulations that govern the medical device industry on a global scale, and will help introduce new medical device technology advancements.

Mount Sinai researchers have identified unique structural, biological and chemical insights in the way different opioid drugs activate the receptors and specific signaling pathways responsible for the drug’s beneficial and adverse effects, according to a study to be published in Nature’s Scientific Reports. 

Independent healthcare accreditor URAC and Telemedicine Magazine will host the Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of TelehealthMarch 27 – 29, 2018 at the Renaissance Washington, DC.

The American Medical Association (AMA) sent the following letter to Congress today urging prompt action to ensure that individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status are able to remain in the United States.

CMS is pleased to announce that the 2018 Quality Payment Program self-nomination period for vendors interested in participating as a Qualified Registry or a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) will begin on September 1, 2017 and will close at 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) on November 1, 2017.  Please submit your completed self-nomination form prior to the close of the self-nomination period to be considered; late submissions will not be accepted.

(NEWARK, Del. – August 18, 2017)) Christiana Care Health System has again been selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the United States by the American Hospital Association, a reflection of the health system’s success at using technology to advance its strategic goals.

Acuity Link, a technology company that assists hospitals and medical transport providers through automation of non-emergency transport bookings, officially announced the availability of their new cloud-based software Tuesday.

It's Never 2 Late®, the leader in providing person-centered digital engagement, content and technology solutions for seniors, announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Matt Miller as Vice President of Product Development. This addition underscores iN2L's commitment to providing personalized engagement solutions that include interactive multimedia, cognitive based gamification and adaptive devices to keep seniors active, connected and engaged.

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative announced today its partnership with blockchain healthcare innovation company Hashed Health, to leverage blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. The pilot program will initially explore opportunities to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the medical credentialing process in Illinois. The concept will leverage a blockchain-based registry to streamline the sharing of medical credential data and smart contracts to automate workflow related to multistate and interstate licensure.

Milestone Scientific Inc. (NYSE: MLSS) a medical R&D company that designs, patents, incubates and commercializes a growing portfolio of innovative injection technologies, today announced that the first patient in the U.S was treated with the CompuFlo® Epidural Instrument at the University of Miami Hospital, following Milestone Scientific’s receipt of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 9, 2017. The CompuFlo® Epidural Instrument provides anesthesiologists and medical practitioners, for the first time, with the unique ability to objectively identify and confirm the epidural space.

The Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship, sponsored by the HIMSS Foundation, recognizes the leadership and passion for innovation in digital health technology of its namesake, HIMSS president and CEO for more than 17 years.

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced a new organizational structure to drive the Company's growth and profitability goals, supporting its strategy to help deliver safer, more predictable spine surgery.

InTouch Health, the leading enterprise telehealth platform, announced today a partnership agreement with Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) to provide remote medical services geared towards emergent and general cardiology expertise in acute settings, adding a fourth service line to the company's physician capacity management offering. CIS will increase breadth and depth of adoption of InTouch Health's services, and extend its cardiology expertise to InTouch Health in two critical ways: (1) addition of cardiologists to InTouch Health's physician capacity management offering, and (2) collaboration on development of workflow solutions to drive best practices and allow for standardized quality of care in telecardiology settings.

Roxwood Medical Inc., a leading provider of advanced cardiovascular specialty catheters, today announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Abbott for distribution of Roxwood products in the United States.

Technology for identifying at-risk atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients was chosen as the winner of the inaugural Alexandria LaunchLabs Scholarship Award, which recognizes excellence in health care technology, entrepreneurship and business competencies. The technology, developed by a Mount Sinai researcher and entrepreneur, Ya-El Mandel-Portnoy, PhD, was selected from entries submitted by 26 of New York City’s top academic entrepreneurs, who presented their work to investors and biopharma business executives at the 2017 NYC Life Science Innovation Showcase on June 13, 2017.

swyMed announced today that as a Glass Partner, it is deploying its industry-leading video telemedicine solution on Glass Enterprise Edition to deliver hands-free, remote evaluations of patients from anywhere in real time.

The New Jersey Innovation Institute is calling for applications to participate in the seventh cycle of the successful Health IT Connections program, set to kick off October 6, 2017.

DWK Life Sciences GmbH has launched a new web based application to make designing and printing laboratory labels quick and simple: DURAN® Label Creator web app.New DURAN® YOUTILITY labels supplied in a printer ready A4 sheet format accompany the new app.

Mount Sinai Health System has been named among “Health Care’s Most Wired®,” according to 2017 survey results released this week by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum, and published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN).

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