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At a March 7 presentation at HIMSS18 given by Samsung Health, experts explained how technology is addressing health crises including chronic pain and geriatric care through telehealth, mobile devices and implantables.

Intensive remote therapy (IRT) was able to improve blood glucose control in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published Feb. 21 in Pediatric Diabetes.

In a March 6 presentation at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, Blake McKinney, CMO and co-founder of the virtual health platform CirrusMD, presented key learnings from how health systems and payers are meeting the needs of consumers though virtual care. 

Nihon Kohden, producers of precision medical products and services, announced the launch of the Nihon Kohden Dimensions Augmented Reality (AR) app.

Royal Philips has announced that Northwell Health, New York State’s largest healthcare provider, has improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction by utilizing its IT strategy, the Philips Virtual Hospital Service with eICU technology and a Telestroke program.


Recent Headlines

ANSI approves RFID standard for tagging medical devices The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the Health Industry Business Communications Councils new standard for using radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags for medical products.
UltraRAD releases next-generation DICOM archive Medical image and information management technology developer UltraRAD of West Berlin, N.J., has released the latest iteration of its DICOM archive, UltraArchive 3.0.
Lexmark updates RFID for laser printers Lexmark International has introduced an update to its radiofrequency identification (RFID) ultra-high frequency technology for the firm's T654 monochrome laser printer.

Philips unveils new vital signs monitor Philips Healthcare has released SureSigns VS2, which offers clinicians a spot-check monitor for use with neonates, as well as pediatric and adult patients.
KLAS: Providers seek vendor-neutrality for enterprise image management
Many hospitals are considering new vendor-neutral solutions for archiving and accessing medical images to avoid being locked into closed, proprietary software, according to a report from market research firm KLAS.
EU's wireless health IT market widens European healthcare is increasingly becoming digitized and there is growing need to develop and deploy sophisticated information systems. However, a new report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan suggests that wireless health IT has yet to be fully explored by the healthcare industry.
SIIM: Amicas showcases enterprise content manager Amicas, a developer of image and information management solutions, showcased its Amicas Enterprise Content Manager, a vendor-neutral archive solution, at the 2009 Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) meeting in Charlotte, N.C.
CoActiv inks reseller agreement CoActiv Medical Business Solutions has entered an agreement with NY Imaging Service of Newburgh, N.Y., for the distribution of its Exam-PACS, Exam-Vault Quad-Redundant Archiving and related digital image management products throughout the New York and Northern New Jersey regions.
IBM scores $15M infrastructure deal with InSite One InSite One, a cloud provider for medical image data archiving, storage and disaster-recovery solutions in the United States, today announced it has chosen IBM technologies for its primary data center expansion and storage device upgrades.