Health Technology

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  • Tracking cancer in real time

    Tracking cancer in real time

    California is overhauling the way it collects information for its massive cancer database in the hope of improving how patients are treated for the disease.

  • Medicare, Medicaid push for modular systems

    Medicare, Medicaid push for modular systems

    To streamline certification process for Medicaid Management Information Systems, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to pre-certify the systems' modular solutions.

  • Can blockchain secure health data?

    Can blockchain secure health data?

    The Department of Health and Human Services is looking for ideas on how blockchain can be used to address privacy, security and scalability challenges of managing electronic health records and resources.

  • Sharing hospital data to lower costs and improve care

    Sharing hospital data to lower costs and improve care

    Five Iowa health care systems are using the Statewide Alert Notification system that provides real-time, secure notifications to Medicaid care teams regarding emergency room visits, admissions and discharges of their members.

  • Not new, but different, data to improve health

    Not new, but different, data to improve health

    The Hewlett Packard Real-Time Health System prototype incorporates big data not commonly found in the clinical space to augment health records managed by patients' care providers.

  • Disease detection platform maps Zika fast -- with surprising accuracy

    Disease detection platform maps Zika fast -- with surprising accuracy

    HealthMap automatically aggregates more than 200,000 data sources and uses natural language processing and proprietary algorithms to tag, filter, analyze, validate and map real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats.

  • wearable health sensors

    Fitbit for the battlefield? Not just yet.

    The biggest challenge is extracting actionable data from commercial devices, an Air Force Research Lab official says.


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