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Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers’ role in health data

Humans have hacked all sorts of computer systems, but now we are starting to hack ourselves — specifically, our health and biology. “We [are at] the dawn of what I call the neobiological revolution, which I define as the accelerating movement of ways to use technology and biology to alter the human race,” Jane Metcalfe, […]

Health tracking chip in patient's arm.

Apple is developing custom health information tracking chips

Apple is looking to hire engineers to develop a custom chip for more sophisticated health information tracking and applications, according to a CNBC report. CNBC said it got the information from a job posting from Apple’s Health Sensing hardware team. The July 10 job summary is for sensor ASIC architects to design, develop and launch […]

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Canadian pharmacist fined for routinely accessing health records of acquaintances

A pharmacist in Canada has been fined and suspended from practice for six months for spying on the electronic health records of 46 people she knew, including her child’s girlfriend. Robyn Keddy, manager of a Nova Scotia pharmacy operated by Sobeys, one of the Canada’s major grocery retail chains, had used the provincial Drug Information […]

Challenging the status quo: one health system’s digital transformation journey

Challenging the status quo: one health system’s digital transformation journey

In this new podcast hear Dan Trott, Healthcare Field Director, Dell EMC as he speaks with Shane Rodabaugh, Executive Director of IT Infrastructure, Baptist Health, on how Baptist Health is transforming its technology, people and processes to become a digital leader in today’s evolving healthcare landscape. In this role, Shane serves as the Technology Architecture, Infrastructure, […]

healthcare worker faxing a medical document

Why are US, Australia, UK health orgs still wrangling with legacy fax machines?

Fax machines are still prominent enough in U.S. healthcare that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma just this week challenged developers to create new tools that could help doctors do away with faxing.  The issue of lingering fax machines, however, is also playing out in other countries, notably Australia and the UK during the […]