Report on informatics systems in NHS Wales raises "alarming findings"

Report on informatics systems in NHS Wales raises “alarming findings”

The Welsh Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the “competence, capability and capacity” across the system to digitise healthcare services in Wales after an inquiry uncovered a “raft of problems”, from delays in the delivery of digital projects to “unclear” lines of accountability. The committee found that there had been 21 outages of national systems […]

Bumblebee Spaces is making robotic systems for homes

Bumblebee Spaces is making robotic systems for homes

Bumblebee Spaces is creating robotic apartments that double your room’s usable space by storing furniture and belongings on the ceiling. Your possessions descend with a voice command or the push of a button, and storage units are equipped with artificial intelligence and tiny cameras that list your items in a searchable inventory. The company is […]

bottle of opioid pills

How leading health systems customize EHRs, leverage analytics to improve opioid prescribing

As the opioid crisis continues to spread nationwide, it’s requiring an all-hands-on-deck effort to turn the tide. Health information technology – electronic health record customizations, predictive analytics algorithms, e-prescribing tools – is proving to be a valuable weapon in the fight. As part of National Health IT Week, a HIMSS Media webinar on Tuesday detailed […]

A steering wheel light bar and cluster icons indicates the status of Super Cruise™ and will prompt the driver to return their attention to the road ahead if the system detects driver attention has turned away from the road too long. 

GM tops Tesla in ranking of automated driving systems  

As more automakers develop automated driving systems that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel for short periods of time, a new report says General Motors has developed the best system. Consumer Reports tested four of the most popular systems and says Cadillac’s Super Cruise does the best job of ensuring the vehicle […]

Harris Healthcare acquires Iatric Systems

Harris Healthcare acquires Iatric Systems, will run it as an independent business

Harris Healthcare acquired Iatric Systems for an undisclosed sum. Boxford, Massachusetts-based Iatric, which specializes in integration tools to help hospitals optimize electronic health records and other IT infrastructure, will operate as an independent business unit of Harris, officials said. Iatric develops a wide range of technology for medical device connectivity, security, interoperability and other areas of EHR […]