Certain models of the MiniMed insulin pump were recalled by its manufacturer Medtronic due to potential cybersecurity risks related to the pumps’ wireless communication with other devices, such as glucose meters and monitoring systems.
Results of a physician survey dispels the myth that doctors are reluctant to refer patients to specialists for access to clinical studies.
Small practices can have trouble recruiting top talent. Here are some tips to help you out.
The Federal Communications Commission will vote July 10 on the Connected Care pilot program, which would provide $100 million to develop new telehealth programs for rural and underserved areas as well as veterans.
Thomas H. Lee, MD, Press Ganey’s chief medical officer, talks about the growing importance of the patient experience and how it can affect care outcomes.
The proposed rule would update the Part D e-prescribing program by adopting standards that ensure secure transmissions so as to expedite prior authorizations.
The biggest perceived threats in healthcare are the risks associated with the Internet of Things (IoT), medical devices, third-party vendors and program development/management, a survey of 60 high-level healthcare executives reveals.
A study of millennial physicians shows they are frustrated with administrative burdens and the pace of change in healthcare, and see technology that bolsters patient engagement as a key solution.
In the past, a practice could offer a handful of Saturday appointments and that was about the only convenience patients expected. But patients are now demanding the same expectations from practices that they do from restaurants or retailers, and if they don’t get them, they find another doctor.
Researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute are conducting a study to learn what causes the high incidence of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in select rural areas in Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana and offer clues on how to alleviate them.