Connected Care

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert to users of a computerized infusion pump that communicates with hospital information systems via a wired or wireless connection over facility network infrastructures. The pump has serious cybersecurity vulnerabilities that could put patient safety at risk.

Initial public offerings in health IT have reached a fever pitch in 02015. 

Hospitals’ efforts to reduce readmissions within 30 days of discharge aren’t going very well, according to the latest numbers from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.   

The UMass Lowell Innovation Hub and the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) business incubators opened for business on June 1. 

Federal authorities have subpoenaed records related to the Massachusetts Health Connector, including a period covering the breakdown of the healthcare exchange's website 

In his latest piece for The New Yorker, Atul Gwande, MD, addresses the high rate of wasteful medical care. 

Following up on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's recent report on information blocking among health IT, the New York Times published an editorial on the same issue.  

A security researcher's own inpatient care experience involved the very drug infusion pumps he had recently discovered were susceptible to hacking.

Google is designing tiny magnetic particles to patrol the human body for signs of cancer and other diseases, according to a presentation by Andrew Conrad, head of the Life Sciences team at the Google X research lab, speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJD Live conference.

Signs point to Amazon working toward a big digital health announcement, according to Venture Beat.

Post your procedure online and physicians will bid to perform the surgery. A new company has taken price transparency to a new level with this Priceline-like business model.

Google is on a journey to produce the fullest picture of a healthy human body, reports the Wall Street Journal.