Monthly Archives: March 2013

Optum Labs—mutual project of Mayo Clinic and Optum

New labs are going to be launched by the Mayo Clinic and Optum, the IT unit of United Health.  In these labs the data will be analyzed the way by which quality of healthcare can be improved and, also, analyze … Read more

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15 additional ACOs groups are participating in Medicare Shared Saving Program

On this Friday, Universal American Corporation, has announced that 15 additional groups of physicians from its subsidiary, Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), have been included in the Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). With this inclusion, 15 groups can take part in Medicare … Read more

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Fitocracy, a mHealth social media app, is keen to develop confidence in people

According to Morrison & Foerster, the average Twitter user spend 21 minutes per month on Twitter, while the Facebook user spends 6.75 hours per month on Facebook. So we are living in a technological era, where people spend half day … Read more

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New amendments HIPAA

Government is constantly making amendments in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to make the system more effective and most importantly, secure. Recently, Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) has introduced a new rule regarding privacy protection. … Read more

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New Remote Presence robot, RP-7 innovated to perform neuromodulation

Neurosurgery is the official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. A journal was published in the January edition of Neurosurgery, which highlighted the new advancement in the field of neuromodulation. As the use of spinal cord and brain stimulation … Read more

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Saint Anthony’s Health Center offering a teleneurology system for Illinois

For the past few years, healthcare centers are keen to develop an online care system for the betterment of medical and health system. Nationwide such practices or programs have begun to deliver online care to patients. Teleheath system is highly … Read more

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Wearable devices are getting popularity in Health Industry –According to Juniper Researchers

As augmented reality glasses are ready to launch by Google, Apple and Microsoft, will boost up the usage of wearable glasses. Juniper Researchers anticipate significant rate of adoption towards the end of this period, according to its news release. It … Read more

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Mecheal says—Mobile health should be improved

Some healthcare organization has fear of using the mobiles within the center. As mobiles phones are connected with the electronic record systems and doctors have the access to such system. That is why, organization feel vulnerable and could replace the … Read more

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3 points for secure communications

Healthcare providers are so keen to secure the patients information. That is why, if they lost the data, huge amount of plenty might be imposed on them. In 2012, a similar case was happened with Massachusetts Ear and Eye Infirmary. … Read more

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FCC is providing $400 million to telehealth system

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will provide $400 million annually to healthcare providers so that they can extend the development of broadband telehealth networks. Initially, it was only implemented by 50 healthcare providers in 38 states. The telehealth networks will … Read more

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