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Patient relationship management tech cuts practice’s no-show rate by half

Salt Lake Retina in West Jordan, Utah, was making reminder phone calls the old-fashioned way – one call at a time. THE PROBLEM This was a very time-consuming process for a practice that sees more than 120 patients every day. Conducting this outreach would take one full-time staff member most of the day. This was… Read More »

CMU, Pitt to outfit DoD with robotic trauma care tech

Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have each have been awarded four-year contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system. WHY IT MATTERS The autonomous or nearly autonomous system, “TRAuma Care In a Rucksack” (TRACIR), is essentially a backpack containing an inflatable vest or… Read More »

Security and tech advice for pharma looking to move the cloud

In an area where data security is a paramount concern, pharmaceutical companies looking to make the move to cloud-based technologies need ensure the digital transition is structured, smooth and secure. This involves mapping out potential data flows, evaluating cloud service models, and identifying mapping assets for cloud deployment, among others. Healthcare IT News spoke with… Read More »