Health IT

Healthcare information (HIT) systems are designed to connect all the elements together for patient data, reports, medical imaging, billing, electronic medical record (EMR), hospital information system (HIS), PACS, cardiology information systems (CVIS)enterprise image systemsartificial intelligence (AI) applications, analytics, patient monitors, remote monitoring systems, inventory management, the hospital internet of things (IOT), cloud or onsite archive/storage, and cybersecurity.


Epic and Microsoft join forces to tackle some of healthcare’s biggest AI challenges

The two companies continue to expand their partnership, this time looking to deploy generative AI to improve care delivery.

August 24, 2023
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GPT-4, a new upgrade from the team behind ChatGPT, can help doctors with difficult diagnoses

The new and improved AI-based language model outperformed human clinicians in a new study published in JAMA Network Open.

August 18, 2023
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Automated, AI-equipped security tools help hold the line on data breaches

When it comes to identifying and containing data breaches, organizations armed with security AI plus automation spend 108 days fewer than their differently prepared counterparts.

August 2, 2023
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HCA reassures breach victims as watchdog identifies the brazen hacker as an attempting seller

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare operates in 21 states, and mass numbers of patients in all but one of them may have had personal information offered for sale as a list on the deep web.

July 12, 2023
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Salaries and job satisfaction in cardiology: 8 takeaways from a new survey of cardiologists and their colleagues

The 2023 Cardiovascular Business Salary and Job Satisfaction Report is here! We surveyed cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, nurses, service line mangers, coders and others in the industry about several topics, including compensation, burnout, EHRs and much more.

July 10, 2023
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CMS slated to introduce nearly 400 new CPT codes in October

The upcoming changes include a total of 395 new codes, 25 deletions and 13 revisions.

June 30, 2023
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Overheard this week: 6 notable quotes on healthcare AI

‘We need to design and build AI that helps healthcare professionals be better at what they do.’

June 29, 2023

Cardiology group hit by cyberattack, exposing data of nearly 182,000 patients

Patient names, addresses, social security numbers and even medical histories were exposed as a result of the attack, which went unnoticed for more than two months. 

June 16, 2023

Around the web

Half a year after President Biden officially directed federal agencies in the executive branch’s bailiwick to “seize the promise and manage the risks” of AI, the White House has posted a status report.

U.S. physicians often receive payments from medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. New research in JAMA found a connection between receiving such payments and using specific devices—should the industry be concerned? 

Five of the largest U.S. medical societies focused on cardiovascular health are one step closer to seeing their paradigm-shifting proposal become a reality.

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