Jon Flaxman, HP, Inc.'s Chief Operating Officer, just sent the the email below to the HP Partner community, announcing, according to a report in today's edition of The New York Times: "HP Inc. said on Monday that it had agreed to acquire Samsung Electronics Company’s printer business in a deal valued at $1.05 billion.
An article by author, Max Green, on the Becker's Hospital Review/Becker's Health IT website, published yesterday, August 23, 2016, indicated that "Nearly a third of hospitals transmit patient data unencrypted," according to a survey from HIMSS.
An article in yesterday's Fierce Healthcare IT, by contributor, Judy Mottl, announced that long-time Derive Healthcare client, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, is "launching a digital health services initiative to enhance patient care and foster faster and easier interaction among physicians. It features a pilot program providing patients virtual visit via real-time video following initial triage and medical screening."
A July 12, article in Becker's Hospital Review (on the Becker's HealthIT site), describes the new funding provided by the NIH to some of the New York Metro Area's most important hospitals -- all of them Derive Technologies' (and our dedicated, Derive Healthcare practice's) clients -- as part of the White House's Precision Medicine Initiative.
A July 8, article by Elizabeth Whitman in Modern Healthcarestates that "Hospital groups are criticizing the CMS' plans to publish star ratings of hospitals, claiming the agency calculated those ratings in a way that could inaccurately reflect a hospital's quality." However, the article goes on to put forth, "proponents of greater hospital transparency counter that the CMS should publish the ratings, arguing the benefits far outweigh any limitations."
Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) President and Chief Executive Officer, published a News Release on June 27, about organiational updates designed to continue to shape the company's innovation and growth.
June 27, 2016 - A 6/22 article on MedGadget, entitled, "Digital Health Market – Growing Demand for Healthcare Technology,"indicates that opportunities for "deploying mobile technology in a healthcare set-up have significantly increased in the last few years." According to the article, this is because the "rising aging population, increasing price of advanced treatments, and shrinking healthcare expenses by governmen