Weekender 3/15/19

  Weekly News Recap Rutland Regional Medical Center (VT) experiences its second email-related breach Australian imaging software vendor Mach7 fires its CEO and eliminates the CTO role as part of a restructuring and cost-cutting program that it hopes will propel its US...

Morning Headlines 3/15/19

More than 72,000 possibly affected by hospital data breach Rutland Regional Medical Center (VT) notifies 72,000 patients of a breach after discovering that the email accounts of nine employees had been hacked late last year. Aldrich Capital Partners Invests in eHealth...

News 3/15/19

Top News Rutland Regional Medical Center (VT) notifies 72,000 patients of a breach after discovering that the email accounts of nine employees had been hacked late last year. Hospital officials believe the hack originated outside of the US. RRMC did similar damage...

EPtalk by Dr. Jayne 3/14/19

  Today was a Google Cloud kind of sock day, and I have to say these made me smile with their stethoscopes, microscopes, and miniature DNA. These beauties (along with many of the other socks given out at HIMSS) are from Sock Club, which designs their socks in Austin,...

Morning Headlines 3/14/19

TriNetX Secures $40 Million in Series D Funding Analytics-enabled global health research network TriNetX raises $40 million in a financing round led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. ImagineSoftware Acquires RCM Software Company ProviderAlly Medical billing...

Morning Headlines 3/13/19

Mach7 Announces Restructuring to Accelerate Sales and Achieve Cash-flow Break Even Australian imaging software vendor Mach7 fires its CEO and eliminates the CTO role as part of a restructuring and cost-cutting program that it hopes will propel its US growth. NIH...

News 3/13/19

Top News Hill-Rom will acquire mobile clinical communications vendor Voalte for up to $195 million. Hill-Rom hopes to enhance its point-of-care delivery of actionable insights and to drive its growth and margin. Voalte’s annual revenue is $40 million. It has 200...

Morning Headlines 3/12/19

Hill-Rom to acquire Voalte, Inc. Hill-Rom will acquire Voalte for $180 million and integrate it into its care communications business. House Veterans Affairs is Having Trouble Hiring Tech Experts House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA) tells SXSW...

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 3/11/19

My HIStalk team mates have already mentioned the sensational news item about a patient being told about a poor prognosis through telemedicine. It was a hot topic in both professional and personal circles this weekend, with reactions from outrage to understanding, so I...

Morning Headlines 3/11/19

Hidden FDA Reports Detail Harm Caused By Scores Of Medical Devices FDA has given surgical stapler manufacturers an exemption from publicly reporting problems to its MAUDE database of medical device failures, allowing them to hide widespread problems. Spokane’s...

Monday Morning Update 3/11/19

Top News FDA has given the manufacturers of surgical staplers an exemption from publicly reporting problems to its MAUDE database of medical device failures, allowing them to hide widespread problems by submitting just 100 incidents in 2016 vs. the 10,000 that were...

Radiologist Entrepreneurs

By SAURABH JHA MD  What motivates the radiologist entrepreneur? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, we talk to Kathryn Pearson Peyton MD, chief medical officer of Mammosphere. Listen to our conversation here. Saurabh Jha is a contributing editor to THCB...