Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.
CA Technologies Takes Aim at Mitigating Security Breaches, Compliance Risks
This month, CA Technologies announced plans to acquire privately held Xceedium, Inc., a provider of “privileged identity management solutions” that protect on-premise, cloud and hybrid IT environments.
Innovative Blood Transfusion App in the Works
With mobile apps proliferating throughout the healthcare space at a dramatic rate, it comes as no surprise that a promising new blood transfusion app is said to be in the works.
Telemedicine Provides Much Needed Backup Support At VA Intensive Care Units In The Midwest
One of the paramount challenges of working in an ICU is that the need for immediate care may pull staff away from patients who require constant monitoring. It is for this reason that the Veterans Administration hospital in Topeka has created a telemedicine hub to provide the backup support required at VA Intensive Care Units across the Midwest, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.
Cardinal Health Rolls Out OR Workflows to Cut Supply Chain Waste
To help eliminate some $5 billion in waste each year in the U.S., Cardinal Health Inventory Management Solutions tells mHealthWatch that it is launching automated, cloud-based workflow modules for biological implants, sutures, and trauma and spine implants “to help manage complicated operating room inventory, eliminate waste and remove cost from the operating room (OR) supply chain.”
Young Female Programmers Making Apps for Women
There’s a cool story by Diana Kline now posted at Women’s eNews. First, a couple pieces of business. The story emanates from Pittsburgh — which just goes to show that even the young women there are a steely bunch. Secondly, the writer is as young as the subjects she interviews: Kline is a student at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh who has written for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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