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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Software & Data

ClearDATA’s Software to Track Patient Records in the Cloud

Healthcare public cloud security and compliance company ClearDATA announced last week that it has launched a new multi-cloud software product called ClearDATA Locate aimed at allowing healthcare organizations to create a cohesive and traceable protected health information (PHI) inventory within Kubernetes workloads on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform...

Medical Devices

Study Reveals That Hearing Aids May Help Guard Against Dementia

A recent online study conducted by the University of Exeter and King’s College London has found that individuals who wear hearing aids to correct age-related hearing loss may ultimately achieve better brain function. Known as PROTECT, this study adds to recent findings by both the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care as well as the National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan that show that hearing loss is among the key risk factors for developing dementia...

Consumer Internet

The Potential—and the Potential Hurdles—Of Patient’s Wearable Device Data

With the advances made in wearable medical device technology and the proliferation of such devices, patients today are able to collect an incredible amount of health-related data—but how much of it is actually useful to physicians? It can be tempting to think of more data as always being valuable to diagnosticians, but there are major hurdles to processing the vast amount of information that such devices can generate...

Biotech

Moderna Announces Build Up of Clinical Pipeline, Second Quarter 2019 Financial...

Coming off of biotech’s largest ever initial public offering last year, Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna announced last week that it has continued to build up its clinical pipeline, moving several new drug candidates into Phase I clinical trials and advancing another into Phase II clinical testing...

Features

CommonSpirit Health Hires Suja Chandrasekaran as Chief Information and Digital Officer

Nonprofit health system CommonSpirit Health announced last week that it has hired former Kimberly-Clark Corporation CIO Suja Chandrasekaran as its first chief information and digital officer (CIDO). In this role, Chandrasekaran will spearhead the integration and modernization of the technology systems that connect the 142 hospitals and over 700 care sites in the CommonSpirit Health network...

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