One in eleven Americans has diabetes and every 23 seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with the disease. Diabetes causes more deaths than AIDS and breast cancer combined, and eighty-six million Americans are at risk for diabetes.
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This week’s Friday Five takes a look at some of the organizations that represent home care and hospice, using technology to support home healthcare, a film focused on treating home-bound patients, and a special program for Vets on hospice.
Returning this December The New York eHealth Collaborative brings you The 2016 Digital Health Conference. The conference gathers together a who’s who of New York’s healthcare and health tech community for two days.
November 8th marks the fifth annual International Day of Radiology sponsored jointly by the European Society of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America and the American College of Radiology.
Congratulations to the Cubs for winning their first World Series in 71 years! This week’s Friday Five highlights Cleveland and Chicago’s top hospitals, how both city’s hospitals supported and prepared themselves for the World Series, and even a history connection between an area hospital and its home team.
Last week Vice President Joe Biden delivered his final Cancer Moonshot Task Force report to President Obama. The report explains all that has been accomplished since the creation of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative last January, and lays out the specific plan for year 2 and beyond.
October was a busy month for celebrations and awareness. We followed news and events during Breast Cancer Awareness, National Cyber Security Awareness, National Health Education Week, Medical Assistants Recognition Week, and Apple Month!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this week’s Friday Five offers some good advice for dealing with breast cancer as well as the latest news and information about the disease and which charity organizations are doing the most good.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Results from the 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey indicate that 80% of providers have experienced one or more significant security incidents. This week’s Friday Five includes tips to stay safe online and ways to protect yourself and your organization.
Every third full week in October Medical Assistants Recognition Week is celebrated as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants. Medical assistants across the country are recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
This past week thousands took to social media to share their #IHeartHIT and #HITworks stories to show how health IT transforms lives,...