Tag Archives: Tech

Patient relationship management tech cuts practice’s no-show rate by half

Salt Lake Retina in West Jordan, Utah, was making reminder phone calls the old-fashioned way – one call at a time. THE PROBLEM This was a very time-consuming process for a practice that sees more than 120 patients every day. Conducting this outreach would take one full-time staff member most of the day. This was… Read More »

French tech giant Dassault is nearing deal to buy health software company Medidata

Bernard Charles, chief executive officer of Dassault Systemes SA. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images French technology company Dassault Systemes is nearing a deal to acquire Medidata Solutions, according to people familiar with the matter. The likely agreement was reported earlier by Bloomberg, which also published a story in April saying the companies were… Read More »

Tech powers Brigham and Women's Hospital home-based hypertension program

A new home-based care delivery program is able to rapidly improve hypertension control rates while significantly lowering cost, compared with traditional office-based blood pressure interventions. Developed by Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the program leverages an expert‐developed clinical algorithm, Bluetooth‐enabled devices that provide home blood pressure measurements transmitted wirelessly into the electronic health record, as… Read More »