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Accenture sees big health IT roles for AI and emerging technologies in 2020

Accenture has a deep bench when it comes to healthcare expertise. And the consulting giant keeps a keen eye on healthcare information technology and the trends surrounding this IT. This is why Healthcare IT News turned to Accenture for its view of trends in health IT this year and beyond. Dr. Kaveh Safavi, senior managing… Read More »

FDA sees benefits of linking universal device IDs to EHRs

The Food and Drug Administration contends that universal device identifiers will enable the agency to actively monitor medical device performance and better identify patient safety concerns and recalls. Medical devices marked with a unique code are used to track them through their distribution and use in patients. In particular, the FDA sees tremendous value in… Read More »

New cancer drug sees disease ‘put to sleep’ instead of chemo and radiotherapy

A pioneering cancer treatment that could stop the disease killing people will be developed at a new £75million British research centre. Instead of blitzing cancerous cells, the new drugs will put tumours to sleep – meaning patients will be able to live with the disease in a similar way to HIV. It is a radical… Read More »