Health and Wellness Informatics News

Patient engagement efforts, workforce challenges, and some other announcements. A lot of things are going on at present. In the past year, healthcare IT news has captured a lot of attention.

AI Innovations and cybersecurity imperatives were the hot topics. Also, new product launches, selloffs, acquisitions, and regulatory approvals were at their peak. Almost every healthcare sector is facing problems like clinician burnout. However, they do not know how to address the problem.

About 90% of nurses want to leave. And the pandemic is responsible for this. Mass burnout, extreme turnover, and the diminishing nurse workforce are key reasons. So, now the goal is to remove the key problem creators.

VA is all set to enhance its veteran’s access and digital access. It has partnered with Healthy Together. It also makes use of the API of the agency to provide veterans with secure mobile access. Now, it is easy to access health records.

The National Institutes of Health Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Technology is partnering with the U.S. Health and Human Services Agency. It will also improve access to rapid tests in the middle of rising case rates and nationwide shortages.

Larry Ellison, the co-founder of Oracle, stated about integrating technologies. She said that in the coming day, physicians would have quick access to electronic records of the patient. The doctors will deliver better patient outcomes. Also, public health officials can enhance public health policy. It will also cut off the overall costs. However, Allscripts will sell the hospital and massive physician practice assets.

Tech vendors such as Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Amazon are unsuccessful in the healthcare space. More companies are also abandoning their efforts to immerse themselves. 3 VA medical facilities and 109 coast guards were incapable of updating the medical records.

Epic has launched its Garden Plot software. It will encourage interoperability through shared patient records. IBM is going to sell Watson Health Assets to Francisco Partners. IBM faced a lot of problems regarding its analytics portfolio.