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Cara Livernois
News Writer
As a News Writer at TriMed Media Group, Cara covers breaking news across several facets of the healthcare industry for all of TriMed's brands.
 - WholeBody
Clinical Innovation + Technology

Researchers from the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada have developed a wearable sensor for improved monitoring and interrupting of human motion with the aim of improving wearable technology for muscle movement, heart rate and biological signals. Findings were published in Journal of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical.

 - Digital Security
Clinical Innovation + Technology

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced John Riggi, who spent 30 years working for the FBI, as senior adviser for cybersecurity and risk.

 - heart
Clinical Innovation + Technology

At-home blood-pressure monitoring (HBPM) could reduce hospital visits in pregnant patients with hypertension, according to a study published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Emulate have developed a patient-on-a-chip program capable of assisting personalized precision medicine by using patient genetics. Findings are published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

The healthcare industry is poised to see a 40 percent increase in the artificial intelligence (AI) market in the coming years—and, despite heavy regulations, the industry continues to improve utilization.

 - cyber security
Clinical Innovation + Technology

Siemens and eight partners to sign a joint charter to improve cybersecurity, identifying 10 action areas where governments and business could engage in the growth of security.

 - heart
Clinical Innovation + Technology

Medical devices, including cardioverter defibrillators and pacemakers, could be at risk to hacking and potential cause life-threatening events, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Clinical Innovation + Technology

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly common as organizations struggle to maintain security. Despite executives citing cyber safety as a priority, only 19 percent are confident their organization can handle a such an event.

 - brain
Clinical Innovation + Technology

Researchers from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have developed an algorithm capable of slowing the spread of infectious diseases while accounting for limited resources and population dynamics. Findings are published in the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

 - CyberSecurity
Clinical Innovation + Technology

Out of all types of healthcare providers, hospitals accounted for one-third of all data breaches and affected the largest number of individuals compared to doctors, nurses and social workers, according to a study published in The American Journal of Managed Care.