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Michael Walter
Michael joined TriMed in 2015 as the digital editor of He has over a decade of experience working as a writer, copy editor and manager. Michael studied journalism at the University of North Texas. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife, daughter, and a record collection that never seems to stop growing.
 - data

The FDA has released a draft guidance covering the use of EHR data in FDA-regulated clinical studies. 

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health System have partnered to launch Hugo, a new cloud-based health IT platform that allows users to acquire their own health data for participation in studies. 

Two Missouri health providers, SoutheastHEALTH and Missouri Delta Medical Center, announced this week they have selected Cerner to implement their EHR. 

All of the terms related to cybersecurity can make learning more about it seem intimidating, but Xconomy has developed a helpful solution. On April 29, the site released a glossary of terms related to cybersecurity, defining everything from “advanced persistent threat” to “zero-day attack.” 

Cloud-based image management company DICOM Grid has received FDA approval for updated features to its DG PACS and DG Viewer products.

Telemedicine is a growing priority for healthcare organizations, according to results of the REACH Health 2016 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey. 

More information is now available about Sync for Science (S4S), a pilot program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) that will allow individuals to access their own health data and send it to researchers. 

 - clinical decision support

According to a study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology, providers may not always love ordering imaging services through a CDS system, but that unhappiness does not lead to a significant amount of “leakage,” or out-of-network referrals. 

A lot of experienced physicians dislike electronic medical records (EMRs), and some have even left their practice out of frustration. 

March 9 is the final day for healthcare providers to submit nominations to HHS for its new Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force.