World of Health IT

By Neil Versel May 21, 2012
Screenshot from a Senseye demo video (click to watch on YouTube) A Danish startup company that lets people control mobile devices and computers with their eyes has won the innovation challenge at the largest health IT conference in Europe. The company, Senseye, has developed a software algorithm that uses the front-facing camera on a smartphone, tablet or PC and an add-on or built-in infrared...
By Neil Versel May 8, 2012
Health IT built for foreign markets generally doesn't translate well to the U.S. A widely heard criticism of many American electronic health records (EHR) systems in the U.S. is that they're designed not primarily to enable clinicians to provide the best patient care, but to help providers produce the documentation they need to get paid. That's just the nature of our inefficient, fee-for-service...