Tag Archives: Challenges

Four challenges waiting for Dallas County's new health director – Dallas News

A spike in sexually-transmitted diseases Three major STDs — gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis — are gaining ground across the United States, according to a CDC report issued last year. Nearly 2.3 million cases were diagnosed nationwide in 2017, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. But in Dallas County, the number of cases jumped… Read More »

HIMSS Analytics identifies top trends, challenges and priorities in European health IT

From Google hiring Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg to drive its health care initiatives, then moving DeepMind’s Streams team under his supervision, to Apple getting its first FDA clearance for an atrial fibrillation-detecting algorithm and an ECG built into its Watch, it seems that big tech companies have been making significant strides during the past year in paving… Read More »