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ClearDATA houses apps, protects patient data

ClearDATA, providers of secure cloud platforms, has announced its Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution to assist health IT and DevOps departments in securely and effectively deploying individual applications on a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPAA)-compliant cloud.

The MediMixer eases struggle in children taking medication

Improving medication adherence is hard enough for adult patients—a fussy child can make the whole process that much more difficult. MediMixer aims to smooth providing children with their medication and end the back and forth between child and caretaker.

4 drug-delivery innovations from industry gathering in Paris

This year’s Pharmapack show in Paris offers the chance to learn about several new drug-delivery solutions aiming to satisfy patient wants and needs.

New temporary 'tattoo' measures pulse, blood pressure

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have created a temporary graphene "tattoo" that measures vitals while moving with the skin and resisting damage.

Small cell lung cancer calls for individualized treatment, study finds

A new study conducted at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah revealed that there are distinctly different types of tumors within small cell lung cancer, suggesting that the cancer, which kills 30,000 people every year in the U.S., should not be treated as a uniform disease.

Fun in the sun: Pacemakers may soon be solar powered

Pacemakers that are powered by traditional batteries need to be replaced once every few years. However, solar-powered pacemakers carry the potential to last forever.

New dental implants have antibacterial properties

Spain's University of Basque Country is creating coatings for dental implants that have shown antibacterial properties that may prevent infections and extend implant life.

4 patient safety recommendations released by eClinicalWorks

eClinicalWorks, a Health IT vendor, has released four patient safety recommendations to all of its users. As a way to educate and remind users of the safety risks to using their software, eClinicalWorks outlined key patient safety risks to ensure all users are safe and protected.

Ontario health system installs Carestream radiography machines in two locations

In an effort to upgrade its radiography offerings, Lakeridge Health, a health system in Ontario, has installed three new imaging systems at two of its locations.

EndoPredict shines as predictive test for breast cancer recurrence

Myriad Genetics has announced results of a study comparing the effectiveness of six different tests in predicting the recurrence of breast cancer.