The Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act (S. 2873/H.R. 5395) is now headed to President Barack Obama’s desk after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill by a voice vote on Tuesday.
A new report from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federal of American Hospitals (FAH) outlines the impact a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have on hospitals and health systems.
New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System has developed the Medical Modeling Core, a collaboration led by the Department of Neurosurgery, where clinicians can confer and order 3D models for their cases.
By a vote of 85 to 13, the U.S. Senate on Monday invoked cloture for H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act. The Senate resumed post-cloture consideration of the bill on Tuesday and and will now resume on Wednesday, with a vote likely at 2 pm.
ScienceSoft interprets patient engagement from the IT side and explains why CRM is at the core of patient-caregiver cooperation. As there is no established definition of patient engagement, contradictory opinions clash with common points of view all the time....
At the New York eHealth Collaborative's (NYeC) Digital Health Conference, Susan Zook, an executive leader at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, discussed the organization's efforts to more effectively share aggregated cancer genomics data.
In a series of lively discussion panels on December 6 at the CHIME LEAD Forum in Dallas, healthcare IT and healthcare IT security leaders looked at some of the core challenges facing the leaders of U.S. patient care organizations
At the New York eHealth Collaborative's (NYeC) Digital Health Conference, Robert Wachter, M.D., reflected on healthcare's digital journey while outlining the critical factors for industry success going forward.
We live in an age of modern miracles that we too often take for granted. I experienced one recently: routine cataract surgery. I also witnessed the role that healthcare IT plays and was reminded in a vivid way how far we have come and where we need to go.
As healthcare organizations see their troves of imaging data grow exponentially, many are concerned about how to leverage that data to their best advantage. The restructuring of processes and image metadata practices are a must as healthcare providers...
The clinical practice of radiology is on the verge of transformation—and so is the policy, payment, business, and operational landscape of radiologic practice in the U.S., as radiologist thought leaders noted during RSNA 2016
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has written a letter to President-elect Donald Trump outlining the organization’s public policy priorities for the new administration—including reducing regulatory burden for providers and continuing to advance health...
Challenged by long wait times in its emergency rooms, Milwaukee, Wis.-based Aurora Health Care deployed a telemedicine solution in one of its hospitals with the aim of improving ER patient flow and has seen a 75 percent reduction in door-to-doctor wait times.
After multiple delays, healthcare organizations across the country are now required to code diagnoses and procedures using the 10th revision of International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems, better known as ICD-10....