The healthcare industry continues to make modest progress toward full adoption of electronic business transactions, but significant gaps remain, representing an opportunity for $9.4 billion in savings, according to new data from the 2016 CAQH Index.
Bradley Gilbert, M.D., CEO of the Inland Empire Health Plan, and also chairman of the board of the Inland Empire HIE, shares his perspectives on the importance of health information exchange to good care management
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released for public comment a draft of a white paper identifying opportunities and challenges in the capture, use and sharing of...
IBM Watson Health is collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a research initiative aimed at defining a secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology.
The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing next week for committee members to hear testimony from Rep. Tom Price, M.D., (R-GA)—President-elect Trump’s nominee to become the next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
On Tuesday, the leaders of the San Francisco-based Cal INDEX HIE and the San Bernardino-based Inland Empire HIE announced that they were combining forces to accelerate health information progress in the Golden State
The University of Vermont Medical Center has filed a certificate of need (CON) application with the state of Vermont to create a unified electronic health record (EHR) across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.
Kansas City-based iShare Medical, an information technology and software solutions provider, has been accredited by DirectTrust as a governmental trust anchor, which qualifies the company to provide trusted exchange of medical records with 23 federal government...