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.
New Hampshire Health Information Organization (NHHIO), the state-wide health information exchange (HIE) organization, announced that the organization is now able to connect with the Veterans Administration (VA), enabling the exchange of healthcare information with hospitals and other healthcare providers in the state who also provide care to veterans outside of the VA.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced $76 million in research grants through its Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program to study the scientific, engineering and socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity.
Nearly 500 delegates and members of the AMA have written an open letter to the association’s Board of Trustees expressing concern and disappointment that the AMA has supported President-elect Donald Trump’s selection as Tom Price, M.D., for HHS Secretary.
GE Healthcare's Global Education Services division and InTouch Health, a provider of remote presence devices, are collaborating on a program to help train imaging technicians and radiologists to use high-tech imaging devices.
Advancements with patient-facing health information technology tools, such as wearables, patient portals and mobile apps, have the potential to improve healthcare delivery, yet low health literacy may be a barrier to patients’ use of electronic tools.
Following the U.S. House of Representatives passing the 21st Century Cures Act earlier this week, the Senate is expected to vote on the legislation Monday, Dec. 5.
Treating depression with evidence-based psychotherapy via videoconferencing can be a viable alternative to in-person treatment, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Siemens Healthineers and Great Neck, N.Y.-based Northwell Health have formed a research partnership aimed at developing research projects centered on clinical effectiveness and outcomes research utilizing data analytics-based population health evidence.
A survey from HIMSS Analytics and Level 3 indicates that healthcare organizations are ready to embrace cloud technologies, citing cost savings and the more scalable platform as key motivating factors.
Merge Healthcare and Watson Health, both IBM companies, unveiled new imaging solutions utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA 2016) in Chicago this week.
Health Catalyst, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based analytics vendor, has created healthcare.ai, a repository of machine learning algorithms that will allow healthcare professionals to use machine learning tools to build accurate models all in one central location.
In its fourth annual “Data Breach Industry Forecast” white paper, Costa Mesa, Calif.-based security company Experian gives five data breach trends that are expected to unfold in 2017.