Epic Systems, a Verona, Wisc.-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, is being sued by a former employee for unpaid overtime, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.
The Northern, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the Cincinnati, Ohio-based TriHealth have signed a letter of intent to establish Healthcare Solutions Network, a regional health organization designed with the goal to enable the two organizations to deliver better health, better patient experiences, and lower costs.
Research firm Frost & Sullivan has listed mHealth as the top area of growth for the global healthcare market in 2014 as beyond, as indicated by a survey involving 1,835 executives in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Two statewide health information exchanges (HIEs), from Missouri and Illinois, have signed a data-sharing agreement, allowing patient information to cross state lines.
Patients around the world are optimistic about technology innovations advancing healthcare, are willing to participate in virtual healthcare visits with their doctor, and would use health sensors in their bodies and even their toilets, according to a new study commissioned by the Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corporation.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has announced that Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has received the acute care Stage 7 award. The award represents attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has sent a letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in an effort to initiate end-to-end ICD-10 testing with physician practices.
Despite some initial effusion over an announcement made on Dec. 6 by CMS, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based CHIME released a statement on Friday evening indicating that much of what was initially reported in the healthcare industry was not quite accurate.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Stage 2 of meaningful use will be extended through 2016, and Stage 3 will begin in 2017 for providers who have completed at least two years in Stage 2, in what is an incredibly significant reverse of position from the agency.
The New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System has announced the creation of the Mount Sinai Institute of Technology (MSIT), with the mission to transform biomedicine through the discovery, design, development, and delivery of technology-based solutions to critical unmet medical needs, particularly in the current era of healthcare reform.
In the latest report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research, healthcare organizations revealed that for healthcare providers, it is easier to access data and modify electronic medical records (EMRs) that have mainstream technologies in their cores.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Foundation, a Reston, Va.-based nonprofit focused on healthcare information exchange (HIE), has released a four-pronged health IT roadmap.
Cerner, the Kansas City-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, is teaming with Cambridge, Mass.-based Claritas Genomics, a clinical genetic diagnostic testing company, to integrate personalized medicine technology into clinical practice.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Healthcare Alliance has added seven new members to its Bundled Payment Collaborative, which now includes 17 healthcare provider systems with more than 45 hospitals across the country.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has announced that four hospitals in the Bon Secours Health System, located throughout Virginia, have received the acute care Stage 7 award.