The number of hospitals, hospital systems and physician groups that use bundled payments has increased, though many are still uncertain about participating in this healthcare financial system, according to a new survey from KPMG a N.Y.-based audit, tax and advisory firm.
Nuance has acquired Accelarad, an Atlanta-based company that offers image sharing technology through a cloud-based platform, for an undisclosed amount.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is reporting that the personal information of 27,000 of its employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves, with nearly 800 workers falling victim to a fraudulent tax return scheme, say multiple news outlets.
The Mayo Clinic has launched a smartphone application with Better, a consumer health startup company based in Palo Alto, Calif., that aims to educate patients through tailored healthcare information.
While 70 percent of people use mobile apps on a daily basis to track calorie intake and monitor physical activities, only 40 percent share data and insights with their doctors, according to a new study by the Wellesley, Mass.-based mobile engagement provider Mobiquity.
One Medical Group, a San Francisco-based startup that allows patients to schedule same-day appointments, request prescriptions, track their personal health between visits, and get lab results digitally, is receiving $40 million in funding this week.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is leading a task force that aims to increase pricing transparency across healthcare by involving all stakeholders.
The lack of interoperability is a major impediment to the development of a robust health data infrastructure, according to an independent report commissioned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with input from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).
More than half of healthcare organizations are disappointed in the one-year delay of ICD-10, according to a recent poll by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
The already-active population health management market is about to heat up, according to a new report from the Framingham, Mass.-based IDC Health Insights.
Financial modeling, bed management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) have the highest potential for growth in terms of IT applications supporting the business of a hospital, says a new report from HIMSS Analytics.
Blackberry, a well-known smartphone Waterloo, Ontario company based in Canada, is making a move into healthcare, with an investment into NantHealth.
Nearly two weeks after President Barack Obama signed the temporary Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) "doc fix" bill that included a one-year extension to ICD-10 implementation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has just now updated its website to acknowledge the delay.
The quality of the information available on the Internet may depend on what is searched for, and the results could be hazardous to one’s health, according to a University of Florida study recently published in the journal Decision Support Systems.
A new report on physicians indicates that those who were meaningful users of electronic health records (EHRs) did not consistently score higher on quality of care measures than those who non meaningful users.