The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its official policy on telemedicine, recommending certain uses of the technology and disavowing others for fragmenting care.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced the seven winners of the 2015 HHS Innovates Awards, a program designed to reward creative solutions developed by HHS employees in response to some of the nation’s most challenging problems in health, healthcare and government.
Collecting and reporting infection data to federal health agencies is not the soundest strategy, according to a new research effort.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the healthcare IT segment improved 33 percent on a year-to-year basis, according to new research from New York City-based investment bank Berkery Noyes.
The House Appropriations Committee voted in favor of a bill that would eliminate the Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ), a research agency that has long been disliked by some members of Congress.
Another challenge against the validity of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has gone by the wayside, with the Supreme Court upholding the legality of tax credits in federally run exchanges.
Healtheway, the McLean, Va.-based public-private collaborative that supports the eHealth Exchange and Carequality, is being renamed and will now be known as The Sequoia Project.
Healthcare executives expect that, within the next three years, their industry will need to focus as much on training machines as they do on training people, according to a new report by the New York City-based Accenture.
A large chunk of healthcare consumers wish to use emails, websites, mobile apps, and even Facebook to interact with their provider, a new survey revealed.
Eight people, including an individual from the Bronx, N.Y.-based Montefiore Medical Center, have been indicted for stealing and using patients’ personal identifying information to make thousands of dollars in purchases at department stores and retailers in Manhattan.
Health Information Organizations (HIOs) using Direct Messaging technologies are split down the middle as to whether the benefits of the technology outweigh the costs.
Most providers are willing to conduct video visits with their patients, according to new research from Boston-based telehealth company American Well.
The CommonWell Health Alliance continues to grow, having announced the addition of four new members this week.
Provider organizations have completed many key steps in the ICD-10 implementation process, but are still lag behind in testing, according to a new survey from the eHealth Initiative and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
A new survey of physicians found that only 15 percent have discussed wearing wearables or mobile health (mHealth) devices with their patients.