Most clinical data registries on patient outcomes are substandard and lack critical features to make them useful, say researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Healthcare Informatics has won the American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) Silver Award for Best Special Report/Section for its 2014 Tech Trends reporting.
The Austin, Tx.-based Seton Family of Hospitals, part of Ascension health system, has acknowledged a phishing attack on its organization, resulting in the potential exposure of some personal health information for approximately 39,000 patients.
Imprivata, a Lexington, Mass.-based health IT security vendor, has acquired HT Systems, a Tampa, Fla.-based provider of palm-vein based biometric patient identification systems for approximately $19.1 million in cash at closing.
More than 80 percent of healthcare organizations believe there will be no more delays to ICD-10, according to recent research from QualiTest, a Fairfield, Ct.-based software testing company.
GreaterHouston Healthconnect, a regional health information exchange (HIE) in Houston, has just added CHI St. Luke’s Health, a major health player in Texas, to its network.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has launched a mobile communication application that will connect providers and staff members across multiple departments and six campuses.
Data and analytics tools are seen as a means to improve efficiency and quality in healthcare, yet only a small fraction of those in the industry are using these capabilities to their fullest potential, according to new research from KPMG a New York City-based audit, tax and advisory firm.
Lest people think Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) were not serious in their stated efforts to improve EHR usability, the two have started a workgroup aiming to do just that.
Duke University has received $9.75 million in gifts and matching funds to support an initiative that focuses on making sense of big data in several sectors, including healthcare.
Patient portals could widen health disparities by race, education, and health literacy, according to the findings of a recent study.
Data analytics is top of mind for CIOs, IT directors, and other tech stakeholders in healthcare, according to the findings of a recent survey.
A new clinical trial is aiming to find out if a doctor in New York City can effectively perform long-distance, telerobotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago.
U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) have reintroduced a bill that aims to boost innovation in health IT by exempting low-risk medical software and mobile apps from regulatory oversight.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could implement electronically readable cards for beneficiaries and providers for a number of reasons, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).