Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has named a new member to the Health Information Technology Policy Committee (HITPC) and renewed appointments for three members of the Health IT Standards Committee (HITSC).
Miami, Fla.-based Jessie Trice Community Health Center has notified approximately 8,000 patients that their personal information could be compromised following an identity theft criminal operation.
Cerner, the Kansas City-based electronic health record (EHR) developer, is offering free CommonWell Health services to its clients for three years, CEO Neal Patterson announced in a blog post.
Staff shortages in healthcare settings are driving and will continue to drive the burgeoning patient monitoring device market, according to a report from Kalorama Information.
As they become more familiar with ICD-10, healthcare executives recognize the long-term benefits of the updated code set and plan to use it for quality improvement and performance measurement, according to a new survey by the Chicago-based American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and eHealth Initiative (eHI).
The Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced this week that it has successfully connected its Epic electronic health record (EHR)-developed Rheumatology app, using international draft standards, to the Cerner Corporation EHR framework.
Data from electronic health records (EHRs) has long been used to identify trends among patients, but a new study from a University of Michigan professor has found that found that EHRs can also be used to link patient outcomes with individual providers.
Hospitals that are financially struggling are blaming investments into electronic health records (EHRs), health information exchange (HIEs) tools, and patient portals as to why they can’t upgrade revenue cycle software, according to a new survey.
Health insurer Highmark has announced that it will become the first health insurer in the country to offer teledermatology as a covered benefit, starting Jan. 1, 2015.
A new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) looks at two case studies of communities that have made significant investments to support accountable care in their transition away from the fee-for-service system.
Buried within a 1,185 page rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on payments to physicians is an indication that the agency is expanding reimbursement for telemedicine.
Social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have the potential to help curb the spread of HIV, according to recent analysis in the journal Trends in Microbiology.
Doctors who use electronic health records (EHRs) are more likely to spend time on administrative work than those who do not. That was one of the key findings of a study from researchers at the City University of New York and Harvard Medical School.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has funded a study to investigate the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) and meaningful use criteria on emergency department workflow at two New York City hospitals.
Despite significant progress in electronic health record (EHR) adoption, the road is still paved with pitfalls for many providers, according to new analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan.