On Feb. 6, the National Association of ACOs, the nationwide group advocating on behalf of the leaders of ACOs, sent a 36-page letter to CMS, proposing major changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program
The Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has announced that its network has experienced triple digit growth in 2014.
The hack of Anthem, which affected 80 million people, is suspected to be the work of Chinese data thefts, according to a report in The Washington Post.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is in a giving mood this week. First its health information exchange (HIE) and now it’s the health IT workforce and innovation.
Three ambulatory clinics from Winona Health, nestled in Winona, Minn., have been honored with the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
Anthem, a large Indianapolis-based payer, suffered a massive hack of its IT systems that exposed the personal data of approximately 80 million customers.
The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) has created a trust bundle which will aim to help create a more interoperable patient-mediated exchange, according to an announcement from NATE.
A research effort predicting major growth for the hospital information systems (HIS) market is not a shocker, but a recent one from Frost & Sullivan says that most of the increasing revenue will go to non-clinical HIS segments.
Penalizing hospitals for high readmissions rates is not necessarily the path toward improved quality of care reveals a new study from the Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine and the American College of Surgeons.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a web portal for researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with a scientific interest in Down syndrome to access de-identified data from its Down syndrome registry.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have started a new project that will use big data and software to identify patients at risk of high-cholesterol disorder.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced this week they are investing $28 million into health information exchange (HIE).
Googling a patient will become commonplace and medical societies must provide guidelines for doctors on best practices, according to researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine.
The White House Administration has unveiled details about its precision medicine initiative, a $215 million investment in President Barack Obama’s nearly $4 trillion 2016 budget.
Cerner, the Kansas City-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, has announced that it has officially completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services.