News reports cite the concerns of data privacy advocates over the long-term retention of consumers’ personal data in the database supporting HealthCare.gov
The Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center (WMC) Health Network and Andover, Mass.-based imaging specialist Philips are partnering up with the aim to improve healthcare for millions of patients across New York’s Hudson Valley.
Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins is planning on doubling the fines for breaches of patients’ medical records, as well as making it easier to prosecute offenders, according to multiple Canadian news media reports.
The Bethesda, Md.-based Aledade, a healthcare technology company started by Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the former National Coordinator for Health IT, has raised $30 million in venture capital funding with the aim to fuel accountable care organization (ACO) growth.
Healthcare information technologies are leading to a drop in medical inflation, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Health Research Institute.
The Cleveland Clinic is now offering an online service, available 24 hours a day, for patients in Ohio to get an urgent care consult from a computer or mobile device.
The number of electronic health record (EHR) buyers who are looking to replace their systems has increased by 59 percent since 2014, according to new research from the Austin, Tx.-based EHR comparison site Software Advice.
Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital recently reported that important data on sleep disorders could be found in the Twittersphere.
There are "systematic differences" between providers who participated in Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs early and consistently from those who did not, which could lead to disparities in patient care, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medical College.
Nearly all nurses own a smartphone, and 88 percent of them use their smartphone apps in their daily nursing work, according to a new survey from Boston-based mobile technology company InCrowd.
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has expressed displeasure towards the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) recent final ruling on accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).
The Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held its first hearing this week on improving the meaningful use program and overall adoption of electronic health records (EHRs).
A pair of direct-to-consumer telehealth companies are entangled in a legal mess, with Boston-based American Well suing Dallas-based Teladoc over patent infringement.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is seeking a two-year ICD-10 grace period for physicians to avoid financial penalties to facilitate a smoother transition to the new coding set, and is also requesting that the feds fix meaningful use before moving on to Stage 3.
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) is starting a grant program to increase health IT usage for improved care coordination within the state.