A new report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research indicates that most providers will be looking to niche vendors, and a best-of-breed integrated mentality, to comply with the IT demands of a value-based payment model.
The Laurel, Md.-based MedPeds has been named a 2013 Ambulatory HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence winner, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced.
A good chunk of hospital executives have no plans to implement an accountable care oraganization (ACO)-like model in the near future, a recent survey from Purdue Healthcare Advisors, a non-profit health-care consulting organization, revealed.
The Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke's University Health Network has elected to partner with the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority to connect the organization’s health information exchange (HIE), eVantageHealth, to others statewide.
A telehealth pilot program at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) found that the great majority of pediatric obesity patients—approximately 80 percent—were satisfied with their telehealth appointment.
A flash drive went missing at Kaiser Permanente’s Anaheim Medical Center in Orange County, Calif., prompting the Oakland-based healthcare giant to notify 49,000 patients whose data was stored on the device. Meanwhile, a stolen laptop at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's (BCBSNJ) headquarters may have affected 839,711 members.
Four locations across the country have been selected by CommonWell Health Alliance, a health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort, to test initial interoperability services from the collaborative.
Epic Systems, a Verona, Wisc.-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, is being sued by a former employee for unpaid overtime, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.
The Northern, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the Cincinnati, Ohio-based TriHealth have signed a letter of intent to establish Healthcare Solutions Network, a regional health organization designed with the goal to enable the two organizations to deliver better health, better patient experiences, and lower costs.
Research firm Frost & Sullivan has listed mHealth as the top area of growth for the global healthcare market in 2014 as beyond, as indicated by a survey involving 1,835 executives in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Two statewide health information exchanges (HIEs), from Missouri and Illinois, have signed a data-sharing agreement, allowing patient information to cross state lines.
Patients around the world are optimistic about technology innovations advancing healthcare, are willing to participate in virtual healthcare visits with their doctor, and would use health sensors in their bodies and even their toilets, according to a new study commissioned by the Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corporation.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has announced that Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has received the acute care Stage 7 award. The award represents attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has sent a letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in an effort to initiate end-to-end ICD-10 testing with physician practices.
Despite some initial effusion over an announcement made on Dec. 6 by CMS, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based CHIME released a statement on Friday evening indicating that much of what was initially reported in the healthcare industry was not quite accurate.