Digital health device owners are five times more likely to regularly use a patient portal to access personal health information than non-device owners, according to research from Parks Associates, which indicates that device ownership can be a driver for online engagement.
The massive U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) electronic health record (EHR) contract that was awarded in July to a team led by Cerner Corp. will create a new benchmark for ROI in the market for EHRs in large healthcare systems, according to recent analysis from IDC Health Insights.
Seventy percent of responding College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) members say that projects that will help them realize the value of their electronic health record (EHR) will be a top priority in the next year, according to a new survey from Impact Advisors.
An Indiana-based radiation oncology practice, Cancer Care Group, P.C., agreed to pay $750,000 in potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules stemming from a 2012 data breach.
Customer relationship management company Salesforce has introduced a new healthcare platform, with the aim to help healthcare providers go beyond health records and build stronger relationships with patients.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has terminated the certifications of two electronic health record (EHR) products, previously certified as products that may be used as part of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
The Los Angeles-based UCLA Health System has been hacked again, just recently announcing that it is sending notification letters to 1,242 individuals about the theft of a laptop computer containing patient information.
Healthcare organizations are overwhelmingly optimistic about being ready for the Oct. 1, 2015 ICD-10 transition date, yet only 43 percent feel they are currently on track with their preparation, according to the fourth ICD-10 research study from the Duluth, Ga.-based Navicure and Porter Research.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced another successful round of week-long ICD-10 end-to-end testing.
After pushing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) to publish final rule for the modifications to the meaningful use program from 2015-2017, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is now asking the feds to extend the 2015 reporting period into the first quarter of 2016.
Despite the public at times thinking otherwise, no single health IT vendor has outright dominated the electronic medical record (EMR) market, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information.
Electronic triggers designed to search for key data in electronic health records (EHRs) were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say that their organizations have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet, or other cyber attack during the past two years, and only half feel that they are adequately prepared in preventing attacks, according to a new survey from New York City-based KPMG.
CVS Health is partnering with three proven telemedicine companies to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth providers, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can collaborate to improve patient care.
In total, 353 Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs) generated more than $411 million in net savings in 2014, although many of those ACO organizations did not generate enough savings to receive bonuses, according to an Aug. 25 announcement from CMS.