RegionalCare Hospital Partners, based in Brentwood, Tenn., is partnering with the Emeryville, Calif.-based vendor RelayHealth to make patient records unified across its organizations.
Insurance commissioners from multiple states are teaming up to investigate the massive data breach of health insurer Premera.
On Thursday morning, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would permanently repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, which governs how physicians are reimbursed for Medicare.
On March 24, Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) reintroduced legislation that calls for an integrated electronic health record (iEHR) for military members and veterans, with $50 million going to the creator of the system.
Boston Children’s Hospital had a throwback week, going back to a paper-based system thanks to its electronic medical record (EMR) system shutting down for a few days.
Humana, a Louisville, Ky.-based payer, is forming two offshoot companies focused in advancing population health management initiatives for providers.
Premier senior vice president for public affairs Blair Childs calls the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network worthy of support
The Arkansas House of Representatives has rejected a bill that would have allowed telemedicine companies to offer video-based care to state residents.
CommonWell Health Alliance, a nonprofit trade group comprised of major electronic health record (EHR) vendors trying to create a national health identifier, has named Jitin Asnaani its founding executive director.
Bloomberg Philanthropies, a foundation created by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and the Australian government, are launching a $100 million initiative aimed to improve public health data collection in 20 low- and middle-income countries.
Nearly half (46 percent) healthcare professionals say that they will introduce mobile apps to their practice in the next five year, according to the Plano, Tex.-based Research Now Group.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has announced its investing in Health Fidelity, a San Mateo, Calif.-based company which produces analytics-based dashboards and other technologies that calculate risk for value-based healthcare initiatives.
Although physician practices are participating in new value-based healthcare payment models, they need help with successfully managing increasing amounts of data and figuring out how to respond to the diversity of programs and quality metrics from different payers, according to new research.
Cerner, Allscripts, and CPSI were the top ranked vendors in a survey of electronic health record (EHR) end users from Black Book Market Research.
A government agency warned health insurer Premera that its data protection practices were not up to industry standards right before it was victimized by a major cyber attack.