The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $100 million in grants to 1,304 health centers to invest in healthcare quality improvement efforts that engages patients and improves care coordination.
Cleveland-based University Hospitals (UH) has hired Joy Grosser as chief information officer. She will join UH Sept. 12 after serving as vice president and CIO at 17-hospital UnityPoint Health in West Des Moines, Iowa, for six years.
Five University of Maryland Medical System hospitals have achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption Model, or EMRAM, as designated by HIMSS Analytics.
The Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics is piloting the use of FHIR to merge data from individual electronic medical records (EMRs) with those stored in the Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC).
EHRs have been known to frustrate physicians, and a recent commentary from practitioners in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) further clarifies what about the technology aggravates doctors so much.
Walgreens has partnered with HealthPrize Technologies to offer a digital patient engagement and medication adherence platform for patients filling certain brand-name prescriptions on the Walgreens website.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a final order resolving it’s complaint against electronic health records (EHR) vendor Practice Fusion following charges that the company misled consumers about the privacy of the information it collected.
A new application programming interface (API) that aims to aid health systems, labs and software developers to accelerate apps focused on precision medicine has been launched by Bellevue, Wash.-based Translational Software.
While digital health technology has been advocated as a tool to improve healthcare quality and cost, a study by Boston-based Partners Healthcare finds low use rates of digital health tools among seniors.
Eighty-five percent of survey respondents report that cybersecurity efforts within their organization were elevated as a business priority during the past year, according to new research from HIMSS North America.
Phoenix-based Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants is notifying 882,592 patients and all current and former employees and providers about an information security incident due to a third party possibly gaining unauthorized access to its computer systems.
Get Real Health, creator of the patient engagement platform InstantPHR, has partnered with ADVault Inc., developer of MyDirectives, an app that lets consumers place critical emergency health information on their iPhone.
CommonWell Health Alliance announced that three new general members have joined its effort to enhance nationwide health data exchange.
Computers, not pathologists, can prove to be more accurate when it comes to assessing slides of lung cancer tissues, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
New research released from Xerox shows large disconnects between patients and the healthcare professionals providing and insuring their care.