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.
Key leaders in the House and Senate have introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would permanently repeal the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and consolidate several government-based quality reporting programs, including meaningful use.
The benefits of health information exchange (HIE) have not yet been realized, according to a recent assessment from researchers at the School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) have just completed a project that developed five connections to transmit health data from the hospital to the Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE).
Many health system chief financial officers (CFOs) define the risk- adjusted return on their electronic health record (EHR) investments as less than acceptable, or never expected a return in the first place, according to a recent survey from the Campbell, Calif.-based SCI Solutions.
Cerner, the large electronic health record (EHR) vendor based in Kansas City, Mo., responded to comments made by its chief rival, Epic Systems (Verona, Wisc.), during a hearing on health IT about the trade group, of which the former is heavily involved.
A massive data breach has hit the healthcare industry once again. Premera Blue Cross, a Mountlake Terrace, Wash.-based health insurer, has acknowledged that it was victim of a cyber attack that could affect 11 million of its customers.
The College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based advocacy group, is putting up $1 million to challenge innovators to create a solution that accurately matches patients with their healthcare information.
Patient data at the University of Southern California's (USC) Keck Medicine in Los Angeles is stored under lock and key, where cybersecurity is never compromised, according to a recent news story from the university.
Nearly 80 New York-based tech CEOs threw their support behind the Statewide Health Information Network (SHIN-NY), the statewide health information exchange (HIE) in New York.
The New York City-based Mount Sinai Heath System has announced the launch of various telehealth initiatives, aiming to improve care without having patients set foot in a doctor’s office.