The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has launched a new toolkit designed for organizations that want to use Blue Button technology to help consumers get access to their digital health information.
The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City has launched the HSS Innovation Center, with the aim to identify and support medical and scientific technological breakthroughs in musculoskeletal care.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health (ONC) released a data brief this week that shows the long road ahead providers face in getting patients to access their record electronically.
Patients who visit the Louisville, Ky.-based Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital emergency department with a mental health or psychiatric condition will now be able to take advantage of KentuckyOne Health’s new telemedicine program which includes the expertise of professionals at Our Lady of Peace, a psychiatric hospital in the KentuckyOne system.
TriZetto Corp., the Englewood, Colo.-based care management, administration, and billing software vendor, is being bought by Cognizant, the Teaneck, N.J.-based consulting and business process outsourcing services company, for $2.7 billion in cash.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the latest advocacy group in health IT to share its displeasure with the full-year reporting requirement for Stage 2 of meaningful use.
A new survey of senior IT executives at some of the nation's largest health systems reveals that their top priority for IT infrastructure investment is analytics.
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined that the transition to ICD-10 could cause complications in hospital safety assessments.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has recognized two hospitals the Naples Community Hospital (NCH) Healthcare System, in Naples, Fla., with its Stage 7 Award.
Epic Systems (Verona, Wisc.) is hiring a lobbyist firm, Card & Associates, in an attempt to improve its image to members of Congress, Modern Healthcare first reported.
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has released two reports—with uneven results— grading each state on an A-to-F scale based on telemedicine reimbursement and physician practice standards.
HCI is teaming with CHIME to host a “Tweet Chat” for those who want a better understanding of the meaningful use regulatory demands from the federal government.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalized a new release of the current 2014 Edition electronic health record (EHR) certification criteria, aiming to make it easier for health IT developers, providers, and consumers.
On Tuesday Sept. 9, Apple launched its long-awaited Apple Watch device, which will aim to better monitor consumers’ health by collecting data and sharing it with providers.
Accountable care programs and initiatives are forming across the globe, but most are still in the early stages of development, a new research article reveals.