The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors has approved $56.7 million for four large patient-centered studies, and $9 million for PCORnet obesity studies.
With just over a month to go until the ICD-10 implementation deadline, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has released a checklist for provider organizations.
There appears to be a shift upward in physician experience across the large practice and clinic sector when it comes to electronic health record (EHR) satisfaction, according to an annual survey by Black Book Market Research.
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing have announced that protected health information from 1,622 households was exposed unintentionally during a recent mailing.
A telehealth program between Richmond, Va.-based Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital and VOX Telehealth in Princeton, N.J., has improved outcomes for participating patients with increased direct-to-home discharges, reduced length of stay, and improved patient experience, according to the organizations.
While smartphone apps and wearable sensors have the potential to help people make healthier lifestyle choices, evidence of these mHealth tools being effective for or reducing risk factors for heart disease and stroke is limited, according to new research.
The global healthcare and life sciences natural language processing (NLP) market is expected to grow from $1.1 billion this year to $2.67 billion in 2020, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.
Most physicians are embracing the notion that online reviews of healthcare professionals are here to stay, according to new research from online healthcare marketplace Vitals.
Researchers from Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have zeroed in on the potential benefits of allowing patients access to the notes their clinicians write after a visit.
A report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee has detailed details serious structural flaws at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and its operating divisions, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which have led to poor information security.
The U.S. Coast Guard has tapped the HealthShare health informatics platform from the Cambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems as it looks to have a comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) across the Coast Guard’s disparate systems.
Compared to five years ago, more physicians are reporting being dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their electronic health record (EHR) system, according to a physician-based survey from online resource organization AmericanEHR Partners and the American Medical Association (AMA).
The Bethesda, Md.-based Aledade, a healthcare technology company started by Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the former National Coordinator for Health IT, is looking to establish new accountable care organizations (ACOs) in seven states beginning in 2016.
Just 17 percent of surveyed healthcare providers said they are confident that the industry will meet the 10-year goal for nationwide interoperability, set last year by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
Web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare providers in the hospital setting have the potential to increase patient engagement and improve communication with clinicians, according a new study led by researchers at Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).