The New Jersey statewide health information exchange (HIE) launched this week, according to the New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd.
Third-party accountable care organization (ACO) vendors are outperforming electronic medical record (EMR) vendors when it comes to meeting the needs of physician-led ACOs, according to the latest report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS research.
Geographic information systems (GIS) technology could improve the effectiveness of hospital patient transport services, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati.
The healthcare industry will become more consumer friendly, thanks in large part to technology giants like Google, Apple and Samsung, according to a new report from the Health Research Institute at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In light of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) releasing Medicare claims payment data this week, the Health Data Consortium (HDC), a non-profit advocacy and membership organization, is challenging developers to create consumer-focused apps from the dataset.
UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has launched a telemedicine program that will extend immediate access to UT Southwestern’s stroke care center during crucial time periods.
Funding in digital health continues to skyrocket, reaching new heights in Q1 of 2014, according to a new report from Rock Health, a company that provides funding and full-service support to start-up companies.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Healthcare Alliance are teaming up to develop population health management technology for non-profit hospitals.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released data that reveals Medicare claims payments to providers this week, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced.
DirectTrust, a non-profit trade alliance which aims to advance the exchange of health information via the Direct protocol, is continuing its cooperative agreement with the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT for a second full year.
The one-year extension of the deadline for hospitals and payers to transition to ICD-10 is viewed as a positive credit development for not-for-profit hospitals, according to a report from Fitch Ratings, a New York City-based global rating agency.
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has issued a notice of a data breach that occurred when a laptop computer and flash drive containing the personal information of about 2,595 patients were stolen from an employee of the State Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman’s Office.
Healthcare IT vendors, the time has come to submit your company’s revenue information to the Healthcare Informatics 100. We are taking submissions for the 2014 Healthcare Informatics 100 until April 18. Don’t miss out.
Satisfaction is up among primary care physician electronic health record (EHR) users, according to a recent survey from the New York-based Black Book Market Research's Black Book Rankings.
The New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City have launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator, a program that is aiming to make New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry.