Researchers in Boston recently determined that automated analysis of vital signs in a patient being transported to a trauma center could speed up diagnosis and potentially save their lives.
In a sign of ongoing consolidation in the imaging informatics market, Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced on May 13 that it was acquiring vendor-neutral archive (VNA) software firm TeraMedica
A clinical decision support alert can significantly increase the rate of patients that are vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a recent research study.
The upcoming year might be the breakthrough year for wearables, in which they begin to achieve the mass market acceptance that has long been expected, according to a report from market researcher Visiongain.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has announced the six winners of its inaugural ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge, which aims to bring together healthcare organizations and innovative companies through pilot funding awards and facilitated matchmaking.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee released an updated version of the 21st Century Cures Act this week, which includes specific language on the interoperability of EHRs and telehealth coverage. Health IT stakeholders have begun to share their reactions to the proposed legislation.
The San Diego-based Scripps Health and Sharp Healthcare are beginning full participation in the San Diego Health Connect, a regional health information exchange (HIE) that now facilitates the data exchange of more than 2.7 million San Diego County residents.
The Auburn, Mass.-based Grove Medical Associates has been named a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient by the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Ambulatory providers that electronically prescribe (e-prescribe) medication within their electronic health record (EHR) are at a reduced risk for having an adverse drug event (ADE) among diabetes patients, according to new research.
On Monday, the New York City-based KPMG announced that it had completed the acquisition of the Massachusetts-based Beacon Partners
In 2014, Medicare telemedicine reimbursement totaled $13.9 million, a number that has steadily increased since 2008, according to the Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and eHealth Law (CTeL).
HealthPort, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based data security vendor, has merged with IOD, a Green Bay, Wisc.-based health information management and coding company.
Despite the fact that pediatric electronic health records (EHRs) need to be designed with specific functionalities to support the work of children health care providers, vendors are paralyzed by meaningful use requirements.
As the healthcare industry continues to deal with the pressures involved with the switch from volume to value, a new cadre of executives, chief experience officers (CXOs), is gaining prominence, according to a recent survey from the Experience Innovation Network, the research division of the San Jose, Calif.-based Vocera Communications.
The Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare and the Department of Defense (DoD) are now able to securely share electronic patient health information across the nation using the eHealth Exchange, Sentara recently announced.