In the latest report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research, healthcare organizations revealed that for healthcare providers, it is easier to access data and modify electronic medical records (EMRs) that have mainstream technologies in their cores.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Foundation, a Reston, Va.-based nonprofit focused on healthcare information exchange (HIE), has released a four-pronged health IT roadmap.
Cerner, the Kansas City-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, is teaming with Cambridge, Mass.-based Claritas Genomics, a clinical genetic diagnostic testing company, to integrate personalized medicine technology into clinical practice.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Healthcare Alliance has added seven new members to its Bundled Payment Collaborative, which now includes 17 healthcare provider systems with more than 45 hospitals across the country.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has announced that four hospitals in the Bon Secours Health System, located throughout Virginia, have received the acute care Stage 7 award.
Vendome Group, LLC, the parent company for Healthcare Informatics, has acquired the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (IHT2), which produces health IT-focused events that bring together private and public sector leaders.
A large-scale multi-center study of the effects of use of telemedicine in the intensive care unit for adult care showed significant improvements in patient care and lower costs.
A former employee at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC) McKeesport hospital viewed the protected health information (PHI) of nearly 1,300 patients, the health system recently announced.
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has introduced a bill that would boost and promote the use of wireless health technologies to improve care and lower costs. The bill was referred to a committee, which will consider it before possibly passing it on to the House or Senate for a vote.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based Carolinas HealthCare System has announced that it has developed and adopted several capabilities that integrate data analytics for evidenced-based population health management, individualized patient care, and predictive data modeling.
The number of vendors exhibiting at the RSNA Conference was virtually unchanged from last year, but vendors are exhibiting in a smaller space overall
Uwe Reinhardt, renowned commenter and researcher, says information technology could remove what he says is the "shroud of secrecy" associated with private healthcare costs.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), and DirectTrust.org are partnering together to further nationwide direct messaging and health information exchange (HIE), the organizations announced this week.
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers have collected and digitized all weekly surveillance reports for reportable diseases in the United States going back more than 125 years.
U.S. adults living with chronic conditions are increasingly looking online for health information, but the majority of them are still fact-checking that information with a medical professional, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center and the California HealthCare Foundation.