Orleans Medical Clinic located in southern Indiana reported that it was recently the victim of a hacking incident of its network server resulting in inappropriate access to the protected health information about 6,800 patients.
Patients receiving healthcare services in team-based practices that integrated mental and physical healthcare services used fewer healthcare services, had lower total costs and better clinical outcomes, according to an Intermountain Healthcare study.
Very few physicians these days operate their practices without an electronic health record (EHR), but satisfaction levels with the technology have dropped some, according to Medscape’s EHR Report 2016.
athenahealth has acquired Austin-based care coordination platform Patient IO (officially known as Filament Labs, Inc.) and the mobile solution will form the basis for athenahealth’s patient-facing mobile app, athenaWell.
St. Jude Medical, a Minnesota-based global medical device manufacturer, saw its shares drop last week after a Muddy Waters Capital report noted demonstrations of cyber attacks to two of the company’s cardiac devices.
OCHIN, an Oregon-based nonprofit health IT services organization, has launched a real-time data aggregation system that it says allows healthcare organizations to enhance care delivery and improve business operations.
The global healthcare IT solutions market will be worth $228.79 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13.4 percent, according to a forecast by India-based market research firm MarketsandMarkets.
Portland-based MaineHealth has hired Marcy Dunn, currently of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, as its new CIO and senior vice president.
Employees with the most access to high value information assets continue to be a serious insider risk, according to a Ponemon Institute study, and healthcare organizations need to ensure their governance processes decrease the risk of privileged user abuse.
Nashville, Tenn. very well could become the next big health IT “hub” in the U.S., according to a new analysis from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program.
As the number of patients with Zika virus grows—2,260 confirmed cases in the U.S. according to the CDC—Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine has opened a multidisciplinary Zika virus center with resources dedicated to caring for patients with the virus.
Mount Sinai’s Department of Pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine has established the Center for Computational and Systems Pathology, with the goal to more accurately classify diseases and guide treatment using computer vision and machine learning techniques.
Memorial Health Care Systems (MHCS) has partnered with Lincoln, Neb.-based Bryan Health to launch Memorial eVisit, a virtual care platform to provide healthcare services to rural Nebraska patients.
A penetration test of data centers operated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found vulnerabilities in security controls over its wireless networks.
Although imaging has now evolved into a core responsibility for an organization’s IT staff, more than half of responding CIOs said they cannot yet move imaging data between systems and applications, according to a new survey of CHIME members.