McKesson, the large San Francisco-based healthcare technology vendor, announced this week it is getting out of the care management software business.
Clinical decision support tools can lead to a reduction in the ordering of inappropriate advanced imaging tests, according to new research from the RAND Corporation. The tools just need to improve.
Teladoc, a Dallas-based provider of telemedicine services, is declaring victory against the Texas Medical Board, after a federal court temporarily halted a rule that would have made it harder for Texans to use the technology.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a trove of Medicare data this week at the annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C. in what has become a yearly ritual for the agency.
The average total cost of a data breach on an organization is $3.8 million, representing a 23 percent increase since 2013, according to a new report from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM.
This week, CMS announced a proposed rule to better align the regulations governing Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program to make them more consistent with the federal rule governing other insurance plans
A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would allow veterans affairs (VA) health professionals, including contractors, to practice telemedicine across state borders.
In what has become an alarming trend, another healthcare organization suffered a major breach in cyber security. Beacon Health System, in South Bend, Ind., suffered from what it says was a “sophisticated’ phishing attack from November of 2013 to January of this year.
Providers treating patients through direct-to-consumer telehealth services were more likely to prescribe costly, antibiotic resistance medication than in-person doctors, according to the recent findings of a research study.
Healthcare Informatics’ annual list of the top 100 vendors in healthcare IT is returning, with some new elements being added to distinguish the top companies.
More than 50 percent of healthcare providers do not have a healthcare IT roadmap, although they acknowledge the role of digital health in enhancing healthcare efficiency, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
As the healthcare industry moves towards ICD-10 from ICD-9, researchers recently revealed that many emergency physicians may find trouble with reimbursement under the new code-set.
The clinical health IT market is expected to reach $19.7 billion in 2019, according to a recent report from BCC Research.
The northern Calif.-based Sutter Health has announced a collaboration with the Ridgefield, Conn.-based biopharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim that will explore and test the value of digital health solutions, mobile technologies, and insights from advanced data analytics in the delivery of healthcare.
Alere, a Waltham, Mass.-based diagnostics vendor, continues to sell off its analytics and population health products, unloading Alere Analytics to Lowell, Mass.-based Persivia.