Employees at the Verona, Wis.-based vendor Epic Systems were initially taken aback that it was Cerner Corp. that was granted the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) electronic health record (EHR) contract, according to a report from The Capital Times, a Madison, Wis.-based publication.
Several healthcare stakeholder organizations have written a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) urging the department to publish the final rule for the modifications to the meaningful use program from 2015-2017.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinics have been awarded Stage 7 Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) designation by HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
Former CIO Gretchen Tegethoff will help lead and promote CHIME’s for-profit vendor-partnering entity
The Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM and CVS Health are partnering to use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing to improve care management services for patients with chronic disease.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is backing new legislation introduced intro Congress that aims to address many of the problems U.S. physicians have with the meaningful use program.
The winner of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) massive Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) electronic health record (EHR) contract is a team headed by the Kansas-City based EHR vendor Cerner Corp., according to a report in the Washington Post.
After averaging a relatively low 4.0 percent between 2008 and 2013, U.S. national healthcare spending is now projected to have grown 5.5 percent, and to have reached $3.1 trillion in 2014, according to actuaries for the Medicare program, in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Cleveland-based MetroHealth System has announced that it has reached its 2.5 millionth health information exchange (HIE) since it began exchanging records with other healthcare organizations in 2010.
As news media reports indicated that the Department of Defense would announce its awarding of an EHR contract worth $10.5 billion late Wednesday afternoon, critics tell mainstream media reporters they are skeptical
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced that it is awarding $38 million in funding to 20 entities to help build on three health IT programs centered on interoperability, population health, and workforce training.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided more clarification related to its July 6 joint announcement with the American Medical Association (AMA) regarding ICD-10 flexibilities.
Boston-based telehealth service provider American Well is set to launch online telehealth "exchanges," where patients can search for physicians able to provide immediate online consultations or in-office visits on short notice.
A recent survey from the Dallas-based consumer health engagement company HealthMineof 1,200 consumers found that 41 percent have never heard of telemedicine.
After much negotiating, the Indianapolis-based health insurer Anthem has struck a deal to acquire Cigna for $54.2 billion, the largest transaction of its type in the history of U.S. health insurance.