CVS Health, based in Woonsocket, R.I., has released a suite of new digital tools to assist consumers with managing their health and increasing their medication adherence.
The Englewood, Colo.-based Centura Health has been named a 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient for its use of IT to reduce hospitalizations associated with chronic disease management.
The American Medical Association’s (AMA) policy-making House of Delegates at its interim meeting yesterday adopted a number of health IT-related policies, including a policy aimed at streamlining meaningful use requirements.
In a letter to CMS, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has urged policymakers to streamline the meaningful use program and reduce the reporting burden on providers by better aligning quality measures.
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a bundled payment model for hip and knee replacements that will enable Medicare providers to use telemedicine services more extensively.
A review of the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX), a program to help healthcare organizations collect and share cyber threat information, found that participation, so far, has been low and there are significant gaps in the collection and usability of cyber threat information.
Providers around the globe are continuing to adopt electronic medical record (EMR) technology at a rapid rate, with Cerner and InterSystems standing out as the top-performing fully rated multiregional vendors, according to a new report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research.
HealthMyne, a Madison-Wis.-based imaging informatics company, is working with Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its imaging analytics platform with electronic health record (EHR) data.
Two-thirds of hospitals and health systems have deployed remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions in their organizations, according to research from Menlo Park, Calif.-based Spyglass Consulting Group.
A Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal 2016 appropriations bill that passed the Senate last week, H.R. 2029, included language that addresses the VA’s electronic health record (EHR) system and the progress the agency is making towards interoperability.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) has granted full accreditation status to two beta test participants, Alpha II, LLC and FIGmd, Inc., for its Data Registry Accreditation Program (DRAP).
The HIMSS EHR Association (EHRA) has provided some more clarification on its position regarding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) report on information blocking that it released this past April.
Kaufman, Texas-based Children’s Medical Clinics of East Texas has notified families of patients that an employee improperly accessed patient health information, according to a breach notification letter posted on the clinic’s website.
As part of its Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) announced in January 2015, the White House’s interagency agency working group has developed privacy and trust principles for activities within the agenda.
According to a Nov. 11 report online at AuntMinnie.com, CMS has postponed its January 1, 2017 deadline for physicians to use clinical decision support software when ordering diagnostic imaging tests