OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, based in Columbus, has been awarded with Stage 7 EMRAM designation by HIMSS Analytics.
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted new ethical guidance to help clarify physicians’ fundamental ethical responsibilities when interacting with patients and providing care through telemedicine technologies and services.
After the ICD-10 go-live on Oct. 1, many providers, in the weeks that followed, reported only minimal disruptions. Now, seven months after ICD-10 implementation, the results of a new survey of coding professionals indicates there was a decrease in productivity.
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) has awarded $3 million in grants to drive community-level collaboration among healthcare providers using innovative technologies, such as electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchanges.
The United Network for Organ Sharing, representing the U.S. transplant system, announced an initiative to use electronic data exchange capabilities and new data tools to speed up the organ matching and donation process.
The U.S. State Department has issued a request for information for project management support services as it looks to deploy a commercial off-the-shelf ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) at U.S. diplomatic missions worldwide.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has recently published two reports on health IT safety as the agency continues to make strides towards the optimization of the safety and safe use of electronic health records (EHRs).
The American Diabetes Association and IBM Watson Health are teaming up to leverage the cognitive computing power of Watson and the association’s repository of diabetes clinical and research data to improve chronic disease management.
Colorado has become the 17th state to enact the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact when legislation was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 8.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its awarding up to $10 million over the next three years to organizations providing assistance to clinicians in the transition to the new quality payment system outlined under MACRA.
As blood testing startup Theranos faces possible federal sanctions, Walgreens announced it has terminated its relationship with the company, and is closing operations at all Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona.
According to a Black Book survey of 1,300 physician groups of five or fewer clinicians, more than two-thirds (67 percent) of high Medicare-volume doctors foresee the end of their independence due to the physician payment changes that will take place under MACRA
A new report indicates that the U.S. healthcare system does well when it comes to patient access to healthcare and connected care technology adoption, yet lags with regard to healthcare integration.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released draft guidance clarifying that device manufacturers may share patient-specific information from medical devices with patients when the patients request it.
The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved for Senate consideration a bipartisan spending bill that, while increasing funding for healthcare research and programs to combat the opioid abuse crisis, cuts or maintains funding for health IT-related agencies.