The Health Care Cost Institute, a non-profit organization based in Washington D.C., launched a consumer-focused website that lists pricing information for common health conditions and services using claims data from multiple payers.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced that it supports Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)’ decision to extend the deadline for eligible providers to attest to meaningful use, but concerns still remain.
Of the approximately 1,500 test claims received by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) during ICD-10 testing week, 81 percent were accepted, CMS announced.
Cerner, the large Kansas City-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, is offering voluntary buyouts to certain employees whose age and years of service total 65.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is giving Medicare-eligible professionals a few extra weeks to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 2014 reporting year.
Stiffer competition between key vendors is causing a growing number of providers to be undecided about which electronic medical record (EMR) to purchase, according to a new report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS research.
A recent report from NextGov indicates that the Pentagon has whittled down the contenders for the Department of Defense's mega electronic health record (EHR) contract, valued at approximately $11 billion, to three teams.
A recent research report on data breaches in healthcare indicates that the hack of Anthem could end up costing more than a billion.
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT has released a resource guide to help providers with electronic prescribing.
Medical identity theft is on the rise, according to a new research study conducted by the Traverse City, Mich.-based Ponemon Institute, with incidents having risen 21.7 percent in one year.
The Geisinger Health System Foundation Board of Directors has announced that David T. Feinberg, M.D., will be the organization's new president and CEO, effective May 1, 2015.
Black Book, a research firm based in Clearwater, Fla., found that most small offices and physician practices in a large health system buy directly from the CIO of their flagship hospital and felt obligated to do so, fearing financial consequences if they declined.
Mobile devices featuring decision support tools may hold the key to getting more nurses to diagnose patients with chronic health issues such as obesity, smoking, and depression, according to a study from Columbia University School of Nursing.
The Calif.-based Stanford Health Care’s Cancer Center and the Corvallis, Ore.-based Samaritan Health Services are using telemedicine technology to allow local oncologists and other clinicians to connect to present complex or rare cancer cases and discuss treatment options and plans.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has named Dr. Halee S. Fischer-Wright, M.D., its new president and CEO, effective March 23.