Five Republican Senators wrote a blog this week, railing on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) for the lack of interoperable, usable electronic health records (EHRs) derived from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
Nearly 100 physician groups representing state and specialty medical societies have written a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding ICD-10 concerns that the groups say the agency has not addressed.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) has released a white paper to help small providers with ICD-10 testing.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is launching a big data portal this week that aims to help Alzheimer's researchers develop new treatments for the disease
Just 36 percent of healthcare organizations said that within their entity, security and compliance policies are at most only moderately enforced, according to a survey from the Morristown, N.J.-based health information service provider (HISP) DataMotion.
The Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA), a Chicago-based trade organization comprised of EHR vendors, is creating a workgroup focused on healthcare delivery system reform.
Precision medicine is all the rage, with the Chicago-based electronic health record (EHR) system vendor, Allscripts being the latest company to dip its toes in genomics.
There is a growing demand among tech-savvy seniors who want to access healthcare services from home, but the majority of them don’t think that today’s technology is sufficient enough to do so, according to a new survey from the New York-based research firm, Accenture.
A cybersecurity firm in Virginia has connected the massive hack of health insurer Anthem to Chinese government-sponsored researchers, according to a report from the Washington Post.
The use of clinical decision support alerts by hospitals can increase interventions without improving care, reveals the results of a recently published study by Yale researchers.
Only 21 percent of physicians feel they are currently on track with ICD-10 preparation efforts, according to a new survey from the Duluth, Ga.-based healthcare billing and payment solutions vendor Navicure.
Merge Healthcare, a Chicago-based imaging vendor, has dipped its toe in the acquisition pool, grabbing San Diego-based DR Systems for $70 million.
Only six months live and one million patient records secured by the MetroChicago Health Information Exchange (HIE).
Reliability, more than cost, is most important to healthcare organizations when choosing a cloud provider, according to a new survey from the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based vendor CDW.
A telehealth initiative in Idaho providing mental health services to a remote population of at-risk patients is receiving a $100,000 grant from Premier Inc., the Charlotte, N.C.-based healthcare alliance.