On April 20, the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System opened its Precision Health Center, a 14,000-square-foot, $562,000 facility that will serve as the primary location for Geisinger research in northeastern Pennsylvania.
In five years, more than 78 million people will be using home health technologies, such as remote health monitoring devices, according to a new market research report.
A study on the Medicare Pioneer Care Organizations (ACOs) showed that while the program achieved a savings of $118 million in its first year, adjustments are necessary for its success going going forward.
The market for electronic medical records (EMRs) reached $24.9 billion last year, according to market researcher Kalorama Information.
Last week during the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) published a revised version of its “Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information.”
The editors of Healthcare Informatics will be hosting their third tweet chat on Monday April 27 at 1:30 pm. The tweet chat will be a review of all things HIMSS15.
Kaiser Permanente, the well-known, Oakland, Calif.-based integrated healthcare system, is opening an IT campus in midtown Atlanta, Ga., which will create approximately 900 jobs.
The telehealth industry is maturing, evolving rapidly from specialty to mainstream status, according to a recent report from REACH health, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based technology company specializing in telemedicine solutions.
Like restaurants, hotels, and movies, hospitals will be judged prominently on a star-rating system, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) latest announcement.
The era of clinical genomics is upon us. In yesterday's compelling HIMSS15 E-Session, the question was raised: What will it take for hospitals and physicians to be ready?
Elekta introduced Elekta Healthcare Analytics, a solution for accelerating data analysis for clinical and operational decision-making, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s 2015 conference (HIMSS15).
Partners HealthCare announced a new partnership with Samsung Electronics at HIMSS15 to develop new personalized digital and mobile solutions for health and wellness.
TigerText announced the launch of TigerText for the Apple Watch, a secure enterprise messaging app that allows users to securely send and receive messages to anyone within their organization in a hands-free fashion.
IDC Health Insights estimates an annual growth rate of 8-11% in the analytics market--placing analytics among one of the top areas of spending growth in healthcare in this decade.
In the HIMSS15 E-Session, Managing Patient Information during a Mass Casualty Incident, Jonathan Teich and Adam Landman discuss the importance of information technology when handling MCIs--based on what they learned at Brigham and Women's Hospital after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.