House Republicans are planning to get an Affordable Care Act repeal bill on President-elect Trump's desk by Feb. 20, while the administration moves forward with executive actions to start unwinding the ACA on day one, according to a report from The Hill.
The Health Information Exchange of New York (Hixny) has added the University of Vermont Medical Center to its health information exchange network to enable the exchange of patient health data across state lines.
More than half of consumers, 57 percent, with contact experience to hospital, physician or ancillary provider's technology this past year report being skeptical of the overall benefits of health information technologies mainly because of a perceived lack of privacy protection by providers, according to a Black Book survey.
San Francisco-based fitness wearables maker Fitbit has announced that it is integrating its Fitbit Charge 2 fitness tracker product into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion wellness program, powered by Qualcomm Life, Inc.
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Top health system leaders met with President-Elect Trump on Wednesday to discuss care delivery reforms and other pressing healthcare issues, according to several media reports.
The Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has identified two vulnerabilities related to MACRA that the department says CMS must address.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued its finalized guidance for addressing cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices and offered recommendations to medical device manufacturers to maintain the security of internet-connected devices, such has pacemakers and insulin pumps.
A former patient at Concord-based New Hampshire Hospital, a state psychiatric facility, accessed personal files of up to 15,000 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) clients while working at a public computer in the organization’s library in 2015.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last week announced the selection of eight states for participation in a two-year Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration program designed to improve behavioral health services in various communities.
The Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced last week the recipients of the inaugural HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.
Cleveland Clinic and IBM have announced a five-year agreement to work together to establish a model for a health system transition to value-based care and population health, and to uncover potential standards that could be replicated by providers nationwide.
Eight more health systems have now gone live with Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS), which aims to give healthcare providers fast and easy access to clinical records and historical patient visit locations.
Community Health Plan of Washington is sending letters to nearly 400,000 individuals following a data breach which exposed the personal information of current and former members.
CMS said there are approximately 171,000 eligible professionals (EPs) who are subject to a downward payment adjustment in 2017 under Medicare for failing to meet Meaningful Use requirements.