Longtime Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff, M.D., recently chatted with Healthcare Informatics about all things interoperability, including the different types of data exchange that exist today, the greatest barriers, and pending regulations.
Flagler Hospital physician IT leaders are leveraging an AI platform to develop care pathways for acute and non-acute conditions and are seeing measurable improvements in patient outcomes, while lowering costs.
Redwood Eye Center, an ophthalmology practice in Vallejo, Calif., has notified more than 16,000 patients that its EHR (electronic health record) hosting vendor experienced a ransomware attack in September.
Healthcare organizations report high satisfaction with their telehealth virtual care platforms, however there are significant differences in how broad the various platforms are and in the quality of the vendors’ service. What’s more, EHR integration is a key challenge facing every telehealth vendor, according to a KLAS report.
Neonatal video-assisted resuscitation reduces transfers from hospitals without newborn intensive care units and provides significant cost savings, according to study published in the November issue of Health Affairs.
The NCQA, known primarily for decades as a nationwide evaluator of managed health plan quality, announced on Monday that it was expanding its reach to encompass the measurement of population health management programs
Hackers are using the Dark Web to buy and sell personally identifiable information (PII) stolen from healthcare organizations, and exposed databases are a vulnerable attack surface for healthcare organizations, according to a new cybersecurity research report.
Just a few months after Allscripts said it would be selling its majority stake in Netsmart, the health IT company announced today that private equity firm GI Partners, along with TA Associates, will be acquiring the stake held in Netsmart.
Innovation At the Burlington, Vermont-based UVM Health Network, Leah Fullem is helping to lead data governance processes intended to speed the advancement of key IT strategies across the integrated health system
It can be hard for today’s businesses to create a truly integrated work environment. Having an infrastructure built on outdated technologies can further complicate the situation, resulting in a variety of business challenges that fall under four distinct categories:
December 4, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Interoperability With the establishment of connectivity between CommonWell and Carequality, the ability to exchange patient records is within the reach of most provider organizations, according to KLAS Research.
Telehealth There are 1.3 million transfers from skilled nursing facilities to emergency rooms each year, and CMS estimates that two-thirds of those are avoidable.
Could telehealth be part of the solution?