A new attack group, dubbed Orangeworm, is conducting targeted cyber attacks against healthcare organizations in the United States, Europe and Asia, according to a new report from researchers at cybersecurity firm Symantec.
Electronic health record (EHR) technology and the ways that providers use it to communicate with their colleagues and with patients is affecting how satisfied consumers are with their hospital organizations, according to a new Black Book market research.
A new report has found that, even as health insurers in Massachusetts, under pressure to provide cost-estimating tools for their members, are giving them more information, plan members are still largely not taking advantage of new tools
Seven health systems in the Philadelphia are are partnering with community organizations, public health departments and insurers on a Healthy Food Access Pilot aimed at addressing food insecurity in the region.
Independence Health Group, parent of Independence Blue Cross, and Comcast announced a partnership to launch a patient-centered technology and communications platform that seeks to improve the overall efficiency and experience of the care delivery process between providers and patients.
MGMA, AMA and 47 other physician organizations have sent a letter to CMS, calling for the federal agency to reduce the burden of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) by shortening the quality data reporting period from 365 to 90 days.
As healthcare evolves into a data-driven world, organizations are seeking health data analysts who understand how to interpret and provide value to data and analytics. AHIMA’s Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential holders have the power to spearhead...
The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect May 25. John Barchie, a senior fellow at Arrakis Consulting, discusses the implications for U.S. healthcare organizations and what steps organizations should be taking now to be GDPR-compliant.
An experiment in pricing transparency in Massachusetts reveals some hard truths about what happens when health insurers offer their plan members data on provider prices, and why “skin in the game” is not enough
A leading private pediatric practice in Jacksonville, Florida is seeing success with the use of a telehealth platform targeting a particular population of pediatric patients, children diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
A report issued earlier this month by leaders at the University of Nebraska Medical Center looks at the cornhusker state’s physician shortage—with strong implications for the role of healthcare IT in the emerging healthcare system
Cross-sector data analysis found that a small number of Camden, N.J., residents have a disproportionate impact on the healthcare and criminal justice sectors, neither of which is designed to address the underlying problems those residents face.
Patients of 39 health systems now can see their medical records right from their iPhones. Leaders at Dignity Health, one of the organizations involved in this Apple initiative, are optimistic that this could help transform healthcare.
Lakeland Health earned semifinalist status in the 2018 Healthcare Informatics' Innovator Awards program based on an enterprise-wide initiative to improve the organization's cybersecurity program, with cultural change being a key focus.
Breaking down healthcare’s information siloes has become a mission for Shaye Mandle, president and CEO of the Medical Alley Association in Minneapolis, one of the largest medical technology consortiums in the country
With health plans like Kaiser Permanente Colorado, and patient care organizations like Geisinger Health System, beginning to work on the issue of food insecurity, as it relates to diabetes, the possibilities of real convergence are many
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...