The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $105 million to 1,333 health centers in all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia as an investment in quality improvement.
More than one-third (36 percent) of surveyed professionals in the Internet of Things (IoT)-connected medical device ecosystem say their organizations have experienced a cybersecurity incident in the past year, according to a recent Deloitte poll.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking scientific information from the public regarding mobile health technology for diabetes.
In comments to CMS, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has offered several suggestions that it thinks the federal agency should consider before writing the final Quality Payment Program rule for 2018.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed eliminating mandatory bundled payment in several areas of healthcare including cardiac care and joint replacement, according to a rule title posted last Thursday.
In the era of MACRA, providers need to balance reporting requirements, which can be time-consuming, while continuing to put patients first. One of the best ways to do this is to ensure patient care is well coordinated.
At the Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit Series-Philadelphia, healthcare IT leaders from the government, the provider sector, and the health plan sector shared perspectives on the biggest cybersecurity challenges facing the industry right now
As health systems and ACOs establish the infrastructure to provide actionable data to care managers and front-line clinicians, they continue to struggle with messy data, incompatible systems and a lack of automation.
As the healthcare landscape undergoes accelerating change, almost every clinical and operational area within health systems must evolve to keep pace, including pharmacy operations. One health system is leveraging technology and data to help them better manage...
At the Health IT Summit in Philadelphia, industry leaders engaged in a bracingly candid discussion of the complexities and challenges around the implementation of the MACRA law and around its requirements for providers
On this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, two health IT analysts talk about how Judy Faulkner’s comments to Joe Biden landed, what level of access and ownership patients should have over their data, the role of vendors, and more.
As the Mount Sinai Health System, a hospital network in New York City, moves rapidly into at-risk arrangements with multiple payers, technology and practices to support risk adjustment have become increasingly important.