Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and collaborators have received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to identify FDA-approved medications that could be repurposed to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
CliniSync, the nonprofit statewide health information exchange for Ohio, offered a year-end 2017 report, noting that almost all of its 157 hospitals are in production or live, sending results and reports to practices.
Inaccuracies in EHR problem list–based comorbidity data can lead to incorrect determinations of case mix, according to a study that took place at two southern California Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
The percentage of global companies reporting financially motivated cyber-attacks has doubled over the past two years, with 50 percent of surveyed companies associating ransom as the leading motivation for attacks over other attacks, including insider threats, hacktivism and competition, according to a report by Radware.
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 Having an infrastructure built on outdated technologies can further complicate the situation, resulting in a variety of business challenges that fall under four distinct...
Recently, there’s been a perfect storm of bad news for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) and their efforts to modernize their electronic medical record (EMR).
Edward Marx, CIO of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses his priorities leading IT initiatives at the health system, the acceleration of health IT innovation and what he is excited to see develop in the healthcare technology space in 2018.
Advanced analytics makes it much easier for health systems and hospitals to succeed in value-based care contracts. This article details how a health system used advanced analytics to reduce out-of-network referrals, emergency department visits, and hospital...
Healthcare Informatics recently caught up with Lee B. Sacks, M.D., chief medical officer of Advocate Health Care, to talk about the ACO’s impressive 2016 results, reasons for its successful performance, challenges faced, and next steps.
An op-ed in The New England Journal of Medicine, authored by Sean Duffy and Thomas H. Lee, M.D., lays out clearly an argument for the path forward around a care delivery system increasingly untethered to in-person patient visits
January 12, 2018 | Shelley Ducker, Shelley Ducker Communications
Thirteen chief information officers and chief information security officers of leading health systems convened in Chicago in mid-October to discuss key challenges, best practice standards and collaborative opportunities in cybersecurity.
Alex Azar’s comments in his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearings were highly intriguing; only time will tell what might happen to mandatory bundled payments under his direction, at Health and Human Services