The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), voted Wednesday to approve nine recommendations to update the list of data elements that vendors must exchange to be considered interoperable.
A new study from the American College of Physicians Performance Measurement Committee rated as valid only 37 percent of the 86 Quality Payment Program measures for 2017 deemed relevant to ambulatory general internal medicine.
Researchers from the Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare have announced a long-term prospective study that they think has the potential to help physicians and others unlock genomic data.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new proposals aimed at advancing medical device cybersecurity, including placing new responsibilities on manufacturers, both before and after their devices hit the market.
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...
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).
Leaders at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery share what they’ve accomplished and learned, after transitioning from an old analog pager system to an integrated telecommunications system—including gains in patient safety and clinician satisfaction
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
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
Thien Lam, CISO at BayCare Health System, shares his perspectives on some of the key issues facing CISOs in patient care organizations right now, including disaster recovery, business continuity, and network segmentation
Community Health Partnership has been making strides to provide integrated care for high-risk populations in its Southern Colorado communities, with a focus on collaboration and whole-person care coordination, powered by technology.
Cape Regional Medical Center has linked up with Dascena, a California-based healthcare startup that develops predictive algorithms which have the potential to facilitate the timely and accurate diagnosis of complex conditions.
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...