A team of researchers from Maryland-based MedStar Health has been awarded an 18-month contract from AHRQ to support the development and testing of technical tools and apps that can be used to collect patient-reported outcome data.
Houston-based The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center must pay $4.3 million in fines stemming from three separate breaches involving unencrypted electronic devices that exposed patient data for 33,500 patients, according to an administrative law judge's recent ruling.
The American Medical Association (AMA) last week passed its first policy addressing augmented intelligence (AI), adopting broad policy recommendations for health and technology stakeholders on this issue.
The House Appropriations Committee released a draft 2019 budget for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and departments of Labor and Education that proposed slashing funding for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) by $17.7 million.
Value-based care is bending the healthcare cost curve, reducing unnecessary medical costs by nearly 6 percent on average while also improving care quality and patient engagement, according to new research from Nashville-based Change Healthcare.
During the recent 2018 Scottsdale Institute Annual Conference, a group of 22 CIOs from leading health-delivery organizations across the country gathered to discuss their CEOs’ top IT-related priorities. From that discussion, five key themes emerged.
Phoenix-based Equality Health was formed with the goal to look at addressing healthcare outcomes disparities through the lens of culture. A population health management platform is helping to accomplish that.
Karl Poterack, M.D. spoke at the Health IT Summit in Minneapolis about the role of clinical informatics in standardizing physician practice—and moving the needle forward on clinical performance improvement
At Providence St. Joseph Health, technology leaders and their digital innovation teams are keenly focused on leveraging technology to provide patients and consumers better access, convenience and personalization to drive ongoing engagement.
An article published in the current issue of Health Affairs uncovers some of the complexities of mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs, and some of the implications for their policy and payment future
At the Health IT Summit in Minneapolis on Monday, Cris Ross, CIO of the Mayo Clinic organization, shared his perspectives on world-class healthcare IT leadership for a world-class healthcare organization
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...