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.
Eighty-eight percent of small practices of six or less practitioners still aren't optimizing advanced EHR (electronic health record) tools such as patient engagement, secure messaging, decision support and electronic data sharing, according to the latest...
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
Venture capital funding into digital health companies in the first quarter of 2018 surged to a record $2.5 billion raised in 187 deals from $1.7 billion in 192 deals in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group
In 2017, half of individuals nationwide reported they had been offered online access to their medical record by a healthcare provider or insurer, according to an April data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).
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.
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
The federal government has estimated that federal healthcare spending will increase 80 percent, from $918 billion in 2015 to $1.7 trillion in 2025, with one of the key IT-related factors being the VA's and DoD's implementations of new EHR systems.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), a private, non-profit hospital serving South Los Angeles, has achieved the highest level of electronic medical record system use—Stage 7—developed by HIMSS Analytics.
Health IT development companies continuously strive for a culture that puts safety at the forefront when designing and developing products, empowers employees to escalate safety concerns, and allows for collaboration and sharing of best practices among team...