Digital health leaders and cardiologists see Apple’s development of an ECG app as a significant step forward with consumer-facing health monitoring devices, while also seeing the technology's limitations.
With EHR documentation ranked high among aspects of their work physicians are dissatisfied with, Brigham Health has taken a three-pronged approach to reducing the pain.
Don Crane, CEO of APG, a nationwide association of medical groups working in risk-based contracting, shares his perspectives on the future of medical groups in a shifting landscape
An innovative partnership between Partners and Persistent Systems looks to move the needle on healthcare digital transformation with the development of an industry-wide open-source platform.
Healthcare leaders on New York City's Staten Island have been achieving exciting success in population health management in their community’s Medicaid and uninsured populations
During a House subcommittee hearing, healthcare leaders voiced concerns that CMS' proposed changes to the MSSP ACO program will impede progress in the transition to value-based care.
Roy Beveridge, M.D., Humana’s chief medical officer, shares his perspectives on the drive to value-based care, population health and addressing social determinants of health.
Two Southeast HIE executives discuss how they have diligently prepped for Hurricane Florence.
To address the issue of trapped pharmacy data, Lantana Consulting Group and Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) developed an electronic document standard for pharmacist care plans.
One of the biggest “buzz terms” in healthcare and health IT is undoubtedly artificial intelligence, or AI, but there are still plenty of questions and debate on how AI can best be leveraged to lower costs.
Executive leaders at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital discuss the organization's journey to achieve HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 and meeting the healthcare needs of an underserved community.
The Medicare Shared Savings Program generated gross savings of $1.84 billion for Medicare from 2013 to 2015, nearly double the $954 million estimated by CMS, according to a new analysis.
Leading hospitals, medical groups, and health systems, as well as ACOs and health insurers are moving forward to address social factors impacting health with a number of different approaches.
Stephen Nuckolls, CEO of the New Bern, North Carolina-based Coastal Carolina Quality Care, shares his perspectives on why some physician-led ACOs are making huge breakthroughs on quality and cost
The State of Montana's nonprofit Big Sky Care Connect HIE will expand on a pilot effort already under way in Billings.
With the emergence of more risk-based contracting, including two-sided risk, data analytics has now become fundamental to patient care organizations’ operational and financial success.
San Diego Health Connect’s CEO speaks to Healthcare Informatics about a variety of interoperability and health information exchange issues
Handling massive amounts of data requires CIOs to rethink their data infrastructure strategy with an eye on shrinking data centers, hybrid cloud and public cloud solutions.
Even as the purchasers and payers of healthcare push hard on physicians to embrace value-based care delivery and payment, doctors remain conflicted and ambivalent about the new healthcare.
Healthcare and tech companies, from UPMC to Apple to many others, see the benefit in collecting patient data in non-traditional ways.