During a briefing with health IT trade press at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, senior officials at ONC emphasized giving patients more access to their data and putting them in greater control of their healthcare.
Healthcare leaders on Staten Island have achieved considerable success as they’ve participated in a Medicaid reform initiative, and turbocharged their population health efforts
At the CMIO Roundtable held Tuesday afternoon at HIMSS18, leading medical informaticists parsed the complexities of the current situation around physician dissatisfaction with EHRs—and delved into potential solutions
Healthcare Informatics’ editorial team breaks down what you need to know from day two of HIMSS18.
During the first day of the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas, national HIT leaders discussed the current drivers advancing interoperability in healthcare, and debated whether a great leap forward, or incremental steps, represents the best way forward.
The Yale New Haven Health System is working to create what CIO Lisa Stump calls a “single digital front door” that consolidates access to mobile apps.
Responding to a KLAS Research report which concluded that CommonWell Health Alliance’s interoperability services currently lack value, CommonWell’s Executive Director Jitin Asnaani responded at HIMSS18.
On Tuesday morning at HIMSS18, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced a broad new initiative to empower patients to control their health data, with encouragement and warnings for healthcare stakeholders
Healthcare Informatics’ editorial team breaks down what you need to know from day one of HIMSS18.
Eric Schmidt, best known as the former executive chairman of Google, shared with HIMSS Conference attendees his vision of a truly connected, fully AI-assisted learning healthcare system, in his opening keynote speech at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
Leaders from Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System have achieved significant success in their early work in the Next Generation ACO Program—through careful strategic planning and intensive analytics work
Two digital health pioneers opened the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas discussing the future of healthcare and how disruption and innovation will transform the industry.
In his opening keynote address at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Executive Symposium, National Coordinator Donald Rucker, M.D. urged CMIOs to take part in shaping the future of interoperability and usability in U.S. healthcare
Healthcare IT leaders in Spain continue to move forward along a number of dimensions, in a healthcare system that remains short on cash, but which facilitates advanced interoperability--and decades-long experience with population health
The CommonWell Health Alliance’s interoperability efforts are being hindered by a lack of provider adoption, but when CommonWell and Carequality eventually connect, “instant value” will be created for users, according to a new report from Orem, Utah-based
In this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, David Barbe, M.D., American Medical Association president, discusses the 2018 MACRA final rule, how it differs from 2017 and why he has reservations about the MedPAC proposal to repeal and replace MIPS.
Jim Routh recently spoke to Healthcare Informatics about how Aetna has been able to put behavioral-based security controls in place and why this type of security is so important.
A new report from the CynergisTek IT security consulting firm finds that U.S. patient care organizations are ill-prepared to face accelerating cyber threats. The firm’s leaders strongly recommend advancements organized around the federal NIST cybersecurity framework.
CISOs and other industry experts do not believe in any “magic bullet” approach, but more frequently now, leading minds are pointing to a few specific areas in which organizations can improve their cybersecurity strategies.
During a Primary Care Summit in NYC on Feb. 26, Mitchell Katz, M.D., the new president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, New York's safety net health system, provided his perspectives on primary care policy and health care reform.