Some health IT leaders contend that the False Claims Act lawsuit settlement with eClinicalWorks shines a spotlight on the lack of interoperability and the need for a stronger focus on health IT-related patient safety. What are the potential policy implications?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward on a broad initiative focused on fostering new innovation in digital health, and one major part of this initiative will be a Digital Health Innovation Plan outlining how devices will be regulated,...
The House Appropriations Committee has cleared the fiscal year 2018 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which includes $65 million for the modernization of the VA electronic health record (EHR) system.
In the wake of the settlement of a False Claims Act lawsuit against EHR vendor eClinicalWorks, does the case shed light on deficiencies in the health IT certification program? Is more oversight needed? Health IT industry leaders weigh in on the implications.
Leading healthcare organizations will need to embrace advances in artificial intelligence, digital ecosystems and other technologies to empower consumer experiences and scale health expertise to meet a changing healthcare landscape.
A clash of timelines is emerging, as hospitals risk being penalized for vendors’ lack of timeliness in delivering federally certified EHR technology to the hospitals, prompting an alert to CHIME members from its advocacy directors
At the Flemington, N.J.-based Hunterdon Healthcare, executive leaders have moved forward to modernize the organization’s vast application portfolio, with a specific focus on upgrading a dated email tool with a more modern application to support collaboration.
The Pew Charitable Trusts’ manager of health IT has written a letter to lawmakers urging them to ensure that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’ 2018 funding not be cut as outlined in President Trump’s recent budget proposal.
More than half of health payer and healthcare provider executives believe that predictive analytics will save their organizations 15 percent or more of their total budget over the next five years, according to survey findings from the Society of Actuaries.
For Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s executive leaders, modernizing the IT infrastructure was an imperative to support new technologies and applications. The adoption of a converged infrastructure has laid the foundation for future health IT innovation.