Seven health systems in the Philadelphia are are partnering with community organizations, public health departments and insurers on a Healthy Food Access Pilot aimed at addressing food insecurity in the region.
Independence Health Group, parent of Independence Blue Cross, and Comcast announced a partnership to launch a patient-centered technology and communications platform that seeks to improve the overall efficiency and experience of the care delivery process between...
Leaders at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery share what they’ve accomplished and learned, after transitioning from an old analog pager system to an integrated telecommunications system—including gains in patient safety and clinician satisfaction
Six health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) to streamline clinical trials.
Cross-sector data analysis found that a small number of Camden, N.J., residents have a disproportionate impact on the healthcare and criminal justice sectors, neither of which is designed to address the underlying problems those residents face.
With health plans like Kaiser Permanente Colorado, and patient care organizations like Geisinger Health System, beginning to work on the issue of food insecurity, as it relates to diabetes, the possibilities of real convergence are many
The Orange County, New York-based Middletown Medical has acknowledged a data breach in which a security setting on one of the group’s radiology interfaces enabled unauthorized users to access electronic patient information.
Cape Regional Medical Center has linked up with Dascena, a California-based healthcare startup that develops predictive algorithms which have the potential to facilitate the timely and accurate diagnosis of complex conditions.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is ramping up a Public Health Gateway (PHG) that was created as a single point of entry for healthcare information organizations (HIOs) submitting data for provider organizations to dozens of applications in the Department of...
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Danville, Pa.-based health system Geisinger and Healthy.io have launched a clinical trial using a smartphone-enabled home urinalysis device for chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients with high blood pressure.
Many community-based organizations are advancing forward in their efforts to use health IT to collect, standardize and integrate social and behavioral health data, as detailed during a panel discussion at the 2018 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit last week.