A $1 billion class action lawsuit filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York alleges that electronic health records vendor eClinicalWorks failed “millions of patients by failing to maintain the integrity of patients’ records.”
The leaders of CHIME, the College of Healthcare Information Management, announced on Wednesday that they were suspending the national patient ID initiative begun nearly two years ago, citing a lack of results
Ransomware and other cybersecurity threats, endoscope reprocessing failures and missed alarms are among the top health technology hazards healthcare provider organizations need to be aware of in the coming year, according to a list released this week by the ECRI...
New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation’s leaders have been able to boast very impressive results from their organization’s MSSP work--results that offer hope for leaders from all types of patient care organizations
What one thinks of the QPP CY 2018 final rule could depend at least partly on a number of factors, including where one “sits” in the healthcare stakeholder constellation—and what one might have to do to respond to it, as a result
Surescripts has announced that it is joining forces with five major EHR companies, while also leveraging information from CVS Health and Express Scripts, with the end goal to deliver patient-specific benefit and price information to providers in real time at the...
Survey results announced on Nov. 2 by the health technology company Grand Rounds indicate that healthcare consumers will choose perceived physician outcomes quality over appointment convenience—if given information in context
Things continue to move forward at UT Southwestern, where an extraordinary Ambulatory Quality Outcomes initiative snared its leaders the first-place award in Healthcare Informatics’ 2016 Innovator Awards Program
News media reports confirmed that President Trump was set to declare a public health emergency around the opioid crisis on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 26; among the impacts will be the expansion of access to telemedicine services for those affected
A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine is shedding light on some of the complexity around Medicare’s readmissions reduction program, and reinforcing the importance of federal officials’ exercising very good discernment going forward