Greg Caressi, transformational health senior vice president, Frost & Sullivan, recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the role that blockchain could have in precision medicine, and other top use cases for blockchain in healthcare.
In the midst of the October wildfires that ravaged Northern California communities, leaders at Petaluma Health Center leveraged technology tools to quickly communicate with patients and provide quality patient care throughout the crisis.
At the Philadelphia Health IT Summit, leaders from HealthShare Exchange outlined new organization strategies that include how its Market Street technology initiative is opening new avenues for innovation.
The Georgia Information Technology (GAIT) Consortium has joined the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange (GRAChIE), the largest health information exchange (HIE) organization in Georgia.
With ongoing discussion about the implications of CMS' proposed hospital payment rule, Jeff Smith, vice president of public policy at AMIA, dives into the details of the rule, including how CMS might be raising the interoperability stakes.
April 26, 2018 | Rajiv Leventhal and Heather Landi
As health IT observers and stakeholders have begun to unpack the 1,883-page CMS proposed rule on meaningful use rebranding, discussion has emerged on if the government will be forcing providers to participate in health information exchange activities.
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.
In his first year as full-time CIO at Children’s of Alabama, Bob Sarnecki will look to re-energize the IT department and get the organization prepared for next century of healthcare challenges within the region.
Although federal value-based payment programs require providers to conduct quality improvement activities, many EHRs are not up to the task, according to new research in the April issue of Health Affairs.