A new analysis from Change Healthcare has revealed that out of an estimated $3 trillion in medical claims submitted by hospitals in the U.S. last year, an estimated 9 percent of charges—representing $262 billion—were initially denied.
The cybersecurity workforce gap is on pace to hit 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase since 2015, according to the Global Information Security Workforce study.
Indianapolis-based Anthem has agreed to pay $115 million in a proposed settlement to resolve the multidistrict class action litigation relating to the 2015 cyber attack that compromised the personal information of 78.8 million people.
Providers find themselves challenged to maximize the benefits of innovative technology to better manage uncompensated care and revenue integrity, according to a new survey from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Navigant.
Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia is partnering with PatientPing, a Boston-based health technology company, to use its care coordination technology across the health system.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have introduced bipartisan legislation to expand access to rural telehealth services. The bill would allow non-rural hospitals serving rural areas to qualify for support from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF).
CoPilot Provider Support Services, a New York-based corporation that provides support services to the healthcare industry, has agreed to pay $130,000 in penalties as part of a settlement to resolve a 2015 data breach that that exposed 221,178 patient records.
On Thursday, Senate Republican leaders, who have promised to repeal former President Barack Obama’s healthcare legislation for seven years, moved forward on that goal with the release of a draft of their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which they expect to vote on next week.
Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL), the operator of the Vermont Health Information Exchange, has announced the implementation of a data managing and synthesizing platform in an effort to expand its IT capabilities.
Despite multidisciplinary efforts to improve medication reconciliation, hospital CIOs still report unsatisfactory results, with three out of four concerned that their organization’s medication history data is incomplete or inaccurate, according to a new survey conducted by the CHIME Foundation.
The State of Michigan is directly adding the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) into the electronic health records (EHRs) and pharmacy management systems of hospitals, physician groups and pharmacies across the state.
Telehealth company Teladoc has announced that it has acquired medical consultation firm Best Doctors for a deal totaling $440 million in cash and stock.
A digital health app and 1-to-1 coaching platform can help patients lose weight and reduce blood pressure, according to a new study published in the June issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center has launched a new telemedicine program for movement disorders patients.
Just 6 percent of healthcare professional respondents indicated that their practices were currently using data from patients’ wearables, while 81 percent responded they were not doing so, according to a new survey from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).