Four individuals and seven companies have been indicted in a $1 billion telemedicine fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced this week.
Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to HHS' Office for Civil Rights to settle potential HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules violations in the largest U.S. health data breach in history.
Watertown, Mass.-based health IT company athenahealth has attracted interest from at least five potential bidders for a possible sale of the company, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Two phishing attacks on employees at the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) resulted in the possible leakage of about 21,000 Minnesotans’ personal information.
Carequality is seeking input from the healthcare community as it looks to add support for FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource)-based exchange.
A project involving social determinants of health data from Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI took home the top prize in the inaugural Indiana Inject Tech Challenge from BioCrossroads.
Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., director of the National Library of Medicine, will be awarded the 2018 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence by the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).
Allen Kachalia, M.D., J.D., the chief quality officer and vice president for quality and safety at Brigham Health in Boston, will become the director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and the senior vice president of patient safety and quality for Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The behavioral health electronic health record (EHR) vendor market has shown poor performance, to date, according to customers, who cite slow development, implementation challenges and lackluster customer support, according to a KLAS Research report.
While three-fourths of providers currently use some sort of clinical decision support (CDS) solution, more than half are using multiple solutions, which indicates there is still not one solution that is meeting all of providers’ needs, according to a Reaction Data survey.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is moving onto a second set of site locations for its Cerner electronic health record (EHR) rollouts.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has named Clem McDonald, M.D., to the newly created position of chief health data standards officer.
The National Institutes of Health is committing approximately $100 million to expand the work of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), which brings together clinical and research experts from across the United States to solve the most challenging medical mysteries using advanced technologies.
A recent study of 83 hospitals has revealed that there was noncompliance with federal regulations for formats of release and state regulations for request processing times.
Hospital business leaders are open, and even optimistic, about the benefits of innovation from non-traditional healthcare players, such as Amazon and Apple, according to a new report from Captains of Industry, a marketing consultancy.