Leading healthcare organizations will need to embrace advances in artificial intelligence, digital ecosystems and other technologies to empower consumer experiences and scale health expertise to meet a changing healthcare landscape.
Incorporating technology into self-management activities has been touted as potentially transformative for patients, yet one recent study found that diabetic patients who self-monitored their blood glucose levels at home did not control their conditions any better than patients who did not self-monitor.
A new report on the most recent trends in healthcare payments has revealed that consumers are demanding more from healthcare and that paper is hurting all industry stakeholders.
The National Quality Forum (NQF) issued a report that outlines a measure framework, with a prioritized list of measure concepts, and guiding principles for future telehealth measurement.
Invitae Corp., a San Francisco-based genetic information company, has acquired Ommdom Inc., the developer of CancerGene Connect, a platform for collecting and managing genetic family histories.
Many Americans are flagging the need for more innovation in healthcare, although some 41 percent are currently using innovative technology to help manage their health.
A San Francisco-based startup has created an independent network of clinical genomic experts to offer genetic consultation services to patients and providers via telehealth.
the National Interoperability Collaborative has been formed to advance the use of interoperability and data-sharing in healthcare, human services and related fields.
St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN), based in Bethlehem, Pa., has been awarded by HIMSS Analytics with its Stage 7 designation, the highest recognition for electronic medical record (EMR) adoption.
The Federal Communications Commission’s Connect2Health Task Force announced updates to its Mapping Broadband Health in America platform. The 2017 platform now reflects the latest complete annual fixed broadband dataset from the Commission and updated health data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings.
The Pew Charitable Trusts’ manager of health IT has written a letter to lawmakers urging them to ensure that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’ 2018 funding not be cut as outlined in President Trump’s recent budget proposal.
Ninety percent of healthcare leaders said that future population health management (PHM) systems will essentially be projected to perform as next-generation patient accounting systems, according to a recent Black Book report.
A team of data scientists from Microsoft Corp. donated a new research tool to Seattle Children's Research Institute, one of the top five pediatric research centers in the United States, to aid medical research into sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
More than half of health payer and healthcare provider executives believe that predictive analytics will save their organizations 15 percent or more of their total budget over the next five years, according to survey findings from the Society of Actuaries.
A study that spanned 20 different industries found that 2,000 organizations run more than 50 percent of their computers on outdated versions of an operating system, making them almost three times as likely to experience a publicly disclosed breach, according at a new report from BitSight.