- June 24, 2015
Despite the continued absence of health IT’s biggest name, the CommonWell Health Alliance, a vendor-backed interoperability group, keeps growing. EHR giant Epic Systems Corp. is the notable ...
- June 23, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is teaming up with the largest online patient network to collect and study patient-reported drug safety data. The research agreement between ...
- June 18, 2015
A shift to value-based payments and benefit designs is underway -- accelerating, even-- despite the significant obstacles, a health policy brief from the Brookings Institution has found. The piece ...
- June 17, 2015
Ryan Howard, the 40-year-old founder and CEO of cloud EHR vendor Practice Fusion Inc., certainly doesn’t lack for confidence. In some ways, Howard’s brash charisma resembles that of a market ...
- June 16, 2015
Neal Patterson, CEO of EHR vendor Cerner Corp. -- a founding member of CommonWell Health Alliance -- has a personal reason to pull for CommonWell to realize its goal of greater health IT ...
- June 15, 2015
Last year, the FDA seemed to lean toward deregulation of wellness, wearable and mobile devices when it downgraded -- from Class III high-risk to Class I low-risk -- mobile device data systems, ...
- June 12, 2015
The costs of the top 100 most frequently billed discharges were part of recently released Medicare payment data documenting the year 2013.
- June 11, 2015
With mobile devices proliferating -- and security in healthcare lacking -- providers are ramping up efforts to better safeguard devices and related apps.
- June 11, 2015
“Struck by Orca” is by no means the most obscure or unintentionally humorous entry in the voluminous catalog of new ICD-10 codes for medical conditions. But it is, indeed, the memorable Twitter ...
- June 09, 2015
Significantly fewer physicians that deploy cloud-based EHR systems in solo or small medical practices are worried about their system's security than their counterparts that use server-based EHRs. ...
- June 04, 2015
Telemedicine can and will do a lot of good when it comes to improving patient care and saving money. But lawmakers in Texas are pushing back, making it more difficult for telemedicine technology ...
- June 03, 2015
Corporate America: Rise from your cubicle chairs and stand up if you want to stay healthy. That’s the key takeaway from the new 2015 corporate wellness study by Withings SA, the French consumer ...
- June 02, 2015
Now that EHRs have been cemented as technology that isn't going away any time soon, healthcare providers are looking for ways to set their EHR systems up for optimum performance and future ...
- May 29, 2015
We write a lot about interoperability of EHRs in SearchHealthIT's stories and blogs because the topic is rife with obstacles for the healthcare industry to overcome. Yet the ability to share a ...
- May 28, 2015
The importance of big data and data analytics is not lost on healthcare professionals, and many are clamoring to implement big data and data analytics within their organization. According to ...