Health care IT management and organization
- July 26, 2018
Up to $2 million will be provided by the ONC to two recipients to address interoperability challenges in healthcare, but one expert questions if it will be enough.
- July 17, 2018
The newly created chief health informatics officer position for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will focus on developing a health IT strategy for CMS.
- July 11, 2018
All the talk about interoperability in healthcare misses the point, according to Rick Halton, vice president of Lumeon, a European automated care pathway platform provider that moved in to the US ...
- July 06, 2018
While value-based care efforts can be hard to implement and aging technology services don't always support them, these efforts are gaining a foothold and saving money.
- June 26, 2018
Two organizations seek to improve patient identity management. A cybersecurity firm published a study on PHI sold on the dark web. And the FDA permitted the marketing of an AI algorithm for wrist-fracture detection.
- June 30, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services will award $195 million to community health centers to expand substance abuse and mental health services that focus on awareness, prevention and opioid ...
- July 29, 2016
Female health IT professionals in the U.S. are paid less than their male counterparts, and the wage gap between the two has only grown larger over the past decade. In 2006, the average female ...
- December 17, 2015
The healthcare world has been wary of the cloud for a while now, citing possible HIPAA violation as the main concern and reason for not adopting the cloud. But according to a recent report by ...
- December 16, 2015
Health information exchange (HIE) has accelerated, particularly in hospitals, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and ...
- December 15, 2015
Many of this year's most-discussed health IT topics will figure prominently in next year's healthcare technology landscape, though some of those conversations will take on a new tone. The third ...
- December 10, 2015
If you're a health IT professional and you're not looking into 3D printers, you might want to start now. Some hospitals have already got a jump on this not-so-new technology that is helping some ...
- December 10, 2015
For its fifth annual “State of the Payor” survey, HealthEdge polled 100 senior executives at payer organizations and found that 80% of health plans following Medicare are shifting to value-based ...
- December 08, 2015
It's difficult to predict how adopting health IT will change an organization's productivity or quantify how well a technology measured up to its expectations. The Healthcare Information and ...
- December 03, 2015
After all the anticipation – and after some experts predicted that ICD-10 would be a disaster with little value -- it seems ICD-10 has turned out to be a Y2K-type of event so far, in which expected ...
- December 01, 2015
A stolen laptop can be worth more than $800,000. At least that was the case with a laptop taken from Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. in 2011. The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently ruled that ...