- September 03, 2015
As wearables enable patients to become more proactive with their health, the use of such devices in healthcare becomes more relevant, according to #ChatHIT.
- August 14, 2015
Medical advocate Regina Holliday captivated the crowd at Allscripts' user conference in Boston with her personal medical story.
- July 24, 2015
Data breaches in healthcare won't be stopping anytime soon. At the mHealth + Telehealth World Congress, experts said learning from past thefts is key.
- January 16, 2015
OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels promises tough HIPAA audits in 2015 and says OCR will propose that harmed individuals get a percentage of civil fines.
- October 06, 2014
Following last year's pilot, the next round of HIPAA health data security audits are expected to start, behind schedule, in early 2015.
- September 26, 2014
Replacing Lygeia Ricciardi, who resigned last summer, incoming ONC Acting Director of Consumer eHealth Lana Moriarty talks patient engagement.
- September 17, 2014
National Health IT Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, M.D., christens National Health IT Week with a patient engagement keynote; debuts her Walking Gallery jacket.
- August 05, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services went live with a site that has materials to guide patients through every step of the care process, from researching to scheduling a visit to following up.
- July 01, 2014
Mobile health developers may applaud FDA MDDS guidance indicating it won't regulate many apps. Does this push too much safety risk on to patients?
- June 20, 2014
An ACO survey shows ACOs are mostly physician-run; they're doing well, but still have workflow and data analytics challenges to overcome.
- May 22, 2014
Tales from the cutting edge of accountable care recount the difficulty of integrating health data analytics to improve care coordination for ACOs.
- April 25, 2014
It's time the feds grab health IT software developers by the lapels and address poor EHR usability. FDASIA mHealth regulations present an opportunity.
- April 23, 2014
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory proposed state Medicaid reform that fines providers for not participating in an accountable care organization.
- March 28, 2014
Some health IT leaders welcome an ICD-10 delay; others are frustrated with the costs associated with 'flipping the switch' in 2015.
- March 12, 2014
Physicians' Medicare payment data, once completely private, can now be accessed by way of a formal request to CMS.