The country's largest public health information exchange will use Verato's Universal MPI for referential patient matching, which it says will reduce uncertainty when linking patients to their health data.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower costs.
To cut back on predatory marketing of addiction treatment centers, Facebook will require such centers to go through a certification and application process. Google has already implemented a similar policy.
The ONC and CMS are pushing efforts to broaden and deepen interoperability by giving patients more control of their health data, including through the CMS' MyHealthEData initiative.
Cerner Corp. grew its revenue and bookings in the second quarter, during which it signed a long-delayed contract with the VA to replace its EHR.
Allscripts' revenue hit $526 million in the second quarter of 2018, a period during which the vendor closed a $60 million deal to acquire HealthGrid.
For the second time this year, UnityPoint employees have fallen for email phishing scams. This time, hackers may have accessed 1.4 million patients' information, including some financial data.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's new center will be able to add a level of academic rigor to the discussion about blockchain in healthcare.
NIH and FDA researchers increasingly depend on data from an array of sources, and they want to bring real-world evidence into their work. That includes the NIH's All of Us precision-medicine initiative.
After switching two of its medical centers from Epic to Cerner, Banner Health saw increased losses in its university delivery operations, reflecting the costly software switch for those two Tucson, Ariz., facilities.
Long before Amazon announced its joint healthcare venture and PillPack acquisition, the e-commerce giant was slowly growing its portfolio of medical supplies offered through its Amazon Business platform.
Cerner isn't the only EHR vendor looking to expand its reach as the industry continues to talk about the move to value.