Jeff Arnold, the former health information technology wunderkind who launched WebMD in 1998 at age 28, is at it again.
As Epic Systems Corp. vies for the largest government contract to date for electronic health records, founder and CEO Judith Faulkner is defending the company from criticism it doesn't play nice with others.
Geisinger Health System has invested in health information technology innovations to transform itself from a fragmented, hospital-centric model to one that actively courts patient involvement and access, CEO Dr. Glenn Steele Jr. said during an industry talk Thursday.
Providers should plan to demonstrate patient-safety benefits attributable to their increasing use of healthcare technology, said experts at a panel at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives fall meeting in San Antonio.
The House Science Committee has issued a subpoena for former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park over his role in developing HealthCare.gov. The subpoena comes after Park's previous refusals to testify and his recent cancellation of a meeting with House lawmakers after it became clear that the...
Regulation and reimbursement dynamics have pushed much of the investment in healthcare IT. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the HITECH Act and ICD-10, among others, have been big drivers to automate and digitize much of what is happening among hospitals and healthcare providers.
Salesforce.com, the cloud-based customer resource management services provider, has been generating buzz lately because of a reported big push into healthcare.
Data Points for the week of Oct. 27, 2014, covered the following topics: latest healthcare stats on Ebola, health IT, CT usage and the uninsured.
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for health information technology at HHS, is leaving that position to become acting assistant secretary of health, effective immediately, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology confirmed Thursday.
Errors by healthcare workers and the computer tools they used all contributed to the initial misdiagnosis of Thomas Eric Duncan when he first came to the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas in late September, a new report argues.
Three medical-device makers have been identified by unnamed sources as having their products under review by an arm of the Homeland Security Department for possible cybersecurity vulnerabilities, according to a published report. But for the feds, providers and the devicemakers, the issue of...
Over one hundred civic technologists gathered in New York's Flatiron District on Saturday for an Ebola Open Data Jam, to help counter the outbreak using data collection and analysis, a project that drew participants with backgrounds in city and state government. Much of the event focused on aiding...