Despite a strong financial profile, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's $214 million rollout of a new electronic health records system is so big that Moody's Investors Service is a little uneasy about it.
CardioNet has agreed to pay HHS $2.5 million for an alleged HIPAA violation, making the company the first wireless health services provider to reach a settlement with HHS.
Success in meeting new rules and regulations and benchmarks in population health management and medical research all depend on providers' ability to cull information from patient records.
EHR health surveillance systems can measure the prevalence of certain conditions with the same accuracy as more conventional public-health surveys.
For three years, cybersecurity company Tanium may have put patient information from one of its hospital clients at risk by using the hospital's internal network for live product demonstrations.
The American Medical Association Wednesday unveiled a new electronic health record training program that aims to better educate medical students about how to use digital records to treat patients.
MDLive has been hit with a class-action lawsuit accusing the telehealth provider of violating patients' privacy rights and sharing confidential information with third-party contractors.
With ransomware and phishing attacks on the rise, humans remain the weakest link in healthcare cybersecurity.
It's been nearly a week since a virus took down Erie County Medical Center's computer system, and the Buffalo, N.Y.-based system still doesn't have the system completely back up and running—though it hopes to return full service by the weekend.
As health records have gone digital in the past seven years, they've become far more vulnerable to poaching—and far more valuable to thieves, who can sell a complete medical record for more than $1,000 on the darknet.
Mark Chance, vice dean for research at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, launched a program in March to mentor young entrepreneurs early in their journey toward the potential commercialization of their discoveries.
A panel of CIOs discuss a variety of issues bedeviling healthcare systems and their vendors.