One entrepreneur is blazing a new trail for telehealth: helping patients obtain medical cannabis ID cards.
Despite numerous EHR obstacles, providers, insurers and mobile app developers continue to seek innovative ways to electronically share patients' end-of-life wishes across systems and platforms.
Merger-and-acquisition deals among healthcare providers continue unabated. Assuming bigger means better, health systems are merging, acquiring or affiliating with other hospitals and medical groups, forming larger integrated delivery networks. To maximize value and minimize risk from these...
President Barack Obama pitched HealthCare.gov in interviews with three seemingly unusual outlets on Friday—a hip hop radio station in Raleigh, N.C., a sports radio show and a morning talk show led by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. But it's not the first time the president has used...
Representatives from about 20 health information exchanges across the U.S. have announced formation of a national consortium of exchanges.
HealthlinkNY, a new health information exchange, was announced Monday as the result of two existing New York regional exchanges merging. The union comes as New York attempts to create a statewide health information network, claiming to be the first state in the country to do so.
Health information exchange organizations are facing the same problems recruiting qualified health IT personnel as are health IT departments in provider organizations, according to a recent staffing survey.
Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other.
There is interoperability in American healthcare, more than is generally thought, a federal health IT official and multiple advisers noted during a rare joint meeting Wednesday of the two main federally chartered health information technology advisory panels.
Two new directors have been named to the California Integrated Data Exchange's five-person board. The exchange is developing a statewide health information exchange.
David Watson, most recently the global vice president of healthcare product strategy for Oracle Corp., has been named CEO of the California Integrated Data Exchange, the proposed not-for-profit, statewide health information exchange.
Plunking down $80 million and blending claims data from two giant California Blues health plans in a statewide health information exchange raises hopes that interoperability across the Golden State may finally be at hand. But neither money nor 9 million patient records guarantee success of an HIE...