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Seeking a solution for patient record matching

Seeking a solution for patient record matching

By Joseph Conn  |  January 23, 2016

Ensuring providers accurately match electronic health records with the right patient has emerged as a hot-button issue for the health information technology industry as its provider customers come under increasing pressure to freely share records with other providers.

Data Points for Jan. 4, 2016

Data Points for Jan. 4, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 02, 2016

Data Points for the week of Jan. 4, 2016, covered the following topics: Medicare Part D costs, dentistry, multiple births, attention deficit diagnoses, Americans who have trouble paying medical bills, ACA subsidies

Data Points for Nov. 2, 2015

Data Points for Nov. 2, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 31, 2015

Data Points for the week of Nov. 2, 2015, covered the following topics: PTSD, apps for diabetes patients, vaccine safety, childhood hunger

Patients say they were charged thousands for medical records

By Michael Sandler  |  September 30, 2015

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University Hospital are being sued by patients who said they were charged thousands of dollars to obtain medical records. A lawsuit claims the hospitals violated District of Columbia consumer protection laws.

CHIME Time: EHR strategies in an M&A environment

CHIME Time: EHR strategies in an M&A environment

By Robert Slepin  |  January 23, 2015

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...

Obama uses popular TV, radio to pitch HealthCare.gov to Generation X

By Adam Rubenfire and Rachel Landen  |  December 15, 2014

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...

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