GE Healthcare, an official sponsor of the games, provided medical equipment to this year's event along with a key piece of healthcare IT—its Centricity Practice Solution EHR and practice-management system. It was the first time all athletes at the Olympics had their health records managed on...
A majority of people would participate in President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative, a volunteer federal program that collects patient data to advance research, according to a new survey.
Giving patients greater access to and more control over their health information could improve privacy protection and availability of that data to providers, Jodi Daniel, a former policy director with the Office of the National Coordinator at HHS, concludes in a Bloomberg opinion piece.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act—the law the federal government uses to police the privacy and security of the nation's health information—is turning 20, and some people may wonder if it's up to the job in 2016 and beyond.
Between 2005 and 2015, venture capitalists poured $940 million into emerging Nashville companies, many of them IT related.
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, who had been wearing two hats at HHS, last week stepped down from her role as the nation's top health information technology official.
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, who had been wearing two hats at HHS, is stepping down from her role as the nation's top health information technology official. Dr. Vindell Washington is taking over as head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
NantHealth, the precision-medicine company started by billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is in negotiations with 13 additional health insurance companies and large employers to cover its costly genome sequencing test for cancer patients.
Modern Healthcare's 36th annual Executive Compensation Survey finds that as executives' compensation continues to soar, more is coming from performance-based payment models that aren't just linked to individual efforts and outcomes, but also the efforts of their organizations.
The Drug Enforcement Administration believes a Utah physician may have ties to an international drug cartel, and it wants access to the state's prescription drug monitoring program to continue its investigation.
Advocate Health Care has agreed to pay $5.55 million to settle multiple data protection violations over the past three years, marking the largest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act settlement HHS has ever received.
UnitedHealth Group is laying off 115 employees in Avon Lake, Ohio, within its Optum business, which provides health information and technology services.