Aetion, a Manhattan startup with a software platform that assesses the effectiveness of drugs and other clinical interventions, has raised $36.4 million in a Series B round led by venture capital giant New Enterprise Associates.
According to an OIG report, the CMS paid telemedicine claims that did not meet Medicare requirements for reimbursement.
The Boston-based health system is the first in the country to make clinical data from its electronic health records publicly available to consumers online.
While healthcare organizations continue to struggle with ransomware, they also suffer breaches when their employees make mistakes, like leaving a laptop in a car where it can be stolen.
After a merger deal, hospitals must decide whether to go to a single EHR system. The process takes time and money, but the efficiencies and savings may be worth it.
Humana, Multiplan, Optum, UnitedHealthcare and Quest Diagnostics are diving into blockchain and looking into how to use the technology to improve data quality and lower administrative costs.
No technology can ease the despair in meeting with parents whose child you've just diagnosed with cancer. These conversations require compassion, time and humanity. But better technology can help scale the time humans have to make such uniquely human connections.
As Apple and others push to give patients more control of their own data, they may also be introducing new security and privacy risks.
At the annual ACHE congress, Geisinger's Joe Fisne, Children's Mercy's David Chou, and Cerner's Melissa Hendricks discussed how technology stands to improve the patient experience.
In a hearing before members of Congress, the CMS principal deputy administrator stressed the importance of giving patients control over their own healthcare.
HHS chief information security officer Chris Wlaschin has resigned and will leave the post at the end of March. He was involved in the removal of the two HHS officials in charge of the Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
Patient safety is jeopardized by diagnostic errors, opioid misuse and other gaps in care, according to a new report from the ECRI Institute.