The U.S. military's giant EHR contract announced last week with a consortium including Cerner Corp. likely will have a major impact on advancing interoperability in health information technology across the entire U.S. healthcare system, experts say.
The federal government says healthcare facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because of its vulnerability to hacking.
At the center of the huge U.S. drug research enterprise sit some of its lowest-paid workers, who do the data-entry scut work that holds most research projects together. Unfortunately, they often must juggle their tasks between separate data systems.
There are advances being made in healthcare that border on the stunning. Witness the gains made by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong as one example. Despite laudable gains in knowledge and therapeutics, our healthcare picture remains saddled by inefficiencies and an unsustainable cost structure. In that same...
ONC awards $38 million to states, universities and communities to improve health information exchange, health IT workforce training and population health best practices.
Could a patient personality test help clinicians improve medication and treatment compliance? Los Angeles-based startup Frame Health is testing that approach at Kaiser Permanente.
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington has appointed Mary Kate Fitzpatrick as its next chief nursing officer.
Two hackers proved they could wirelessly hack into vehicles and remotely take control of them. Scarier still? Hackers have demonstrated that they can tamper with medical devices the same way.
The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed healthcare exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance, officials announced Tuesday.
Four-hospital UCLA Health said Friday that cyber criminals hit part of its network that contains the records of an estimated 4.5 million people.
About 40 health systems have started venture funds. The lure is the potential for big payoffs and the promise of getting in on the ground floor with effective new healthcare technologies and services. But most startups fail to deliver on venture capitalists' investment.
The new concessions wrung from the CMS by the American Medical Association and other critics of the mandated Oct. 1, 2015 conversion to ICD-10 are no guarantee of a smooth transition to the complex coding system.