Giving providers cost and risk information at the point of care might lead to fewer unnecessary tests and lower costs.
The ONC and CMS are pushing efforts to broaden and deepen interoperability by giving patients more control of their health data, including through the CMS' MyHealthEData initiative.
As healthcare providers work to engage patients and identify mental health needs, they're facing a new challenge: a shortage of mental healthcare professionals. So they're turning to apps.
Hospitals and health systems are turning—albeit slowly and cautiously—to digital tools to engage mental health patients, hoping to improve access and outcomes.
Providers worry that the CMS, in its push to give patients greater access to both price and care information, may do more harm than good.
Cerner Corp. grew its revenue and bookings in the second quarter, during which it signed a long-delayed contract with the VA to replace its EHR.
For the second time this year, UnityPoint employees have fallen for email phishing scams. This time, hackers may have accessed 1.4 million patients' information, including some financial data.
Google's parent company, Alphabet, just hired yet another healthcare executive, former Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove, this time for Google Cloud. With a push into healthcare, the company is putting pressure on traditional players to innovate.
Athenahealth is coming off a tumultuous quarter, aside from its financials, in which it began considering a sale to Elliott Management, and its CEO, Jonathan Bush, apologized for assaulting his wife before resigning.
NIH and FDA researchers increasingly depend on data from an array of sources, and they want to bring real-world evidence into their work. That includes the NIH's All of Us precision-medicine initiative.
After switching two of its medical centers from Epic to Cerner, Banner Health saw increased losses in its university delivery operations, reflecting the costly software switch for those two Tucson, Ariz., facilities.
The new chief health informatics officer will manage the CMS' interoperability and general health IT strategy, according to a blog post from CMS Administrator Seema Verma. The application period for the position closes July 20.