A physician-hospital organization affiliated with Navicent Health in Macon, Ga., is partnering with Stratus Healthcare to potentially offer information technology services to doctors and rural hospitals in southern Georgia.
In a far-ranging conversation with Modern Healthcare reporter Joseph Conn, A. Neil Pappalardo discusses his Sicilian family influences and early education in upstate New York, his technical training at MIT, his passion for invention, and his goal of conveying ownership of Meditech to its employees.
Two groups of health IT experts say the massive Precision Medicine Initiative will require the application of existing and new health information exchange standards and the creation of new privacy protections.
McKesson Corp. announced two deals with big-box chain Wal-Mart Stores that are expected to boost the healthcare giant after recent struggles.
A trio of healthcare information technology experts that includes a vice president of IT from Kaiser Permanente and a senior editor for the Mayo Clinic's website will advise HHS on standards for sharing patient medical information.
One way to curb the number of health information data breaches is for the federal government to share its investigative reports into HIPAA violations. More security audits and a more-engaged insurance industry that's working with clients to avoid security breaches offer other solutions, says one...
IMS Health Holdings and Quintiles Transnational Holdings, providers of life science product development services, announced Tuesday that they would merge to create a company valued at more than $23 billion.
Brecksville, Ohio-based MedData—which provides technology-enabled healthcare services like revenue cycle management and analytics—has acquired Duet Health of Columbus, Ohio. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
The new draft regulations designed to change how Medicare pays clinicians represent the most sweeping overhaul the CMS has made in a long time to the business of running a physician practice.
Medicare's new system for paying physicians will kill off the so-called “meaningful use” regime the government has used for the past five years to judge whether providers deserved to be rewarded for using electronic health records.
Community Health Systems, Franklin, Tenn., has made two operations leadership promotions.
Michael Garfield has been named senior VP and CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati. He takes over for John Starcher, who last month was named incoming president and CEO for parent system Mercy Health, also in Cincinnati.