The most recent budget legislation included a provision that expands Medicare reimbursement of telemedicine, which industry groups and providers say will push adoption.
A provision in the funding bill Congress just passed means meaningful-use requirements no longer have to become stricter over time.
The role of federal CIO is currently filled by an acting official, just as it is in several federal agencies, including the VA.
Though ransomware continues to strike more often, health IT users can take steps to make sure they react well when it hits.
The feature relies on the FHIR set of standards, long touted in healthcare as part of the way to greater interoperability.
Randy McCleese was honored for bringing the voice of rural providers to critical policy discussions on health IT.
The kidney dialysis firm is shifting its physician customers off its homegrown solution, Falcon Platinum, to an Epic EHR, which it hopes will offer greater interoperability.
Kathryn Marchesini will be the ONC's new chief privacy officer, taking over after Deven McGraw resigned and left the position vacant in late 2017.
Cerner has appointed Brent Shafer its new CEO and chairman of the board of directors. Shafer comes to Cerner from Philips North America.
The partnership reflects the ever-increasing shift toward value-based care, the head of VirtualHealth said.
The clock is officially ticking for clinicians hoping to earn a bonus under the Quality Payment Program in 2018. The program will reward clinicians who make the leap to a 2015-certified electronic health record system.
Four divisions of HHS could not effectively detect and prevent cyberattacks, according to a new report from the OIG.