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 major healthcare innovation story is occurring across the country in cities and small towns, where local hospitals and health systems are now centers of transformational change.
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.
Douglas Thompson, who was the CEO of revenue-cycle management company MedData, looks to capitalize on the estimated $2.4 billion process automation market as Ascension grows its ancillary businesses.
InTouch Health, which makes a telehealth platform, will develop software for kiosks in Rite Aid pharmacies, with the hope that the virtual care will improve access.
By outfitting patients with continuous heart monitors, providers might be able to catch atrial fibrillation that they wouldn't find in clinical settings, according to a new study in JAMA. Researchers could also use the monitors for clinical trials.
Chicago-based Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has further solidified its position in the connected health platform space with its acquisition of HealthGrid — and an Allscripts executive says more M&A activity is ahead.
More states are allowing providers to prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine, reflecting growing acceptance for the technology overall. But federal restrictions remain, and reimbursement is still lagging.
Critics on the Hill worry that the VA, with its leadership in limbo, lacks the oversight and transparency necessary to succeed in its $16 billion EHR overhaul.
In the middle of 2017, healthcare organizations and other companies were hit with two huge ransomware attacks. The struggle for digital security continues.