The CMS wants providers to attest that they aren't blocking data, but the agency has yet to define what that means.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives highlighted the innovation and leadership achievements of several technology leaders at its Fall CIO Forum.
The company expects to sign most of the delayed contracts in the fourth quarter, when it will also sign a contract with the VA.
Providers say reimbursement and technological issues are preventing them from adopting telehealth broadly. Few telehealth platforms are integrated with EHRs and less than half of telehealth visits are reimbursed, a new survey shows.
The HIPAA privacy rule allows providers to disclose protected health information under certain circumstances, such as when public safety is threatened. But local hospitals will have to be careful, especially with so many requests for information from families, friends, and the media.
The revenue cycle and analytics company, which merged with McKesson's technology business in March, will bring blockchain to its administrative and financial network by the end of the year.
Tempus, Eric Lefkofsky's cancer-data company, is getting a $70 million boost from some familiar partners: New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth. The two Washington, D.C.-area venture funds led a new round of financing that brings the total outside investments in Tempus to $130 million.
A Wisconsin system says it has lost $16 million during years of trouble with Cerner's revenue cycle management software.
With tweaks to testing procedures and the enforcement of random surveillance checks of health IT, the ONC hopes it will allow health IT developers to focus more on interoperability.
The proposed rules are in line with the recently passed law that allows telemedicine providers in Texas to treat patients without first seeing them in person.
After the federal government banned its agencies from using Kaspersky software, healthcare organizations may steer clear of the Russian security software as well.
Epic's new product lets patients share their records with providers in what the company is calling "patient-driven interoperability."