The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Congress to quickly approve funding to fight the Zika virus.
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, the groups announced last week.
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.
Videos featuring rapping doctors or nurses are nearly as ubiquitous (and entertaining) as hospital mergers. But ZDoggMD has made a specialty of the form.
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.
Ayasdi, a tech company in Menlo Park, Calif., uses an applied math concept known as topological data analysis, which finds patterns in vast and complex data sets. The technology has applications in population health, drug discovery and revenue-cycle management.
The digital experience at Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto begins the moment patients arrive. The sleek, square building feels like a small airport, with each registration area designated with a letter. Before arriving, patients look online to find out their check-in zone.
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.
Medicare's new system for paying physicians will kill off the so-called “meaningful use” regime for measuring EHR use. The CMS promises a more flexible approach that focuses on making relevant information accessible to clinicians and patients.
National Patient Safety Foundation President and CEO Dr. Tejal Gandhi discusses diagnostic errors and unintended harm from EHRs as well as other patient-safety issues. She spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Sabriya Rice.
Researchers studying the pods of killer whales that arrive each spring in Washington's Puget Sound want a new tool for their scientific arsenal: electronic health records.
The recent wave of so-called ransomware attacks has hospitals large and small weighing whether to bolster their IT systems' defenses or risk paying criminals to unfreeze their data.