At cutting-edge healthcare organizations, precision medicine is beginning to affect patient's lives. But most of the healthcare industry is still struggling to overcome significant social, economic and technical barriers to widespread adoption of genetics-based patient care.
Digital health tools will be front and center at this year's conference of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, as health IT professionals and clinicians discuss EHRs, data security and protection, and interoperability.
The Chicago-based EHR software provider saw double-digit growth in bookings, revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2016, with particularly strong showings in international markets. Fourth-quarter GAAP revenue was $425 million, up 23% over the prior-year quarter.
HHS Secretary Tom Price wants more public input before enforcing a rule that loosened privacy standards around substance abuse treatment records. The Obama administration issued the rule just weeks before President Barack Obama left office.
In a white paper issued by DirectTrust, clinicians offer recommendations to EHR vendors for improved functionality of Direct messaging.
After implementing a video-based patient-education system, Charleston Area Medical Center saw reduced readmissions for chronic conditions.
Complications from warfarin can be serious. According to one study published in 2011, it is implicated in 33% of adverse drug events in patients 65 or older, and nearly all of those events are from unintentional overdoses.
Thanks to increased operating expenses, Cerner saw a drop in net earnings in the fourth quarter of the year, the company reported in an earnings call Thursday.
The elephant in the room during the first meeting held by incoming House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) was the home-grown VistA electronic health record system running at the Veterans Health Administration.
Verity Health is notifying more than 10,000 patients that their personal information may have been accessed during a hack of a website operated by the system's physicians group.
Cureatr, the TriBeCa-based health technology startup, has named the former chief executive of Highmark, one of the largest U.S. health insurers, as its new CEO.
McKesson Corp.'s third-quarter profit was relatively flat as it announced Wednesday that it will acquire a company that provides electronic prior authorization services.