A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.
The businesses will offer insight as Cerner works to implement the VA's new electronic health record. Cerner and the VA are working to make sure the EHR is "fully interoperable."
Both Pew and the Joint Commission released reports on patient matching and patient identification. The problem persists. If it's solved, it could help boost interoperability.
Healthcare providers should invest in digital tools that enhance the patient-provider relationship, according to an Ernst & Young survey.
Now that devices like blood pressure cuffs and scales are connected to the internet, patients can send their medical measurements directly to health systems, whose care teams monitor the patients' well-being.
Connected devices are a boon to patients but only if they're impermeable to hackers.
A federal appellate court rejected CliniComp's claim that Cerner Corp. was improperly granted the VA's $10 billion EHR contract.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to pledge for greater interoperability in healthcare. To achieve it, they'll have to simultaneously move against and with the grain of the healthcare industry.
Wellsmith's digital care management platform draws data from wearables and other at-home devices to give providers a new look at what patients are up to when they're not in the hospital or clinic.
The ONC issued a request for information calling for comments on the criteria that should be used in the new EHR Reporting Program, called for by the 21st Century Cures Act.
Giving providers cost and risk information at the point of care might lead to fewer unnecessary tests and lower costs.
Hospitals and health systems are turning—albeit slowly and cautiously—to digital tools to engage mental health patients, hoping to improve access and outcomes.