CommonWell members and Carequality participants will now have an easier time exchanging patient data, an example of vendor-driven interoperability.
The CMS has drafted a request for information on what barriers HIPAA regulations are posing for care coordination efforts.
In a House hearing, VA officials were adamant that the project to replace the agency's EHR with one made by Cerner will progress successfully. But cost estimates for the project have skyrocketed, hitting $16 billion from an initial $10 billion.
What will health look like two decades from now? What roles will stakeholders play in the future of health? While we don't know with precision how the future will play out, we can look at signals in the market today—and disruption in other industries—to start to paint the picture.
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated market.
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.
For the third straight quarter since Athenahealth began reporting quarterly bookings, the company booked less business than it did during the same period the year before.
More than 2 million people's health data were breached in October 2018, according to HHS' Office for Civil Rights. That's up drastically from the same time last year.
Researchers can use the MyStudies app to collect data directly from patients. FDA hopes the app will make clinical trials, observational studies and other research more comprehensive and effective.
Kentucky-based Medicaid managed-care health insurer Passport Health Plan has introduced a pilot program to address the high rate of premature births among its members by using analytics to identify at-risk patients earlier in their pregnancies.
One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for part of the night shift.
Cerner Corp.'s revenue was up 5% over the third quarter of 2017, hitting $1.34 billion. The EHR vendor continues to make progress on its $10 billion VA project.