Cerner's revenue was up 5% over the third quarter of 2017, hitting $1.34 billion. The EHR vendor continues to make progress on the $10 billion VA project.
The two organizations will investigate how to apply AI-based techniques to health data to detect and prevent atrial fibrillation, diabetes and high blood pressure.
A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.
All about medicine breaches at healthcare organizations have consistently increased year over year, with 277 breaches between the beginning of 2018 and Oct. 1, compared with 271 during the same period last year.
Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT costs.
UnitedHealth Group leads the pack into earnings season with its third-quarter results. In the second quarter, the company reported both higher revenue and profit.
The Mayo Clinic Epic implementation was huge—one of the largest projects the health system has ever undertaken, according to outgoing CEO Dr. John Noseworthy.
While a lot has been made of the canyon-sized gap in caring for patients with mental health conditions, progress has been hard to quantify. During Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Alliance for Mental Illness is championing the theme, “CureStigma.”
Providers said they don't get the support they need from medical device manufacturers, and they also said they struggle with keeping accurate inventories of their devices, according to a survey by KLAS and CHIME.
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.
Hackers can sneak into hospital networks via remote-access systems, such as remote desktop protocol servers on Windows computers. From there, they can disrupt patient care.