About 200 Outcome Health employees—37% of its staff of 535—have taken buyouts as the beleaguered healthcare advertising company faces allegations that it misled advertisers with inflated results.
Outcome Health's biggest problem used to be keeping up with all the new hires. Now the company is cutting back staff for the second time in less than two months.
The HHS appointees include one of the founders of the HL7 standards organization and a former president of the American Medical Association.
The College of Project Japan Information Management Executives on Wednesday announced it is suspending its $1 million national patient identification challenge.
With the VA and Cerner set to finalize their new EHR contract, VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin assured lawmakers that the system will result in greater interoperability between the VA, Defense Department and community providers.
During her tenure at the ONC, DeSalvo fleshed out the meaningful use program and pushed for greater interoperability.
Though providers could better engage patients by allowing them to write in their own medical notes, the practice might also increase the workload, according to a research letter published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A New York state judge refused to freeze $225 million given to Outcome Health's co-founders as part of a recent funding round after a last-minute change in the allegations.
Throughout my career in health care policy, many health economists have been pretty emphatic that technology is a cost driver for hospitals and health systems. It is an obvious conclusion. The fee-for-service model led to a medical arms race where the institutions that had the newest and greatest...
Even if Outcome Health could take a magic purple pill and make its current legal and PR troubles go away, the job of peddling TV screens and tablets to doctors is going to be an uphill climb.
To boost engagement, providers are using wayfinding apps that help patients navigate hospitals, digital tools that automate follow-up texts after procedures, bill-paying and appointment reminders and partnering with Uber or Lyft to get patients to appointments.
A senator called on government and private industry to work together and build out broadband infrastructure and increase adoption to boost video visits and other internet-intensive healthcare services.