With the FCC on the verge of repealing net neutrality rules, there's considerable uncertainty about how the change will affect the healthcare industry, with telemedicine, particularly for rural hospitals, up in the air.
More than 18,000 Henry Ford Health System patients' personal health information was viewed or stolen in early October by an unknown person or entity who hacked the Detroit-based health system's electronic health records.
Apple and Stanford Medicine are launching a research study that uses the Apple Watch to identify irregular heart rhythms. The tech giant is reportedly working on EHRs and other healthcare technologies as well.
Through the Health Wizz app, patients can aggregate their data and receive cryptocurrency in exchange for handing it over to pharmaceutical companies and others.
As healthcare inches toward value-based care, EHRs are more important than ever. Vendors are working with providers to improve their offerings, going beyond meeting the bare minimum federal requirements for their software.
Project Japan has long struggled to find a fail-safe way to accurately identify patients and match them to their records. Despite some movement on the issue in Washington, D.C., a solution is still far off.
With net neutrality on the verge of repeal, some healthcare experts worry the industry, and especially rural organizations, will struggle with the policy changes.
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.