After getting feedback from across the industry, the Joint Commission decided to pull the plug on telehealth standards that had been flying under the radar.
Outcome Health, a high-profile tech company based in Chicago, took a huge hit to its carefully polished image following allegations that the company has overbilled some drugmakers for advertising that may not have appeared.
Physicians hoping to succeed under new alternative payment models face a significant hurdle, and one that's out of their control: vendor readiness.
If passed, the bill would give the HHS secretary more discretion for meaningful use requirements. That could make compliance easier for providers.
A new survey shows an "engagement gap" between what tools payers and providers are offering and what patients are actually using.
The HIPAA privacy rule allows providers to disclose protected health information under certain circumstances, such as when public safety is threatened. But local hospitals will have to be careful, especially with so many requests for information from families, friends, and the media.
Hold onto your virtual hats—it's National Health IT Week, a time for celebration and "awareness" of healthcare information technology.
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The Veterans Affairs Department wants to allow providers to conduct telehealth visits with patients without geographic barriers. The proposal complements recent efforts to expand technology use in veterans' healthcare.
At this year's users' group meeting, Epic developers and executives showed off tools and apps that they hope will improve the EHR experience for both patients and providers.
The revenue cycle and analytics company, which merged with McKesson's technology business in March, will bring blockchain to its administrative and financial network by the end of the year.
Tempus, Eric Lefkofsky's cancer-data company, is getting a $70 million boost from some familiar partners: New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth. The two Washington, D.C.-area venture funds led a new round of financing that brings the total outside investments in Tempus to $130 million.