Interoperability
The House Energy and Commerce Committee gave the 21st Century Cures bill a unanimous sendoff Thursday, voting 51-0 to approve. But the proposed legislation faces big hurdles on the interoperability front. More
Today’s Headlines
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief...
Steve Shirley, chief information officer at the 350-bed Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado,...
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $120 million to fund 34 clinical...
It took a health insurance company almost a year to notify some 1.1 million of its members that their...
Chicago-based EHR company Allscripts will lay off 250 employees across the company, with 60 of the cuts...
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General, an independent government...
Chicago's Advocate Health Care has 13 hospitals and one of the largest accountable care...
What to make of the newest Congressional wrangling over the conversion to ICD-10 and the rekindled...
As it aims to broaden its predictive analytics and personalized health capabilities, Welltok, developer...
The small physician practice isn't what it used to be. Today, solo docs and small practices are...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Stacking coins
To date, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has paid out more than $30 billion in EHR incentive cash to hospitals and providers that ...More
Paperwork and stethoscope
One thing about ICD-10 is becoming crystal clear: The compliance deadline is not going to arrive without Congressional resistance. A new GOP-sponsored House bill calls ...More
Doctor with patient and family
The market for technology aimed at closing gaps in patient care is set for big growth in the next five years, as vendors aim to ...More
Analytics and mobile devices
Signs are everywhere that healthcare is finally starting to see the transformative potential of analytics, just as many other industries have for years. Nonetheless, "there ...More
U.S. Capitol
Now that the actual proposed legislation for the new Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015 is available, here's what we know about Republican Texas Rep. ...More
Padlock on computer chip
Developing new cures for the thousands of diseases for which there is none may seem all well and good -- but some patient advocates say ...More
Frustrated doctor
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened ...More
Doc holding help wanted sign
April proved to be a good month for healthcare jobs, after the industry added more than double the positions seen in March, signifying the largest ...More
Rocket illustration
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total ...More