Government & Policy
08:01 am January 11, 2017
The organizations aim to advance the secure exchange of health information and will start by focusing on data related to oncology.
09:56 am January 10, 2017
The Office for Civil Rights said the Presence suit marks the first HIPAA enforcement action it imposed on a provider for lack of timely breach notification.
07:44 am January 10, 2017
Emerging models, such as value-based care, cannot adequately move forward without factoring in the role social determinants of health play.
01:53 pm January 09, 2017
The outgoing national coordinator discusses interoperability, the promise of innovation and how he used a Palm Pilot to be a better clinician at the point of care.
02:02 pm January 06, 2017
The outgoing department head touts big advancements in access to care, quality improvements and cost efficiencies - thanks in large part to health IT and data-driven innovation. But she points to much work still to be done in the years ahead.
12:59 pm January 06, 2017
Of 1,367 quality measures, more than 800 overlapped or had similar focus, according to the agency, which calls for comprehensive database of measures under development.
07:01 am January 06, 2017
Our roundup of the education sessions, Interop Showcase and other events at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando this February.
02:09 pm January 05, 2017
The agencies have integrated the eCQI Resource Center with the United States Health Information Knowledgebase, enabling users to compare different versions and metadata of electronic clinical quality measures.
11:56 am January 05, 2017
From health policy to cybersecurity, better interoperability to more usable EHRs – a long list of hopes for the year ahead.
11:57 am January 04, 2017
A white hat hacker says he notified DoD subcontractor Potomac Healthcare on Dec. 29, but the files remained online for more than an hour after the initial warning.