Patient Engagement

CMS interoperability

CMS Administrator Seema Verma discusses policy and regulation issues with ONC chief Donald Rucker, MD, at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s annual meeting on Friday. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm December 01, 2017
The CMS Administrator talked about her personal mission to give patients a voice -- and better access to data they need.
By Bernie Monegain 12:48 pm November 30, 2017
Program will introduce the technology to 144 cancer patients already undergoing treatment at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
GE launches blood collection company Drawbridge Health
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am November 30, 2017
Company hopes to simplify the collection and transport of blood samples.
Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
Banner Health Epic to Cerner EHR

University Medical Center, Tuscon, Arizona, campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am November 22, 2017
New EHR has slowness issues and workflow delays that are causing longer patient wait times, a Banner spokesperson said.
By Jonah Comstock 12:51 pm November 21, 2017
The University of California at Davis Health System has received a $2 million grant over five years to test a telemedicine program for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities.
HIMSS Analytics
By Tom Sullivan 12:08 pm November 17, 2017
Providers in other countries have similar challenges and priorities to the U.S., but there are some differences as well.
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
doctors and EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm November 13, 2017
But only half of consumers think EHRs make healthcare safer, according to a new survey by HealtheLink.

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By Mike Miliard 03:15 pm November 06, 2017
Informatics group aims to make patients' online access to physicians' clinical notes the standard of care.

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