Continuing medical education

HHS
By Mike Miliard 07:41 am September 30, 2015
As part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, HHS will dole out $685 million more to help health networks, group practices and other providers drive IT-enabled care coordination, quality improvement and cost reduction.
Mayo Clinic
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am September 01, 2015
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery.
Money growth
By Bernie Monegain 10:58 am August 04, 2015
The global market for telemedicine is expected to be worth more than $34 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor Intelligence.
doctor on laptop
By Sherree Geyer 09:26 am July 07, 2015
Hospitals that leverage online learning to reduce the cost of continuing education requirements may experience a bonus: lower lengths of stay, reduced readmissions and improved quality indicators.
World map
By Neil Versel 09:34 am December 03, 2014
Health insurer WellPoint is the launch partner for an online continuing medical education program emphasizing a global focus to diagnosing diseases, something that might have been helpful in handling recent Ebola cases.
By Mike Miliard 03:13 pm October 23, 2014
With basic health IT now near-ubiquitous across healthcare, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has announced substantial new funding meant to help practices put that technology to work delivering value-based care.
Laptop with padlock
By Mike Miliard 10:27 am April 23, 2014
Serving notice that "covered entities and business associates must understand that mobile device security is their obligation," the HHS Office for Civil Rights has settled with two organizations for a combined $1,975,220 penalty after their unencrypted computers were stolen.
Gamification comes to clinicians
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 17, 2014
There's been a lot of talk in the past few years -- some would say too much, and way too excited -- about gamification.
By Mike Miliard 04:44 pm November 21, 2013
The 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America is about a lot more than just imaging. As health information technology transforms care delivery, dozens of courses at McCormick Place this December will explore the ways IT can improve diagnostics.
By Eric Wicklund 10:41 am September 27, 2013
Farzad Mostashari, MD, the outgoing National Coordinator for Health IT, spoke with mHealthNews Editor Eric Wicklund and discussed his office's proudest achievements in the mHealth arena, the one thing the ONC has strived to avoid, and his take on the debate about adding another agency to regulate mHealth.

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