10:43 am October 31, 2013
As CommonWell Health Alliance, the new interoperability coalition of health IT vendors, approaches the start of its first pilot project, company officials used AHIMA's annual conference in Atlanta to highlight the biggest health information exchange hurdles currently facing vendors and providers.
10:39 am October 10, 2013
A Tennessee-based healthcare provider is notifying thousands of patients that their protected health information has been compromised following a privacy breach due to unencryption. The incident has prompted the hospital to move its records to an encrypted cloud-based server.
12:00 am September 20, 2013
Eighty-seven percent of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a recent survey.
12:00 am September 20, 2013
Football season is now in full swing, and the hits keep coming. Now, more than ever, football is a dangerous game. That’s why the National Football League has finally embraced a full array of health information technology and radiology tools to help diagnose and track the litany of injuries that could afflict even the luckiest guy on the gridiron...
10:55 am September 04, 2013
The majority of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a new survey, with most favoring the move to a fully integrated practice management, EHR and medical software product, accessible through the cloud on any browser or device.
11:09 am August 15, 2013
The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday they will partner with Carestream Health to develop new imaging technology aimed at early detection of brain injuries. It's just the latest development for a league that's deploying health IT in football stadiums nationwide.
12:00 am August 15, 2013
This morning, National HIT Coordinator Farzad Mostashari resigned. His letter to ONC staff was profound. As I read it, I felt a lump in my throat. He will be missed.
10:22 am June 18, 2013
Nontraditional care delivery models such as accountable care organizations and patient centered medical homes have been gaining traction in the healthcare arena, with more than half of physicians and other industry professionals now participating in these programs, according to new survey findings released Monday.
10:54 am April 15, 2013
The electronic prescribing systems market is estimated to grow to $794 million, at a compound annual growth rate of 26 percent from 2012 to 2017, according to a new study by MarketsandMarkets, which analyzed the major market drivers, restraints and opportunities around the world.
11:23 am March 12, 2013
CareCloud, a Miami-based company that provides cloud-based practice management, electronic health records and medical billing software and services, has opened a Boston office, located in the heart of the city's Innovation District.