Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Jessica Davis 10:29 am December 03, 2015
Fewer than half of U.S. hospitals support an infrastructure capable of two-factor authentication, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT reported in November, while 35 percent of critical access hospitals and 40 percent of small rural hospitals report the lowest levels of capability.
IBM and Manipal
By Bernie Monegain 06:05 am December 03, 2015
Manipal Hospitals' corporate and teaching facilities in Bangalore, India, will be rolling out IBM's Watson for Oncology, a platform trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Doctor with tablet
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am December 02, 2015
On Wednesday, drchrono launched what it touts as the first medical billing and business intelligence app designed specifically for the iPad. The tool allows medical practices to view claims and billing statuses from mobile devices.
Stack of coins
By Bernie Monegain 06:30 am December 02, 2015
The global healthcare cybersecurity market is expected to exceed $10 million by 2022. To be exact, a new report pegs the market at $10,848.87 million in U.S. dollars.
Error screen
By Jessica Davis 10:57 am December 01, 2015
Health IT is moving toward a consumer engagement focus to fuel population health. But despite a growing patient demand for electronic access to personal health records, technical and political barriers often limit the amount, value and accessibility of data.
Pediatrician and child
By Bernie Monegain 07:18 am December 01, 2015
Researchers at UCLA and USC will employ a $6 million award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to develop technology to help children with asthma.
Doctor using laptop
By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 am December 01, 2015
In a deal that will have implications for rural and community hospitals as well as the post-acute care market, Computer Programs and Systems announced Nov. 25 that it would acquire rival Healthland Holding and its affiliates for $250 million.
Doctors with images on laptop
By Mike Miliard 11:36 am November 30, 2015
At RSNA in Chicago today, Nuance announced it's joined forces with the The National Decision Support Company, unveiling new tools that combine clinical decision support, radiology reporting and image sharing technology.
By Jessica Davis 11:13 am November 30, 2015
Innovations in healthcare face challenges without a continuous assessment of growing health IT needs. Furthermore, interoperability is crucial to the effectiveness of IT systems as they move from volume-based to value-based care, a new report from the American Hospital Association shows.
Person with Apple Watch
By Tom Sullivan 10:14 am November 30, 2015
It sounds almost shadowy and top-secret: An innovation wing in Louisiana is home to cutting-edge work undertaken by Apple, Epic and a tech-savvy provider. That would be Ochsner Health System.

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