December 30, 2015
Regulators have logged dozens, even hundreds, of complaints against some health providers for violating federal patient privacy law. Warnings are doled out privately, but sanctions are imposed only rarely. Companies say they take privacy seriously.
December 22, 2015
One-third of chronic condition patients who exchanged emails with their care providers said the communication improved their care, a recent Kaiser Permanente study published in The American Journal of Managed Care shows.
December 17, 2015
Kaiser Permanente plans to build a medical school in Southern California, the integrated care giant announced on Thursday. The plan is to enroll the first class of 48 students in 2019.
December 14, 2015
Kaiser Permanente Ventures is betting big on telemedicine, investing $10 million in Vidyo, a visual communications company that integrates high definition video communications into electronic health record systems and workflow, Vidyo announced Monday.
December 04, 2015
Kaiser Permanente will acquire Seattle-based Group Health. Executives from both health systems, each known for early adoption of healthcare IT, announced their plans today.
November 12, 2015
The lack of effective patient data matching is an ongoing obstacle to seamless information exchange between organizations, according to a new study released this week by The Sequoia Project and the Care Connectivity Consortium.
November 02, 2015
Kumar Chatani, executive vice president and chief information officer of Mount Sinai Health System, has been distilling his management philosophy for some time.
August 26, 2015
EHR vendor Greenway Health is hailing what it calls a milestone in the world of healthcare interoperability: a collaboration with its customer Premise Health and several ambulatory providers that use IT systems from both from Greenway and Epic.
August 05, 2015
Health Catalyst has acquired Health Care DataWorks, a company with roots in Ohio State University, and one that works on improving patient outcomes much like Health Catalyst does.
July 13, 2015
Healthcare IT giant Epic is working on a clinical decision tool aimed at helping healthcare providers reduce the risk of falls in unsteady patients. The technology is expected to be ready and available to Epic's EHR clients by year's end.