Twitter Chat
By Michael Gaspar 02:17 pm March 21, 2018
To help understand the challenges of precision medicine, we're calling on our community to share their ideas and lessons learned during the #PrecisionHIT Twitter Chat on April 19.
medication adherence technology

Lynn Community Health Center in Lynn, Massachusetts. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm March 21, 2018
Partners HealthCare, Triad Healthcare undertake separate initiatives focused on reducing costs with by delivering notifications to clinicians about patients not complying with treatment regimens.
OCR investigating Banner Health

Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:34 pm March 21, 2018
The Arizona health system is cooperating with the investigation but expects to receive negative findings and a potential fine.
Morehouse Healthcare scores National Committee for Quality Assurance recognition for patient-centered care

Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:27 pm March 21, 2018
NCQA says the physician group earned the Patient-Centered Medical Home designation for coordinated care and evidence-based medicine.
By 10:33 am March 21, 2018
A roundup of big ideas from experts on interoperability, patient engagement, security, cloud computing, innovation, policy and more during HIMSS18.
Research Finds States Remain Committed to Value-Based Payment Models
By 09:32 am March 21, 2018
Change Healthcare study reveals an innovative and collaborative mosaic of activity across the nation.
HIPAA compliance GDPR privacy law in Europe
By Jessica Davis 09:31 am March 21, 2018
By May 25, U.S. providers caring for EU patients will need to brush up on consent forms, data sharing and privacy monitoring because the General Data Protection Regulation is tougher than HIPAA.
How to put behavioral economics to work for more effective patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 03:49 pm March 20, 2018
Experts from Penn Medicine, Sutter Health and VAL Health say psychological insights into decision-making processes can lead to big improvements in health habits.
Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance takes $100,000 Hearst Health Prize

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance in Boston. Credit: Google Street View

By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm March 20, 2018
Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health announced today that the 
AHIMA calls on Congress to fight opioids with information sharing, patient matching
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm March 20, 2018
The group says privacy can still be maintained while giving care providers secure access to relevant substance abuse data and calls on Congress to allow HHS to pursue patient ID strategies.

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