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Erin McCann | August 27, 2015 | 11:05 AM | Privacy & Security, Workforce, Policy and Legislation
Turns out the Department of Veterans Affairs uses a Web-based communication platform that isn't exactly secure. In fact, a new report suggests VA practices in this case might have put protected health information at serious risk. More
Tom Sullivan | August 27, 2015 | 10:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Signed in conjunction with a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, this deal aims to address one of the department's biggest public problems. More
Bernie Monegain | August 27, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
CVS is working with three telehealth companies -- American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc -- on how, together with pharmacies, they might expand and improve patient care. More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2015 | 10:08 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
More than 80 percent of healthcare CIOs, CTOs and other security leaders polled by KPMG say their organizations have been victimized by at least one cyber attack in the past two years -- and many still feel like sitting ducks. More
Bernie Monegain | August 27, 2015 | 08:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson earned $6,599,410 - or 102 times the $65,000 median pay for employees at the Kansas City, Mo.-based health IT company, according to research firm Glassdoor. More
Healthcare IT News | August 27, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Mike Miliard | August 26, 2015 | 10:46 AM | Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Accountable Care
Analytics firm Inovalon, which develops cloud-based intervention technology for payers, physicians and ACOs, will acquire Avalere Health, which provides advisory services and business intelligence tools to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. More
CARROLLTON, GA | Bernie Monegain | August 26, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
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. More
Henry Powderly | August 26, 2015 | 09:22 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation, Accountable Care
Despite the many Medicare shared savings ACOs that cut enough of their spending in 2014 to merit financial incentives, the lion's share of them fell below the payment threshold, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday. More
LEXINGTON, MA | Mike Miliard | August 26, 2015 | 06:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy & Security
Offering a novel approach to a complex security challenge, Imprivata on Tuesday introduced PatientSecure, a patient identification platform that uses palm vein biometrics to link patients with their EHRs. More
Bernie Monegain | August 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Cloud Computing
Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart. More
Erin McCann | August 25, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
One cloud-based EHR company has just inked its 600th partnership deal, one of the newest being with big-name clinical lab startup Theranos. More