04:18 pm May 06, 2016
In another big surge for healthcare hiring, the industry added 44,000 jobs in April -- representing more than a quarter of the 160,000 jobs created that month, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
02:20 pm May 06, 2016
Dubbed release candidate number 3, the latest incarnation of the emerging interoperability standard also brings advancements for workflow, eClaims, CCDA profiles and provider directories.
Population health, revenue cycle, ambulatory tools a big opportunity for EHR makers, PiperJaffray says
12:02 pm May 06, 2016
In response to Cerner missing projected revenues, financial analysts said the market for other technologies is heating up and can increase deal sizes.
10:23 am May 06, 2016
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief Andy Slavitt asks hospital executives for 'meaningful engagement' with the proposed new MACRA policy, and hints they should follow Washington rule-making closely in the near future.
09:35 am May 06, 2016
The health system’s CEO said it is creating an innovation arm to improve the patient experience as well as post-acute and behavioral health services.
04:58 pm May 05, 2016
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations believe personalized medicine is already having a measurable effect on patient outcomes, according to a new survey. Even more, 75 percent, say it will impact their organizations over the next two years.
11:35 am May 05, 2016
With the healthcare industry suddenly accounting for nearly 25 percent of all data breaches, a new study from The Brookings Institution suggests some new cybersecurity strategies are needed.
11:32 am May 05, 2016
A new survey of more than 1,500 women revealed that they frequently encounter obstacles that impact salary and career advancement, according to Women Who Code. Seventy five percent of jobs in the U.S. will require technology skills within the next decade, according to Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival.
IBM unveils iPhone and iPad cognitive app with machine learning and predictive analytics features for surgeons
10:23 am May 05, 2016
In a deal with Bausch + Lomb, IBM announced a cloud-based app that helps cataract specialists plan and conduct surgeries.
Optum teams with Medecision, TriZetto to add population health capabilities to Medicaid Management Information Systems
10:01 am May 05, 2016
Optum has partnered with Medecision and TriZetto to deliver a new platform for Medicaid Management Information Systems that brings features specifically for population health management.