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ransomware attacks

Center for Orthopaedic Specialists in West Hills, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 02:27 pm April 26, 2018
Hackers hit the IT vendor of three Center for Orthopaedic Specialists locations in February, which locked out users and encrypted patient data.
epic EHR

Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.
precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:15 pm April 26, 2018
Richard Milani, MD, said healthcare is headed for big changes and the sooner hospitals and practices get on board with connected consumers and easy access to data, the better off they'll be.
VA Secretary pick Ronny Jackson withdraws

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson meets with Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) in his office on Capitol Hill April 16. Credit: Mark Wilson, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 11:09 am April 26, 2018
The White House Physician was already facing an uphill battle to be confirmed when 23 people accused him of improper work conduct.
CMS interoperability
By Susan Morse 10:27 am April 26, 2018
The next phase of meaningful use is to create an ecosystem of APIs and apps, end data blocking and give patients choices about what tools they use to access their medical information.
telemedicine

GlobalMed's telemedicine tool at a workplace clinic. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 09:31 am April 26, 2018
The Senate HELP committee passed the Opioid Crisis Act of 2018, which, among other provisions, outlines the importance of telemedicine use in the country’s fight against the opioid epidemic.
Providers still struggle to put clinical data to use.
Sponsored
By 09:30 am April 26, 2018
Providers still struggle to put clinical data to use.
CMS meaningful use
By Susan Morse 03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
mayo clinic Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm April 25, 2018
As ambitious as consolidating onto a single electronic health record platform is, there’s even more to Mayo Clinic’s plan that took nearly five years to complete.
population health HIE

Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.

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