Erin McCann | July 1, 2015 | 11:15 AM | Meaningful Use, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Analytics
Patrick Soon-Shiong, businessman, surgeon, scientist and founder of health IT company NantHealth announced he plans to take the company public by the end of the year. More
Erin McCann | June 30, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Business Intelligence, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
As healthcare providers shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment models, they're hitting some serious roadblocks -- one of them being that the majority of them lack sophisticated IT tools and analysis to support these new models. More
Erin McCann | June 29, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Workforce, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
In the newest payer-provider ACO partnership, UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with an eight-hospital health system to launch another accountable care organization, covering 12,300 individuals. More
Erin McCann | June 29, 2015 | 10:52 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Patient Engagement
The LGBTQ community is the focus of a new study that will tap Apple's clinical research platform as a tool to identify health disparities. More
MCLEAN, VA | Erin McCann | June 25, 2015 | 09:37 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Healtheway, the non-profit organization that supports nationwide interoperability and health information exchange initiatives, announced today that, thanks to the broadening scope of its activities, it is rebranding itself as The Sequoia Project. More
Erin McCann | June 24, 2015 | 16:28 PM | Network Infrastructure, Telehealth, Clinical
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization might be taking a telemedicine to global level, after looking into such a platform that would help the military alliance better respond to global disasters. More
Erin McCann | June 23, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
For those healthcare providers still resistant to technology, listen up: You're going to be left behind. From the "platform revolution" to the "Internet of me," a new Accenture report sees IT fundamentally reshaping the industry in... More
Erin McCann | June 22, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Telehealth, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
A controversial ban on administering abortion drugs via a telemedicine platform in Iowa has been overturned by the state's Supreme Court. More
NEW YORK | Erin McCann | June 22, 2015 | 10:37 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, Compliance & Legal
A former employee at a major New York health system has been indicted, along with seven others, for stealing personal data of 12,000 patients, enabling more than $50,000 in fraud. More
Erin McCann | June 17, 2015 | 22:06 PM | Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
The lion's share of medical identity theft victims can expect to pay upwards of $13,500 to resolve the crime. What's more, about 50 percent of consumers say they would find another healthcare provider if they were concerned about the security of... More
Erin McCann | June 15, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile, Analytics
In the 1990s, it was the Internet. In the early 2000s, it was about mobility. Now, it's the era of "living services," according to a new Accenture report, which sees healthcare soon providing a "new wave of transformative digital services... More
Erin McCann | June 12, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Privacy & Security
A Texas state agency has come forward to notify its Medicaid recipients that due to security shortfalls, their Social Security numbers and protected health information became accessible on the Internet. More