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By Bill Siwicki 04:29 pm July 11, 2016
Advanced Plan for Health’s analytics technology will receive consumer health data from iHealth Labs mobile devices with the aim of enabling employers to reduce employee health costs and improve health outcomes.
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm July 11, 2016
One third of U.S. consumers are interested in receiving text message reminders from their doctors to take prescribed medicine, according to the Locent Text Adherence Survey.

"The promise of precision cardiovascular medicine and care can be realized when research and technology come together to deliver new insights," said American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown.

By Jessica Davis 11:28 am July 11, 2016
The American Heart Association is partnering with Amazon Web Services, in an effort to further cardiovascular medicine with AWS cloud technology.

Patrick Conway, MD, chief medical officer of CMS, says extending the Diabetes Prevention Program into Medicare would be a boon for population health.

By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am July 11, 2016
In a boost for population health, the move would keep focus on prevention, wellness and chronic disease management.

Healthcare jobs numbers up in June, continuing upward trajectory.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:13 am July 11, 2016
Numbers in healthcare sector rising at steady pace.
By Ephraim Schwartz 08:07 am July 11, 2016
Amid the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape peppered with hackers, ransomware, nation-states gunning for coveted PHI, hospitals must safeguard against attempts to penetrate their networks. Here's a roundup of the top IDS and IPS tools for doing that.
IDS and IPS HIPAA compliance
By Ephraim Schwartz 08:06 am July 11, 2016
The challenge for IT professionals is implementation because a product isn’t truly HIPAA-compliant until the system is in place.
IDS and IPS Buyers Guide
By Ephraim Schwartz 08:05 am July 11, 2016
Align your architecture and deployment to work within your budget while keeping in mind your annual costs of maintaining the system.
#HIT100 list on Twitter

The top 5 #HIT100​ winners from left: Mandi Bishop, Christopher Trappe, William G. Esslinger, Jr., John Nosta and Linda Stotsky.

By Tom Sullivan 07:35 am July 11, 2016
The highest ranking winners of the annual #HIT100 list on Twittter are in, and this year’s list brings new faces as well as some that many health IT professionals will recognize as familiar. 
claims denials revenue cycle
By Tom Sullivan 07:31 am July 11, 2016
Software for automating revenue cycle tasks can help healthcare providers gird for value-based care. But hospital executives should also know that technology alone will not suffice.  

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