The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a long-awaited proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, or MACRA, on Wednesday, ushering in some big changes for the ways physicians are assessed for quality of care and use of information technology.
Withings' smartphone-connected scales can enable remote patient monitoring and population health management.
A legal expert discusses the Office for Civil Rights' outreach to the healthcare and technology industries on the subject of where and how HIPAA does and does not apply in the growing arena of mHealth.
Michael A. Stoto, professor of health systems administration and population health at Georgetown University. (Photo courtesy Georgetown)
Geisinger Health System has enlisted 100,000 people for its genomic study and did so more quickly than expected. Attracting so many volunteers over two years has prompted program executives to raise the bar to 250,000 or more participants.
Digital document kingpin Adobe has unveiled the first integration between Adobe Sign and Adobe Marketing Cloud. The integration is designed to eliminate costs and inefficiencies surrounding manual, paper-based processes for enrolling and services, including healthcare enrollment, registration and services.
Sutter Health is one of Truven's 15 Top Health Systems for 2016.
In the first major overhaul of Medicaid managed care requirements in more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published new rules on April 25 that affect how Medicaid works for the nearly two-thirds of beneficiaries who get their coverage through private managed care plans.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has "made significant improvements by recasting the EHR meaningful use program and by reducing quality reporting burdens," said AMA President Steven Stack, MD.