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RICHMOND, VA | Bernie Monegain | November 12, 2014 | 10:54 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Virginia-based Bon Secours Health System, with facilities across six states, has selected a combination of technology and services to help it achieve its goals for population health management, patient engagement and care management. More
Erin McCann | November 12, 2014 | 10:38 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
A state insurance plan subcontractor is at the center of a serious security incident after hackers gained three months of unfettered access to its computer system, compromising thousands of members' health records. More
Bernie Monegain | November 12, 2014 | 10:18 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Technology champion Penny Wheeler, president and chief clinical officer at Allina Health will become the first woman and the first physician named CEO at the 12-hospital health system. More
ORLANDO, FL | Healthcare IT News Staff | November 12, 2014 | 09:38 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security, Quality and Safety
If you're a provider or payer organization with a great story to tell about a patient engagement program that has improved care and reduced costs, here's your chance to share that success -- and learn from your peers. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | November 11, 2014 | 11:19 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Persistent regulatory and reimbursement roadblocks notwithstanding, nine out of 10 providers are moving forward with telemedicine projects, according to a new survey. More
Mike Miliard | November 11, 2014 | 10:38 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Workforce Management
The American Hospital Association released a toolkit on Nov. 11 that gives guidance for hiring veterans as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. But it's worth remembering that many returning service members also have much to offer when it comes... More
HAMPSHIRE, UK | Bernie Monegain | November 11, 2014 | 10:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure
New data suggests adoption of electronic health records is poised to save the healthcare industry some serious money over the next five years, as the systems are crucial in supporting infrastructure for a wide range of digital healthcare and mHealth projects. More
DANVILLE, PA | Bernie Monegain | November 11, 2014 | 09:43 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, a company founded by Geisinger, have connected a software app to an electronic health record by employing a new draft standard developed by international standards organization Health Level Seven. More
Government Health IT Staff | November 11, 2014 | 09:38 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Despite widespread skepticism about the efficacy of many health apps, some evidence is emerging that they might actually work. At least some of them. More
SALT LAKE CITY | Mike Miliard | November 10, 2014 | 11:09 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
In a bid to spur both "internal creativity and external disruption," Intermountain Healthcare is teaming up with Healthbox for a venture initiative meant to drive collaboration among inventors, entrepreneurs and others in the healthcare industry to... More
WASHINGTON | Erin McCann | November 10, 2014 | 11:08 AM | Electronic Health Records
In emergency situations like the Ebola crisis that reached American soil this fall, do covered entities need to comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? New guidance put out by the Department of Health and Human Services sheds light on how exactly organizations... More
SAN DIEGO | Bernie Monegain | November 10, 2014 | 10:16 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Sentrian, which bills itself as "the remote patient intelligence company," launched today with a roster of industry leaders at the helm, $12 million in seed money, a focus on chronic disease and the goal of eliminating all preventable hospital... More