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Erin McCann | July 16, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Patient Engagement
Feeling down? Your smartphone will most likely know before you or your doctors do, after a recent study showed promise for an mHealth app that detects depression and monitors at-risk populations. More
Don Yish | July 16, 2015 | 10:42 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Accountable Care
The healthcare industry can be prone to overuse -- and sometimes misuse -- of buzzwords and acronyms. From "population health management" to "interoperability," it's worth unpacking what these terms really mean. More
Bernie Monegain | July 16, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
NantHealth has completed its acquisition of Harris Corp.'s commercial Healthcare Solutions business. Harris, a clinical integration system company, has retained its government healthcare services business. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | July 16, 2015 | 10:12 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical
NYU Langone Medical Center will launch the first mental health consortium of its kind in New York City dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury, thanks to a $1.5 million to gift from the Home Depot... More
Tom Sullivan | July 16, 2015 | 08:00 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
The predicted dip in productivity can be "a minor speed bump or a gigantic crater." That all depends on a number of factors and it's not too late to start mitigating them ahead of the deadline. More
Tom Sullivan | July 15, 2015 | 02:47 PM | Policy and Legislation
Marilyn Tavenner to represent the political and economic interests of America's commercial payers. More
Bernie Monegain | July 15, 2015 | 09:37 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's electronic surveillance framework for hospitalized kids is poised to significantly reduce false-positive identification of serious health conditions. More
Healthcare IT News | July 15, 2015 | 07:51 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Cloud Computing
Despite all the promise predictive and prescriptive analytics hold for population health management, there are obstacles healthcare organizations will have to overcome when it comes to big data. More
Sherree Geyer | July 15, 2015 | 07:24 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination." More
HORSHAM, PA | Bernie Monegain | July 14, 2015 | 09:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Healthcare IT company NextGen Healthcare Information Systems has connected to the Mass HIway, marking the opening of a new secure electronic communication channel for healthcare providers in Massachusetts. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | July 14, 2015 | 09:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Maybe a "doctor knows best" attitude worked in Dr. Marcus Welby's day, but today we mere patients have vast resources available to us at our fingertips and can quickly gain a basic understanding of our medical conditions and treatment options. More
Tom Sullivan | July 14, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Cloud Computing
Healthcare organizations can use the new platform’s functions for archiving, encryption, auditing and event monitoring -- all in the cloud. More