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CMS overpaid to incentive programs
By Jessica Davis 12:23 pm June 16, 2017
The last time the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services discovered overpayments it started auditing more providers. Because that could happen again, hospitals need to be sure documentation is in order right away.
precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm June 16, 2017
I caught a glimpse of the future of healthcare this week: artificial intelligence, gene surgeons, an emerging FHIR- and phone-based architecture and more.
precision medicine researching dementia
By Bernie Monegain 11:34 am June 16, 2017
The Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will work to identify biomarkers and advance disease detection, diagnosis, and measurement.
Greg Touhill

Greg Touhill, former US CISO, testifies at congressional hearing on Thursday.

By Jessica Davis 10:44 am June 16, 2017
Greg Touhill left the position in February after the Trump transition. The President has left the position, which Obama rated in 2016, thus far vacant.
healthcare innovation lab
By Mike Miliard 10:36 am June 16, 2017
The Ideation Program for Healthcare aims to foster and incubate new IT or best practices that improve the healthcare experience.
securing email
By Bill Siwicki 10:28 am June 16, 2017
Spam filters are one thing, but if a hacker takes over an e-mail domain, spoofing and phishing can become precise and dangerous. But there are tools available that can help.
apple health
By Bernie Monegain 05:20 pm June 15, 2017
The company aims to pull all healthcare information, such as labs and medications, into one place.
athenahealth and apple
By Tom Sullivan 04:24 pm June 15, 2017
Financial analysts are suggesting that the computing giant buy athenahealth to gain a foothold in the healthcare space.
By Gus Venditto 04:16 pm June 15, 2017
The ride-sharing service is charged with defaming a woman and obtaining her records without authorization.
electronic health records workflow
By Mike Miliard 02:25 pm June 15, 2017
Fewer clicks, less alert fatigue promised as M*Modal bolsters its machine learning-enabled computer-assisted physician documentation technology with Epic's CDI tool.

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