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Mike Miliard | June 11, 2015 | 10:16 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Clinical
"The hospital gets very busy and there isn't always someone available to bounce ideas off of," said one nurse, responding to a recent poll that found that a whopping 88 percent of RNs consult with their mobile devices at work. "It's... More
Tom Sullivan | June 10, 2015 | 01:39 PM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
Could CMS be forced to oblige if more states start enacting similar anti-ICD-10 measures? More
Erin McCann | June 10, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Network Infrastructure, Telehealth, Patient Engagement
The nation's largest drugstore chain is set to expand its telehealth footprint, broadening its deployment of the MDLIVE platform and providing virtual doc visits to 25 states by year's end. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | June 10, 2015 | 10:18 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile, Telehealth
"Teladoc has infringed American Well's intellectual property," said Ido Schoenberg, co-founder and CEO of the Boston-based telehealth firm, as his company filed suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. More
Mike Miliard | June 10, 2015 | 09:46 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
A new study from Weill Cornell Medical College, published this week in Health Affairs, points to the emergence of "systematic differences" between physicians who participated in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and those who didn... More
Bernie Monegain | June 9, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records
Horizon Technology Finance has provided a $7.5 million venture loan to Medsphere Systems, developer of the OpenVista EHR. More
Erin McCann | June 9, 2015 | 11:04 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
U.S. lawmakers are making their third attempt in just over a month to tweak ICD-10 with new legislation. More
Bernie Monegain | June 9, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
BUILD Health Challenge, an ambitious countrywide healthcare initiative aimed at boosting health across communities, today awarded grants to 18 groundbreaking projects to improve health in low-income areas. More
Mike Miliard | June 9, 2015 | 09:23 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Accountable care and care continuity are not the same thing, but they have a whole lot in common. And the former pretty much depends on the latter. In Europe, much more than in the U.S., "they're very attuned to continuity of care." More
Mike Miliard | June 8, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
CSC has agreed to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission to the tune of $190 million, after SEC charged the firm with "manipulating financial results and concealing significant problems" related to its massive IT contract for U.K.'s... More
Bernie Monegain | June 8, 2015 | 10:13 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile, Analytics
Healthcare is flying high these days, with analytics seen as the next big wave on both the business and clinical sides of the industry. Two companies that just went public -- and one that has filed its intent to do so -- make for interesting indicators of... More
NEW YORK | Skip Snow | June 8, 2015 | 09:39 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Accountable Care
Kumar Chatani, executive vice president and chief information officer at New York's Mount Sinai Health System, offers his thoughts on best practices for EMR rollouts, technology-enabled accountable care and more. More