Jessica Davis is Senior Editor of Healthcare IT News.
By Jessica Davis 08:39 am February 23, 2018
While the insurer complied with the initial rounds of audits, Office of Personnel Management officials said it soon became clear Health Net didn’t intend to fully comply.
By Jessica Davis 02:44 pm February 22, 2018
The bill unanimously passed a state house committee on Wednesday and would set limits to the number of days a provider can prescribe initial opioid medications.
By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm February 22, 2018
The Charlottesville-based provider discovered the breach in December 2017 and has been working with the FBI on its investigation.
By Jessica Davis 04:53 pm February 21, 2018
In response to the Senate Finance Committee’s request for comment, the advocacy group points to interoperability as the biggest challenge to patient safety and access to patient prescribing history.
By Jessica Davis 04:47 pm February 21, 2018
The case heads back to a lower court where CareFirst faces a class action lawsuit from patients impacted by a 2014 breach of the insurance company.
By Jessica Davis 11:28 am February 21, 2018
While EHRs were implemented with the idea that they would reduce administrative costs, Harvard and Duke researchers found primary care services cost providers about $100,000 annually.
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am February 19, 2018
The amended bill that would cut breach reporting time in half for healthcare providers, unanimously passed a State House committee meeting last week.
By Jessica Davis 04:14 pm February 16, 2018
As part of its FY19 budget request, the agency is looking into how to leverage PDMPs to track prescribing histories, as well as reporting suspected abuse to the DEA.
By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm February 16, 2018
VA Committee Chair Phil Roe was also concerned that the amount doesn’t cover maintenance or the cost to update the infrastructure necessary to accommodate the new platform.
FDA budget requests include clinical software, natural language processing and real-time device data
By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm February 15, 2018
Agency Chief Scott Gottlieb also will establish a Center of Excellence on Digital Health designed to create a new way to evaluate third-party certifiers and supported by a cybersecurity unit.