The Department of Health and Human Services will share its community and population health data with technology innovators and public health officials in the hope that they will use it to create new applications and tools to improve the health of Americans.
The term may carry with it wispy and ephemeral connotations, but cloud data storage is regulated by the same ironclad security and compliance rules as traditional server storage.
No issue is more important to healthcare providers than data management, according to a new global survey of healthcare executives, conducted by BridgeHead Software, which develops and markets healthcare storage virtualization solutions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has tapped Northrop Grumman to develop a national repository for tracking incentive payments to healthcare providers that CMS will pay for meaningful use of electronic health records starting in 2011.
Concord Hospital, a regional medical center and one of the busiest acute care hospitals in New Hampshire, will roll out a new platform to streamline data integration.
It may seem unlikely today, but within the next 10 years there will be widespread use of electronic health records across the country, the nation's health IT chief predicted Thursday.
Physicians taking part in a two-year medical home pilot program will soon have access to new technology designed to help them identify patient care opportunities.
A survey sponsored by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Dell has found that the data centers of small and medium-sized hospitals in North America, Europe, and China are not prepared for the "wave of data" that will soon be inundating them.
The Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North America Connectathon, in its 11th year, is showing how to get interoperability done right.
The market for picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) technology is moving from gold rush to replacement, while computed radiography (CR) is moving into physician practices, according to KLAS.