September 30, 2015
As part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, HHS will dole out $685 million more to help health networks, group practices and other providers drive IT-enabled care coordination, quality improvement and cost reduction.
September 01, 2015
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery.
August 04, 2015
The global market for telemedicine is expected to be worth more than $34 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor Intelligence.
July 07, 2015
Hospitals that leverage online learning to reduce the cost of continuing education requirements may experience a bonus: lower lengths of stay, reduced readmissions and improved quality indicators.
December 03, 2014
Health insurer WellPoint is the launch partner for an online continuing medical education program emphasizing a global focus to diagnosing diseases, something that might have been helpful in handling recent Ebola cases.
October 23, 2014
With basic health IT now near-ubiquitous across healthcare, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has announced substantial new funding meant to help practices put that technology to work delivering value-based care.
April 23, 2014
Serving notice that "covered entities and business associates must understand that mobile device security is their obligation," the HHS Office for Civil Rights has settled with two organizations for a combined $1,975,220 penalty after their unencrypted computers were stolen.
March 17, 2014
There's been a lot of talk in the past few years -- some would say too much, and way too excited -- about gamification.
November 21, 2013
The 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America is about a lot more than just imaging. As health information technology transforms care delivery, dozens of courses at McCormick Place this December will explore the ways IT can improve diagnostics.
September 27, 2013
Farzad Mostashari, MD, the outgoing National Coordinator for Health IT, spoke with mHealthNews Editor Eric Wicklund and discussed his office's proudest achievements in the mHealth arena, the one thing the ONC has strived to avoid, and his take on the debate about adding another agency to regulate mHealth.