December 16, 2015
OpenNotes, a national initiative to provide patients with access to their doctors' and clinicians' notes, has scored $10 million in new funding in total from Cambia Health Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
December 08, 2015
Google's Alphabet unit christened its so-called "moonshot" health laboratory with the name Verily. The lab houses four main teams working on hardware, software, clinical, and science projects.
November 03, 2015
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has launched a new research center to evaluate and transform care for cardiovascular conditions.
October 21, 2015
For precision medicine to become widespread, healthcare organizations must become "data-driven enterprises," wherein physicians use the information most pertinent to their patients.
September 18, 2015
Timothy G. Ferris, MD, is senior vice president for population health management at Partners HealthCare, one of the top healthcare systems in the country, and one that is committed to making a difference on that front.
September 03, 2015
Epic, Cerner and athenahealth were the only EHR vendors to post a gain in market in 2014. Moreover, competitors Epic and athenahealth alone held fast to their market share in 2014.
August 17, 2015
Five years after being chosen as one of three pilot locations for the OpenNotes project, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is seeing encouraging returns from allowing patients access to their clinical notes.
June 05, 2015
In what may be a scientific breakthrough, researchers have developed an experimental new blood test that can identify virtually every virus to which an individual has been exposed. Its pilot phase showed people testing positive for an average of 10 virus species.
March 19, 2015
Whether an electronic health record works well or not depends who you are: The opinions of clinicians and IT staff can vary widely. But a new EHR satisfaction survey from Black Book suggests that perspective gap may be narrowing.
February 24, 2015
Over the past 10 years or more, information technology has markedly changed the treatment and care cancer patients receive today.