October 28, 2015
A few months back, our columnist shared her struggle to obtain electronic copies of her and her daughter's health data. Overall, the results were disappointing. Unfortunately, some apps notwithstanding, they mostly still are.
July 24, 2015
Close on the heels of Aetna's mammoth bid for Humana earlier this month, Anthem has announced plans to buy Cigna in an even bigger deal. The acquisition would leave three big payers in the United States.
July 06, 2015
Health insurance giant Aetna will acquire rival insurer Humana in a $37 billion deal announced July 3. Aetna executives say the combined company will be positioned to better compete and to offer customers better value.
May 20, 2015
Payer report cards released today by health IT company athenathealth and healthcare communications firm ReviveHealth show insurers strong on operational performance, but still lacking in provider trust.
May 11, 2015
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened with federal reporting regulations.
April 20, 2015
(SPONSORED) Building on the success of last year's healthcare IT session track, the upcoming Citrix Synergy conference, May 12-14, brings even greater value to healthcare attendees.
April 14, 2015
U.S. healthcare must transition from a supply-based to a demand-based system, with patient choice at the center, said Bruce Broussard, Humana's president and CEO, at the HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday.
April 01, 2015
Whether this is your first or your 15th HIMSS show, the sheer size of the event can derail even the best laid plans. A conference veteran shares advice about making it through HIMSS15 intact.
March 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) Dean Mericka of the Allscripts Federal Sector talks interoperability and the role of the EHR in coordinated care and clinical decision support.
October 17, 2014
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, which represents more than 1,400 CIOs, and Health Level Seven International are working together to promote a standardized approach for exchanging healthcareinformation and to highlight the importance of developing and adopting standards to achieve interoperability.