Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar lashed out on Monday at healthcare stakeholders critical of a proposed rule from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT meant to enable patient access to their electronic medical records.
As healthcare organizations move data and applications offsite, it becomes increasingly important to assess all costs and risks.
Changes to information technology and billing systems will be essential to cope with the new coding guidelines.
A group representing healthcare security pros warns that hospitals and healthcare organizations could be top priority targets because of their relatively weak security.
As organizations aim to integrate various types of images into clinical systems, HIT executives need to take steps to maximize benefits and minimize risks.
Payers’ applications of HIT, tech giant moves into healthcare and growing uses of artificial intelligence topped the charts this past year.
Medical identity theft is a growing problem, and criminals are looking for gaps in cyber defenses.
Health Data Management is the information resource that medical and IT professionals are leveraging to shape healthcare's future.
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President and CEOMedsphere Systems Corp.January 23
Chief executive officerPulse SecureJanuary 22
With concern growing about the spread of the coronavirus, healthcare IT vendor Epic has updated its standard travel screening questionnaire to identify possible cases.January 26
Progress is being made in the Medicare program to document a subset of ICD-10-CM codes used to capture social determinants of health data.January 26
The use of technology has made limited inroads in reducing the impact of prior authorization, even as requests for this documentation increases, according to a national group’s recent survey.January 26
A London private equity investment firm has purchased a stake in Intelerad Medical Systems, a Montreal-based company that develops medical imaging software and workflow solutions.January 24
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey plans to help members monitor diabetes with cell phones, under an agreement with Livongo, provider of a chronic condition management platform.January 24
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned providers and patients about cybersecurity vulnerabilities for certain GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers.January 23
A new cloud-based application has been built to streamline specimen collecting, tracking and labeling, while also automating laboratory receiving and processing procedures.July 23
Three critical access hospitals in Montana have selected the Evident electronic health records system of CPSI as well as its TruBridge revenue cycle management software.July 23
The recent data breach at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services demonstrates the risk that hired third-party vendors pose to healthcare organizations.July 18
A recent survey suggests that a majority of healthcare organizations are now putting data in the cloud, often without sufficient security protection.July 17
Providers may be placing too much trust in cybersecurity practices that are not sophisticated enough to deter high-level attacks by hackers.July 17