The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT published the final version of its interoperability roadmap, a document that National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo called the culmination of "six years of success in adopting electronic health records," as well as of actions on the part of the federal government.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks collaborators on two projects to address email security concerns in healthcare and other industries.
StartUp Health is expanding its partnership with GE Ventures in an effort to help build up digital health companies.
When it comes to use of data in healthcare, one key component is collaboration between data scientists, physicians and others, according to Penn Medicine Chief Data Scientist Michael Draugelis.
A lack of standards when it comes to cybersecurity in healthcare is a barrier to stopping threats, improving interoperability and retaining patient trust, according to a group of hospital executives speaking Tuesday at a National Health IT Week event in the District of Columbia.
The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights on Monday launched an online platform that enables health technology developers to pose questions and concerns about HIPAA privacy protection.
The medical device industry sees an opportunity to repeal the much-maligned medical device tax enacted to help support the Affordable Care Act.
Three New Hampshire health systems will team up with payer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to form a new company that will enhance healthcare coordination.
Digital health funding for the first three quarters of 2015 has outpaced that raised during the same time period in 2014, which was a record year for investments, according to a Rock Health report.
Successful patient engagement by provider organizations is as much about culture change as updated technology, according to stakeholders speaking last week at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's annual consumer summit in the District of Columbia.
Some trends set to come in healthcare will include the ability for health data to be autopopulated, prescriptions based on algorithms and big brands controlling precision medicine, according to Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer.
In an effort to improve patient engagement, providers may benefit from looking for inspiration beyond U.S. healthcare, or even the industry altogether.
Teladoc shares fell last week after a report that Highmark is now renewing its contract with the telemedicine company.
Patient engagement has been one of the key trends in healthcare and health IT in 2015 and a new Deloitte survey examines where engagement is growing the most and what it means for the industry.
President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative poses security and privacy issues, but they're not all new challenges, Kirk Nahra, partner at the law firm Wiley Rein LLP, says in an interview at HealthcareInfoSecurity.com.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will develop a policy framework for identifying best practices, gaps and opportunities for the use of patient-generated health data in research and care delivery through 2024, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo announced Thursday.
Day 1 of ICD-10 use was a relative success, according to several hospital IT and information management leaders who spoke to FierceHealthIT.
Too often, security is seen as a technology rather than an initiative that should start at the top, according to a new report.
In a second wave of funding this year, the National Institutes of Health will be awarding $38 million more to projects as part of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.