Later this year, construction will begin on Northern Kentucky University's Health Innovation Center, which will span 95,492 square feet.
Telemedicine is a three-legged stool that includes not only technology, but also improving access to healthcare and managing reimbursement issues, Mercy Health's chief medical information officer Stephen Beck, M.D., writes at HIT Consultant.
An initiative is underway by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to fund a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support Learning Network.
Chief information officers are key players when companies merge or are acquired, responsible for making sure the technologies from both companies can seamlessly integrate.
As the UPMC Health System builds out its analytics capabilities, an initiative now in its third year, it's started a formal data governance program, according to an article at Healthcare Informatics.
Mobile technologies and an increased push by states demanding coverage from insurance companies for telemedicine have prompted rapid growth in the industry, even as sluggishness from Medicare on the issue looms.
Patients who turn to websites such WebMD, Mayo Clinic and Ask MD for health queries more often than not get inaccurate information from the sites, according to a study by Harvard Medical School researchers.
Pharmaceutical companies are looking to data-sharing collaborations in their quest to develop new drugs and to demonstrate value of existing ones, according to a PwC report.
As technology makes work in hospitals and healthcare systems both easier and more complicated, the healthcare industry is in need of more IT security professionals.
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center must pay $218,400 for HIPAA violations through a agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.
A new House bill would require a transition period for ICD-10 by requiring dual coding in ICD-9 and ICD-10 for six months.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, via its proposed physician fee schedule for 2016, offers to expand telehealth payments and notes that federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics will be eligible to use new chronic care management codes if they comply with outlined health IT requirements.
The 21st Century Cures Act has sailed through the House with a vote of 344-77.
Design for electronic health records that is clinician-centered can help improve workflow in ambulatory healthcare settings, a recent report found.
Chief information officers may soon have to find themselves lawyers, because as cybersecurity attacks increase, the IT leaders could end up in the courtroom.
Researchers from Canada, Europe and the United States are calling on major funding agencies to set up a global genomic data repository in the cloud available to authorized researchers worldwide.
Interoperability in healthcare is of upmost importance, and in order to make rapid progress, government action will be necessary, with the private sector also playing a role, according to the American Hospital Association.
A Florida hospital could be in hot water for a potential high-profile HIPAA violation.
Third-party risk programs in healthcare lack maturity, which puts data at risk, according to a report from the Shared Assessments Program and Protiviti, a global consulting firm.