CVS Health has officially opened its Innovation Lab in Boston.
Forty-six Democrats joined 234 Republicans in the House who voted Thursday to repeal the much-maligned medical device tax.
Teladoc is the latest healthcare company to gear up for an initial public offering.
Add Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle to the growing list of facilities looking to transition to the cloud.
A safe of hard drives containing patient information collected in Lancaster County ambulances has gone missing--and is just one of many recent security breaches plaguing the healthcare industry.
Provider organizations continue to lag behind in testing for the transition to ICD-10, according to a survey unveiled Wednesday by the eHealth Initiative.
Healthcare organizations in Massachusetts are creating a Web portal to allow companies to work with academic medical centers in the state.
A draft funding bill released by the House Appropriations Committee gives the Health and Human Services Department $298 million more than last year, but the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's funding will remain at $60 million.
The rise of technology in healthcare is creating new roles within the industry and requiring doctors and nurses to be tech-savvy as well, according to a story in the Financial Times.
For years, federal officials have given the U.S. departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs flak for failing to make their electronic health record systems interoperable. The decibel level of such complaints rose astronomically following a February 2013 decision to abandon development of a joint EHR, and has grown deafening in recent months as the push for interoperability of all health records systems continues to gain steam throughout the halls of Congress.
Deven McGraw, who was an integral part of the Health IT Policy Committee's Privacy and Security Workgroup, will step into a new role at the Health and Human Service Department's Office for Civil rights as the deputy director for health information privacy.
Healthcare.gov was a "documented disaster," President Barack Obama told Fast Company in an interview on technology in the District of Columbia.
In his own doctor's office, cybersecurity expert Gary Glover found he could gain unauthorized access to physician practice data.
Southeastern Pennsylvania-based health information exchange HealthShare Exchange has eased the flow of information in Philadelphia where there are multiple overlapping health systems.
For patients to not only become engaged in their own healthcare through use of digital tools, but stay engaged, developers, behavioral scientists and designers need to work together, according to behavioral health scientist Steph Habif.
Widespread health information exchange, revised telemedicine reimbursement policies and patient empowerment are all necessary to bolster treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives said in a letter to legislators serving in the Senate Finance Committee's Chronic Care Working Group this week.
Information of patients at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York may have been compromised after the left of laptops from a contractor's office.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and PatientsLikeMe soon will work together to use patient-reported data to better understand drug safety.
Many chief executive officers don't embrace the threat of a cyberattack as a business risk, and healthcare organizations should fire those high-level executives immediately, Mansur Hasib, M.D., writes at Enterprise Tech.
New legislation that calls for a grace period or transition period to ICD-10 is misguided and could have negative impacts on implementation of the new code set, according to proponents of ICD-10.