In the wake of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner's recently announced resignation, several healthcare organizations are praising her work at the agency, much of which focused on innovation in the industry.
A majority of healthcare executives foresee a return on investment in population health management programs within three to four years, according to a survey by KPMG.
With no start date set for the next round of HIPAA audits, some worry that it could be like "the boy who cried wolf."
Telemedicine is not only revolutionizing how people receive healthcare at home, but it also is being used in a wide array of locations--including prisons.
Draft guidance documents published Friday morning by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in compliance with actions outlined in its FDASIA Health IT Report, propose both to regulate medical device accessories based on risks they present when used as intended with their parent devices and not regulate products intended only for general wellness.
Royal Philips and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are teaming up in an effort to use big data to take a more comprehensive look at critical care.
When a disease outbreak occurs, often the panic that ensues is worse than the disease itself. To that end, a team of researchers has come up with a computer model to forecast overreactions.
Patients increasingly are looking for healthcare providers that offer digital services, but many still fail to do so, according to a recent survey.
Doctors who use EHRs are only slightly more likely than those who don't to receive the patient information they need for coordinated care, according to research from AHRQ researchers who surveyed 4,500 office-based physicians. They found that roughly 33 percent used an EHR system and shared patient health information electronically.
A multi-stakeholder effort is necessary to create the culture, infrastructure and policies needed to further responsible data-sharing for clinical trials, an Institute of Medicine report finds.
Current healthcare technology must be more efficient and interoperable for telemedicine to truly become ubiquitous, according to Humayun Chaudhry, president and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards.
A working group is being formed by the Health Information Trust Alliance to further its mission to improve security in the healthcare industry.
With the increasing popularity of telehealth services, providers need to ensure they have the proper technology in place to make those services productive, according to Harry Wang, director of health and mobile product research at Park Associates.
Healthcare technology had a great year for venture capital funding in 2014, more than doubling its 2013 total, according to Mercom Capital Group.
As hospitals and healthcare systems struggle to thwart the increasing number of cyberattacks, the sharing of information is becoming a key tool in the fight, and the White House is taking steps to boost that.
A new year means a new round of HIPAA audits--at some point.
Consumers are excited about telehealth and providers have the financial incentive and technology to make it a reality, according to Skip Fleshman, a partner at Asset Management Ventures.
Telehealth and Google Glass are among 10 healthcare technologies to watch in 2015, according to the ECRI Institute's latest Hospital C-Suite Watch List.
Much of the tone regarding healthcare at this year's international Consumer Electronics Show focused on ensuring the safety of consumer data shared via wearable devices and other technologies, with both HIMSS (via its Personal Connected Health Alliance) and the Federal Trade Commission speaking out about looming privacy risks.
Still, that didn't take away from the bevy of innovative new tools on display in Las Vegas last week.
While the majority of patients turn to hospital websites to learn about healthcare, that information oftentimes is imbalanced, according to researchers publishing a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine.