Sensor-based measurement holds the potential to shed light on ways to improve teamwork in healthcare, but a range of issues have to be worked out, according to a literature review published at JAMIA.
Mergers and acquisitions across healthcare IT grew by 17 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the second half of 2013, according to a recent report by Berkery Noyes.
Robust analytics infrastructure is one of the keys to success for accountable care organizations, according to a new study published in the journal Academic Medicine.
Physicians in Latin America who participated in pediatric consultations via telemedicine with researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC were "highly satisfied" with the service, according to a new study.
Rather than stressing adoption of health IT, the industry should be focused on how technology can be part of innovative new strategies to improve care, according to a Health Affairs blog post.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is making moves that it hopes will lead to better healthcare technology use, according to CIO Aurelia Boyer.
Information technology will be crucial to pushing disease prevention efforts in healthcare, according to a recent viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Accountable care organizations are the focus of a new accreditation program launched this week by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards development group.
Healthcare IT workers tend to be pretty happy with their jobs, though not necessarily with their salaries, according to a survey from consulting and staffing firm Healthcare IT Leaders.
As the old adage goes, age is just a number. But for young CIOs, that number may have a greater bearing on how their organizations treat and scrutinize them, Chad Brisendine, vice president and CIO of St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, says in a recent post for healthsystemCIO.com.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthIT, health attorney Brad Thompson of Epstein Becker Green elaborates on what potential legislation for CDS could mean.
A new warning system will help to detect illicit drug use around the country to allow for "rapid, informed and effective" public health responses.
Taking all the risk factors for a certain disease and coming up with forecasting models based on those factors is the goal of a case study conducted by Mount Sinai Director of Cardiac Ultrasound Research Partho Sengupta.
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, at a meeting with reporters in the District of Columbia, talked about the shifting of priorities at ONC as grant funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dries up.
Through its OpenFDA program, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now offers an Application Programming Interface to give developers and researchers access to data about recalls, according to a blog post by FDA's Taha Kass-Hout.
Venture capital funding and mergers and acquisitions activity in the healthcare IT sector both saw record numbers in the second quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.
Aggregation of consumer health data holds the potential to improve healthcare, but raises issues about patient privacy, according a California HealthCare Foundation report.