The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would be on the hook for convening a cybersecurity task force and submitting a report to Congress next year on the ability of HHS, and the healthcare industry at large, to respond to cybersecurity threats, under an omnibus funding bill unveiled Wednesday morning.
Teledmedicine services are expanding in California and Maryland due to grants from organizations within those states.
The Beacon communities had "mixed progress" on healthcare use and quality measures, according to a final report from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
Digital health funding in 2015 matched the record-shattering pace of 2014, according to a new report from Rock Health.
To assess the quality of its physicians, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is turning to a data-driven provider dashboard.
Innovation will be a key part of a modernized collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT).
The University of Washington Medicine will pay $750,000 in a settlement with the Health and Human Services Department's Office for Civil Rights after a potential HIPAA violation.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration worked with a medical device lobbying group when creating legislation on relevant tools, such as the 21st Century Cures bill.
Telemedicine is helpful for communication, counseling and monitoring and managing chronic disease, according to a draft technical brief from the Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) created for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has made its precisionFDA Web platform publicly available, according to a post published to the FDAVoice blog.
When it comes to data in healthcare, the correct use of terminology, while many times overlooked, is every bit as vital to industry success, according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials Robert Califf and Rachel Sherman.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center data from the first three years it offered care through a patient portal indicate a need for mental health care offerings, according to research published in the American Journal of Managed Care.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology's Atam Dhawan has been picked to help create strategies that will assist with integration of health technologies into the care delivery system.
The hospital chief information officer is at the intersection of technology and clinical care, more than ever before, says Marc Chasin, M.D., CIO of St. Luke's Health System. As a physician, that's where his passion lies, he tells FierceHealthIT in an interview.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking comments on its cybersecurity framework, according to a post at the Federal Register.
Challenges to the expansion of telemedicine include policy-related issues such as coverage and reimbursement, licensure, and safety and security, according to a recent report from the National Conference of State Legislators.
The rise of telemedicine will require that medical education cover new skills to teach future physicians's how to use it effectively and ensure proper quality of care, according to a viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The information systems at three California managed-care organizations contain troubling high-risk security vulnerabilities, according to audits by the Office of the Inspector General.
CancerLinQ, a project from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that aims to use big data analytics to improve cancer care, is moving toward broader deployment.