Brigham and Women's Hospital is teaming up with investment fund company Rock Health to bring digital health innovations to the hospital.
HealthData.gov, the site designed to be a one-stop resource for health information and health datasets from the U.S. government, will be getting a refresh.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is no stranger to cyberattacks. In March, roughly 1.2 billion cyberattacks targeted the VA network. Amid all that activity, the VA saw a sharp drop in protected health information breaches in March. A big part of the reason: The VA has taken several steps to shore up security in medical devices, which are a common point of vulnerability.
Carolinas HealthCare System is seeing benefits for patients and physicians through its off-site intensive care unit command center.
The medical device tax may soon be repealed, according to Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.).
Virginia Commonwealth University is embarking on an initiative to test how big data can help improve population health on the other side of the U.S.
Criminal attacks on healthcare organizations have increased 125 percent in the past five years and now are the leading cause of data breaches, according to a new study from the Ponemon Institute.
President Barack Obama late Wednesday announced his intent to nominate current National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo for Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Since the launch in 2012 of President Barack Obama's White House Rural Council initiative, $1 billion has been invested across 13 states to help health systems with health IT goals, according to National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo.
IBM Watson Health is looking to make its mark on personalized healthcare with two newly unveiled initiatives.
Federal and state regulations will have a big impact on telemedicine use in the healthcare industry, even as patients and physicians increasingly support the technology.
In Hollywood, studio executives have a tendency to milk every drop out of a movie franchise until its appeal dries up and withers away. Nowhere is this more evident than in the horror genre, where shark attacks have been reduced to a punchline, and masked serial killers continue to breathe oxygen after a countless number of deaths.
The Health Resources and Services Administration must improve its security practices because controls are not fully implemented and monitored, according to a report from the Health and Human Service Department's Office of Inspector General.
Soon clinicians will be able to browse through an entire genome with a swipe on their smartphone screen, NantHealth founder Patrick Soon-Shiong said Monday during the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Los Angeles.
The level of concern about ICD-10, especially among small practices, is "a little too high for comfort," according to a new survey.
A group of Democratic Senators have introduced a new bill to protect consumers' most sensitive information--including their health data.
A telehealth pilot at Phoenix, Arizona-based Banner Health's reduced costs, hospitalizations and hospital stays, the health system announced this week.
Despite regulatory challenges and relatively small reimbursement for telehealth services, health leaders at the American Hospital Association annual meeting Monday say the cost savings are significant and urged hospital executives to leverage the power of the technology.
Connecticut and Rhode Island were the only two states to receive composite failing grades for telemedicine coverage and reimbursement efforts, according to an updated analysis published Monday by the American Telemedicine Association.
Data exchange must become the norm for doing business in healthcare, according to Michael Matthews, CEO of MedVirginia, a regional health information exchange in central and eastern Virginia.