The College of Healthcare Information Executives is creating a cybersecurity center with the aim of increasing information sharing, creating best practices and pushing for better industry collaboration.
The use of a virtual assistant at Boston Children's Hospital can help doctors who don't have a free hand to look up medical records, take pictures and more.
Computer programs can now help physicians better predict illness in patients, but that doesn't mean doctors want technology to do their jobs for them.
The application programming interface, created by Health Level Seven International, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is continuing to move forward, with a normative version in the works, according to an article at HealthData Management.
Interoperability in healthcare is not as big a feat as sending a man to the moon, says Andy Slavitt, and technology should be able to do the things "that it already does for us every day."
While recent research shows the OpenNotes initiative has helped improve patient-doctor relationships and clarify misunderstandings, some concerns remain, an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) outlines.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt is continuing his efforts to get health IT companies and investors to invest in the Medicaid program with a visit this week to Silicon Valley.
The White House has released its final Data Security Policy Principles and Framework for the Precision Medicine Initiative.
Medical tourism, with the assistance of telemedicine in the U.S., holds a great many opportunities, as well as myriad challenges, according to Yan Alicia Hong, Ph.D., of the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University.
A partnership between the Medical University of South Carolina Health and Royal Phillips will focus on transforming patient monitoring over the next eight years.