Artificial Intelligence holds both promises and pitfalls for many industries, including healthcare, which is leading the White House to host workshops on the technology's future.
In this FierceHealthIT special report, hospital IT leaders speak about their organization's security culture, their greatest security challenges, how they are keeping employees educated and more.
As they discussed their health policy priorities Tuesday at the American Hospital Association's annual conference, two top officials in the Obama administration emphasized the federal government wants to collaborate with healthcare leaders as it strives to transform the delivery system.
Gamers may have a role to play in diagnosing diseases such as tuberculosis, thanks to a new Web-based tool.
Continuous patient monitoring (CPM) will be a "critical component" of smart hospitals, and can help improve workflow and increase revenue, according to Charlie Whelan, director of Frost & Sullivan.
Some USB drives sent out by the American Dental Association to dental offices around the U.S. are infected with malware.
The Bipartisan Policy Center's Health Innovation Initiative will soon start exploring policies surrounding the use of patient data collected during routine care visits.
Many physicians and chief medical officers are diving into the world of health IT startups--not for prestige or money, but for fun and to have a hand in fixing problems in the industry.
Managers at a regional Veterans Affairs office in Kansas directed staff to enter incorrect information in the appeals records of 36 veterans, though an audit was unable to determine whether this was a move to speed up the review process, according to a report from the VA Office of Inspector General.
S ecr etary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell, just back from a two-day trip to Puerto Rico, says its imperative that Congress approve the White House administration's request for an additional 1.9 billion in supplemental funding to combat the Zika virus.