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Geisinger's Nicholas Marko: Why health systems need chief data officers [Q&A]

While data and technology in healthcare have a synergistic relationship, by no means should they be considered the same thing, according to Geisinger Health System Chief Data Officer Nicholas Marko.

CVS Health, St. Luke's University Health Network to integrate EHRs

Prescription and visit information from CVS Health clinics can now be integrated into electronic medical health records of patients at St. Luke's University Health Network.

Medical residents embrace use of telemedicine

A majority of medical residents would be willing to conduct visits with patients through telehealth services, according to a Medscape study.

Health IT ripe for IPOs

New regulatory policies and digital transformation are growing the health IT market in 2015, which is making IPOs a more attractive option.

Telemedicine useful for treating depression in older patients

Telemedicine can be a useful tool for senior who suffer from depression, according to a recent study.  

ICD-10 could lead to 6-fold increase in codes used by radiologists

The transition to ICD-10 could have radiologists seeing up to a 6-fold increase in the number of codes they use, according to a study published in the  Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Pen mightier than computer during outage at BJC HealthCare

For 20 hours a hospital system that provides care in Southern Illinois and Missouri was without power to its computer systems, causing employees to turn to pen and paper to record patient information.

Docs in Europe have mixed reactions to mHealth, digital tools

Doctors throughout the United Kingdom, France and Germany have mixed feelings about digital health technologies, with one in five saying that lifestyle apps are a fad, according to a recent report.

How CIOs can ensure budgets include room for innovation

Although the opportunity for innovation in the healthcare technology space is unlimited, the money for new projects and ventures often is not, particularly for hospitals and health systems.

Cancer data sharing drives collaboration between California health department, St. Joseph Health

St. Joseph Health and the California Department of Public Health are teaming up on a project to collect and share cancer data.