More women are working in the health IT field, but there's still more work to do, says Sue Schade, chief information officer at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers.
Despite an increase in health data collection--barriers remain to gaining and using the information to improve care, according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pay $100,000 in fines as a result of a 2012 data breach in which a physician's laptop was stolen from the hospital.
A majority of patients would be willing to share their healthcare information with researchers, employers, health plans, and their own doctors, according to a new poll.
Rural communities are getting a boost to improve healthcare and educational services with the help of millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Payers have joined together to help smaller providers make the switch to ICD-10, reports ICD-10 Monitor.
Big data continues to dominate the 2015 predictions for health IT from IDC Health Insights, though security plays a major role as well.
Despite the millions they've spent on digitizing medical records, many hospitals would be better off just scrapping their systems, according to an article at Hospitals & Health Networks.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health have proposed new rules for clinical trials that clarify requirements for registering the trials and submitting trial results online at ClinicalTrials.gov.
Despite stepping down from his role of U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Todd Parks' Healthcare.gov woes are not over yet. Park testified in front of the House Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday, where GOP lawmakers grilled him over his claims that he did not know of any issues with the health exchange website before Oct. 1, 2013.