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With final interoperability roadmap, ONC aims to put plans into action

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT published the final version of its interoperability roadmap, a document that National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo called the culmination of "six years of success in adopting electronic health records," as well as of actions on the part of the federal government.

StartUp Health, GE look to support more digital health companies

StartUp Health is expanding its partnership with GE Ventures in an effort to help build up digital health companies.

Data projects need support of providers, health system leaders to find success

When it comes to use of data in healthcare, one key component is collaboration between data scientists, physicians and others, according to Penn Medicine Chief Data Scientist Michael Draugelis.

Hospital execs: Lack of standards the biggest barrier to keeping health data secure

A lack of standards when it comes to cybersecurity in healthcare is a barrier to stopping threats, improving interoperability and retaining patient trust, according to a group of hospital executives speaking Tuesday at a National Health IT Week event in the District of Columbia.

New Hampshire health systems, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care form new company Benevera Health

Three New Hampshire health systems will team up with payer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to form a new company that will enhance healthcare coordination. 

Digital health funding in first three quarters of 2015 hits $3.3B

Digital health funding for the first three quarters of 2015 has outpaced that raised during the same time period in 2014, which was a record year for investments, according to a Rock Health report.

Prescriptions may soon be made using algorithms

Some trends set to come in healthcare will include the ability for health data to be autopopulated, prescriptions based on algorithms and big brands controlling precision medicine, according to Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer.

Why Teladoc could be on shaky ground

Teladoc shares fell last week after a report that Highmark is now renewing its contract with the telemedicine company.

3 growth areas for patient engagement in healthcare

Patient engagement has been one of the key trends in healthcare and health IT in 2015 and a new Deloitte survey examines where engagement is growing the most and what it means for the industry.

Hospitals tout success on Day 1 of ICD-10 transition

Day 1 of ICD-10 use was a relative success, according to several hospital IT and information management leaders who spoke to  FierceHealthIT.