While hospitals and other healthcare organizations have spent millions on consultants to help them transition to ICD-10, health IT developers have spurned the opportunity to insulate clinicians from having to deal with the administrative codes, according to former Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT Jacob Reider.
There is increasing need for sophisticated technology workers in the industry, and education is one way to meet that need, according to Health and Human Services Department employees Michelle Washko and Jon White.
Patients will soon be able to use American Well services to find physicians immediately available for an online consultation or in-office appointment.
Healthcare education is still "back in the Dark Ages," and as new advances in information and technology change the industry, the way the workforce learns and is educated also needs a reboot, according to panelists attending STEMHealth's forum "Moving at the Speed of Healthcare."
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Come fall, Massachusetts General Hospital will allow patients to seek second opinions through an online medicine service.
Almost half of C-level executives throughout all industries lack confidence in their chief information security officer (CISO), often viewing him or her as a scapegoat when data breaches occur, according to a recent survey.
With the deadline to transition to ICD-10 rapidly approaching, providers must continue efforts to ensure the code set switch goes smoothly.
Patients at Cornerstone Hospital Medical Center in Houston may soon be helped by a doctor named Bentley, who's not made of flesh and bone, but wires and metal.
The first government-approved drone delivery in the U.S. occurred late last week, and the wares the machine carried were packages of medicine.