Overall, rural providers have adopted Meaningful Use at about the same rate as urban providers, however, greater disparities persist between different rural practices, new research shows.
Losing patients due to malicious actors gaining access to systems or hacking medical devices is the top fear for healthcare leaders when it comes to cybersecurity, according to the results of a new survey.
Integrating data from out-of-network providers was the top HIT challenge for accountable care organizations (ACOs) in a new survey from the eHealth Initiative (eHI) and Premier.
From medical errors to getting medical records, informatics have the ability to solve some important healthcare issues, according to Lauren Willison, director of admissions at Florida Polytechnic University.
Precision medicine projects are not top of mind for healthcare organizations, despite President Obama's much-touted initiative.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives announced today an initiative to find a solution to the challenge of creating a universal way to identify patients.
Healthcare organizations need to not only worry about patient data being compromised by outside sources, but also because of prying eyes within their walls.
The role of the chief information officer is ever-evolving, and many in the position must balance innovation with maintaining infrastructure and finding ways to lower costs.
The use of electronic pharmacy claims data showed significant potential to prevent medication errors among patients with complex medication regimens, according to a study published at the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
The health IT sector brought in $4.6 billion in venture capital funding in 2015, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group.