Patients support use of telehealth from home via videoconferencing, but hurdles such as the consumer's age and distance from a clinic remain, according to a study published this month in Telemedicine and e-Health.
More than 70 percent of healthcare providers say ineffective communication technology wastes valuable time, according to a recent survey.
The costs of false-positive mammograms and overdiagnoses of breast cancer could be about $4 billion a year, according to a new study published this month in Health Affairs.
In response to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's interoperability roadmap, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange conducted a survey on information exchange efforts and sent a comment letter to the agency on the results.
While the healthcare industry's supply of well-paying jobs makes it key to bridging the racial economic equality gap in the United States, the stubborn lack of diversity in upper management indicates significant room for improvement, according to a new report from the NAACP.
In an effort to look at the severity of cyberthreats in healthcare, HITRUST will perform a comprehensive study to better understand the magnitude and reasons behind attacks on the industry
A drug safety alert program at the Marshfield Clinic provides up-to-date information to help inform drug therapy decisions, according to a report in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is warning that many healthcare organizations have not taken advantage of the one-year delay for implementation of ICD-10 and uncertainty about further delays is the biggest obstacle to readiness.
A framework is required to advance a culture of health and change how health-related data is collected and used, according to a paper in eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes).
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, through a partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is making available tools and resources for states participating in the State Innovation Models (SIM) initiative.