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.
The National Institutes of Health is launching a new project to help scientific researchers better share information.
Lawmakers are growing impatient with the Department of Veterans Affairs over its electronic benefits management system, according to a report from Nextgov.
State policies on telemedicine use under Medicare can have a great impact on adoption of the technology, according to a report published in Telemedicine and e-Health.
Physicians with access to a health information exchange order fewer repeat imaging tests, which leads to moderate savings, according to research in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
An exodus of executives and doctors at Denver Health Medical Center may have been prompted by the addition of a new CEO and large investments made to install Epic at the health system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has made progress in implementing its electronic benefits management system, but delays continue to plague the rollout, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
A "moonshot" initiative spearheaded by Vice President Joe Biden is underway to find a cure for cancer, and health IT will have a big role to play in the effort.
A new venture from the Health and Humans Services Department's Idea Lab, Invent Health, is looking for inventors to create new tools to advance healthcare.