New health technology projects are always underway at the University of Maryland Medical System, but one that is stealing chief information officer Jon Burns' attention is building a data analytics structure.
Federal policies when it comes to broadband deployment should address needs and opportunities for specific services and uses, especially when it comes to healthcare delivery, the American Telemedicine Association writes in a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Routine data can be a helpful tool in healthcare, but for such information to have a real impact--especially in the creation of a learning health system--certain challenges must be addressed.
A new program by the National Institutes of Health will identify and catalogue biological molecules that are affected by physical activity.
In an effort to help patients suffering from mental illness, a newly proposed House bill looks to clarify and formalize guidance on HIPAA privacy rules.
More than two dozen hospitals in Ohio are teaming up to commercialize healthcare technologies.
Eighteen projects using data to improve health in low-income communities are getting grants from the BUILD Health Challenge.
Legislators, EHR vendors and others discussed ways to improve electronic health record exchange and interoperability of health IT systems at a Senate committee hearing today.
American Well is suing Teladoc, saying the telemedicine provider infringed on its intellectual property.
During mergers and acquisitions, too often the dominant organization isn't sensitive to the needs of the less-dominant player, whose IT leaders become more concerned about protecting their own "shop." The effects can be disastrous, according to Scott MacLean, deputy CIO at Partners HealthCare in Boston.