Hospitals cannot assume they're safe from hackers, writes Daniel J. Nigrin, M.D., in a perspective on healthcare cybersecurity at The New England Journal of Medicine.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has launched a new organization to offer support to healthcare leaders in senior IT security positions.
Thirty-three new research projects split more than $54 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors--including some that are IT-related.
Sue Bowman, senior director of coding policy and compliance at AHIMA, addresses four misconceptions surrounding the transition to ICD-10.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been focused on restructuring its IT efforts to offer greater transparency and efficiency in customer support and services, its Deputy Commissioner for Operations Walter S. Harris said in a blog post.
As big data becomes more widely used in healthcare, hospitals and other organizations are continually trying to find ways to use the information while addressing any concerns that may arise.
Genetic testing company 23andMe has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, only a year after the U.S. Drug and Food Administration ordered the company to stop its DNA tests.
Kaiser Permanente is testing nearly 200 applications with a range of external trading partners and providers as part of its preparation for the transition to ICD-10.
Using data and analytics, physicians at Carolinas HealthCare System are undertaking many new initiatives, including ones on community health.
The Department of Health and Human Services must improve its security procedures for granting access to physical facilities as well as computer applications and files, according to an audit from the HHS Office of Inspector General that found security controls inadequate.