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4 interoperability challenges for healthcare providers

To achieve interoperability, much work remains for all healthcare organizations, with many challenges yet to be overcome, according to Lisa Khorey, executive director of EY Advisory Health Care.

New data-driven project to look at physical, mental and emotional health

ImagineCare is the new brain child of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, and brings together experts who work in retail, entertainment and more to look at physical, mental and emotional health.

How rural pediatricians create effective telemedicine systems

Telehealth is helping pediatricians in rural areas increase access to subspecialty care, and they're finding ways to optimize the tools and create effective systems.

FDA calls for hospitals to discontinue use of infusion pumps due to security vulnerabilities

Hospital systems that use Hospira Symbiq Infusion Systems should transition to a different infusion system "as soon as possible" due to cybersecurity concerns with the Hospira model, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Geisinger's Nicholas Marko: Why health systems need chief data officers [Q&A]

While data and technology in healthcare have a synergistic relationship, by no means should they be considered the same thing, according to Geisinger Health System Chief Data Officer Nicholas Marko.

CVS Health, St. Luke's University Health Network to integrate EHRs

Prescription and visit information from CVS Health clinics can now be integrated into electronic medical health records of patients at St. Luke's University Health Network.

Medical residents embrace use of telemedicine

A majority of medical residents would be willing to conduct visits with patients through telehealth services, according to a Medscape study.

Health IT ripe for IPOs

New regulatory policies and digital transformation are growing the health IT market in 2015, which is making IPOs a more attractive option.

Telemedicine useful for treating depression in older patients

Telemedicine can be a useful tool for senior who suffer from depression, according to a recent study.  

ICD-10 could lead to 6-fold increase in codes used by radiologists

The transition to ICD-10 could have radiologists seeing up to a 6-fold increase in the number of codes they use, according to a study published in the  Journal of the American College of Radiology.