Google and Johnson & Johnson device company Ethicon are teaming up to create robots to assist surgeons.
The healthcare industry should turn to libraries to learn how to share information, according to Charis Anne Baz Takaro, a project/policy analyst at University Health Services at the University of California, Berkeley.
While preparing for ICD-10 should include actively protecting your organization's revenue stream, the new code set almost certainly will make some aspects of reimbursement easier, according to Pam Jodock, HIMSS senior director of health business solutions.
The C-suite is growing at healthcare provider organizations as technology requires the creation of new leadership positions--from chief technology officer to chief information security officers.
Data is the key element in turning public health agencies into learning public health systems that can work to improve population health, according to a paper published this week in eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes).
Boston Children's Hospital was without its electronic health record system for close to a week after a hardware issue caused it to shut down.
Insurance commissioners from Washington state, Oregon and Alaska are joining together to investigate the cyberattack that compromised the information of 11 million Premera customers.
Information technology and the interoperability of electronic patient data will be critical components to President Barack Obama's new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network initiative, National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo said at a kickoff event for the effort on Wednesday.
Leaders in healthcare show a growing interest in adopting connected health, thanks in part to a "fear of missing out" on innovation, Joseph C. Kvedar, M.D., director for the Center for Connected Health, writes at his blog.
The industry can use electronic health records to create a nationwide query system to educate physicians about unusual conditions and treatments, according to John Sotos, M.D., in a post for The Wall Street Journal.