The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week posted a final rule in the Federal Register mandating that device manufacturers and importers submit adverse event reports for medical devices electronically.
Technology will be essential to post-acute care facilities as they deal with changing Medicare reimbursement rates, more Medicaid patients and other newly-covered patients from insurance exchanges,...
The use of technology in nursing has become something they can't live without, but technology must be better integrated into nursing education, according to Elizabeth "Betty" Jordan, R.N., an assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Nursing.
Home is not only where the heart is, but also where the telehealth market is focused, based on a recently published Frost & Sullivan survey from the American Telemedicine Association's 2013 annual meeting.
Fifty-one clinics of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group have earned HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards for electronic medical record adoption.
Patient engagement has been more than just a buzzword around the health IT community in 2013 and early 2014--it's been a true trend, implemented by healthcare organizations and even on a national...
Google, following up on its move late last year to enter into business associate agreements to enable its Google Apps customers to support HIPAA-regulated data, recently announced that its cloud platform will support BAAs, as well.
In its long-awaited cybersecurity framework, the National Institute of Standards and Technology heeded the call from the American Hospital Association and others to keep it flexible and voluntary in the private sector.
Remote consultations from dermatologists using a smartphone app have proven reliable and efficient at prioritizing inpatient consultations for patients with skin conditions.
Most physicians responding to a newly published survey are dissatisfied with the functionality and cost of electronic health record systems.