Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are turning to an unlikely source to predict rates of heart disease: Twitter.
Michael James McCoy, M.D., will soon become the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's first chief health information officer.
To bring in more revenue, Arizona-based Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center decided to build a computer-assisted clinical documentation improvement system from the ground up--and the effort paid off.
Though some medical groups keep pushing for yet another delay in ICD-10, Juliet Santos of consultancy Leidos Health, argues that another delay could be a threat to national security.
In the wake of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner's recently announced resignation, several healthcare organizations are praising her work at the agency, much of which focused on innovation in the industry.
When a disease outbreak occurs, often the panic that ensues is worse than the disease itself. To that end, a team of researchers has come up with a computer model to forecast overreactions.
Patients increasingly are looking for healthcare providers that offer digital services, but many still fail to do so, according to a recent survey.
A working group is being formed by the Health Information Trust Alliance to further its mission to improve security in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare technology had a great year for venture capital funding in 2014, more than doubling its 2013 total, according to Mercom Capital Group.
As hospitals and healthcare systems struggle to thwart the increasing number of cyberattacks, the sharing of information is becoming a key tool in the fight, and the White House is taking steps to boost that.