A draft funding bill released by the House Appropriations Committee gives the Health and Human Services Department $298 million more than last year, but the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's funding will remain at $60 million.
Deven McGraw, who was an integral part of the Health IT Policy Committee's Privacy and Security Workgroup, will step into a new role at the Health and Human Service Department's Office for Civil rights as the deputy director for health information privacy.
Healthcare.gov was a "documented disaster," President Barack Obama told Fast Company in an interview on technology in the District of Columbia.
In his own doctor's office, cybersecurity expert Gary Glover found he could gain unauthorized access to physician practice data.
Southeastern Pennsylvania-based health information exchange HealthShare Exchange has eased the flow of information in Philadelphia where there are multiple overlapping health systems.
For patients to not only become engaged in their own healthcare through use of digital tools, but stay engaged, developers, behavioral scientists and designers need to work together, according to behavioral health scientist Steph Habif.
Information of patients at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York may have been compromised after the left of laptops from a contractor's office.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and PatientsLikeMe soon will work together to use patient-reported data to better understand drug safety.
Many chief executive officers don't embrace the threat of a cyberattack as a business risk, and healthcare organizations should fire those high-level executives immediately, Mansur Hasib, M.D., writes at Enterprise Tech.
New legislation that calls for a grace period or transition period to ICD-10 is misguided and could have negative impacts on implementation of the new code set, according to proponents of ICD-10.