A new study published in PLOS One highlights how wireless signals could transform brain trauma diagnostics, via new technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley--in the form of a coil-like device that fits around one's head like a helmet.
Bed-management applications represent one of the hottest software markets in HIMSS Analytics' new report, "Essentials of the U.S. Hospital IT Market." The report profiles 24...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued new guidance to help eligible professionals participate in both the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program and the Physician Quality Reporting System program. Eligible professionals who successfully participate in both programs can receive incentive payments in 2013 and avoid penalties in 2015.
A new study in the Journal of Communication in Healthcare on social media use among healthcare communications professionals reveals that YouTube is the preferred medium over LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Rather than focusing only on the data presented when a patient appears for treatment, ACOs should drill down into the data to find patients with gaps in their care, according to Wanda Kochhar, founder and chief executive officer at analytics service provider Outcomes Health Information Solutions.
Jonathan Bush, CEO of Watertown, Mass.-based electronic health record vendor Athenahealth, is not impressed with the current levels of venture capital funding flowing into health information technology startups.
If you're looking to ensure funding for your healthcare organization's security efforts, you'd be wise to take a proactive approach, according to hospital IT personnel.
Physicians' overall comfort with computers and communication skills determine whether technology is a positive or negative influence during patient visits, according to a new report from the American Medical Association board of trustees. The five-page paper, "Exam Room Computing & Patient- Physician Interactions" is being presented for approval to the AMA House of Delegates meeting this week in Chicago.
National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari recently advised providers to take better advantage of their electronic health record systems to improve processes and patient care.
Fueled by the momentum of its new governance framework for electronic health information exchange unveiled earlier this month, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT wasted no time forging onward, providing an update on its continuing efforts to support HIE efforts and outlining its latest initiatives.