New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago illustrates yet another reason to get a jump on ICD-10 implementation: Mapping the 50,000 new medical diagnosis codes and 70,000 new procedure...
The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA medical Center in Columbia, S.C., faces a federal lawsuit following a breach that impacted more than 7,400 veterans.
The Direct standard, which enables participants to send authenticated and encrypted health data directly to trusted recipients online, could help to accelerate health information exchange efforts, according to a pair of consumer coalitions.
While the most recent incarnation of the HIPAA likely will provide plenty of privacy headaches both for providers and vendors in the industry, support for HIPAA seems to be growing in the cloud vendor community.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used "powerful algorithms" developed by computer scientists at Brown University to assemble the most complete genetic profile yet of acute myeloid leukemia, highlighting the role that technology plays in making sense of giant datasets required for medical research.
This week, FierceHealthcare reported on healthcare's "dirty little secret" about coordinated care: it's not very well coordinated and no one is responsible for it. What's more, technology often can make the care coordination process more difficult.
Healthcare researchers and entrepreneurs will get easier access to public payer claims data under an expanded partnership between the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and data analytics firm Archimedes.
For hospitals that are part of what Witt/Kieffer healthcare IT recruiter Bonnie Siegel calls the "building boom," CIOs need to be right in the thick of all planning efforts. In a post at...
Diabetes prevention is the impetus behind a new collaboration announced this week between New York University, NYU Langone Medical Center and Independence Blue Cross (IBC) in which researchers will try to take advantage of artificial intelligence for disease prediction.
Beyond implementing clinical decision support tools, keeping the content current remains a weighty responsibility, one that must be tackled with proper governance and technology, according to an...