Apple and Federal Trade Commission officials are discussing data sharing and user privacy as it relates to Apple's HealthKit and its impending watch, with the agency seeking assurance Apple will not sell data to third-party vendors, according to a Reuters report.
The intransigence of the Sunshine State's lawmakers over expanding Medicaid eligibility will cost the state's hospitals billions of dollars over the next several years, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Physician assistants, who frequently provide primary care services to patients under the direct supervision of a doctor, are often the focal point for fraud.
Interoperability and Meaningful Use efforts need to be aligned with other healthcare regulatory and industry initiatives, according to the eHealth Initiative, which on Thursday unveiled its 2020 roadmap for transforming health IT.
The American College of Emergency Physicians has issued a new list of tests and procedures--including efforts to eliminate unnecessary CT scans--as part of the Choosing Wisely initiative.
A new ruling this week that eases the process for mergers between the Catholic church and healthcare providers worries healthcare advocates as the number of Catholic-related hospitals continues to rise throughout the nation, according to the Washington Times.
White House officials urged a Senate Appropriations Committee to approve an additional $6 billion in funding for Ebola preparation in the United States during a hearing on Wednesday.
I'm sure I'm not the only person who's distressed to learn that the appeals process for the Meaningful Use program lacks clarity and appears arbitrary. So what's going on here? It's not that easy to find out.
A new study suggests that a state-administered patient compensation system could take the place of the current adversarial medical malpractice tort system and save money at the same time.
The threat of the Ebola virus has brought even more attention to the importance of disinfection protocols and reducing the risk of cross-contamination.