Digital health leaders at Partners HealthCare and the Mayo Clinic are among four new members appointed to the board of directors at Xcertia.
Former SAMHSA director Charles Curie tells FierceHealthcare new digital tools will push substance abuse treatment into the "medical mainstream."
Hospital executives say a lack of capital, understaffed IT departments and regulatory uncertainty make it difficult to invest in digital innovation.
Two Republican lawmakers want more information from Merck and the HHS about the impact of the malware attack and plans for a potential drug shortage.
Payer organizations must carefully select the provider partners with which they want to share risk.
Tradeoffs with data accessibility and portability make it almost impossible to fully protect against ransomware attacks.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider whether UPMC is legally required to protect employee information.
Enormous potential exists for mHealth devices to improve patient care. A new workgroup outlines ways to ensure the industry reaches that potential.
Allowing vendors and providers to charge fees for managing health data will prompt a larger investment in interoperability, Niam Yaraghi says.
Technical upgrades and clearer policies surrounding overpayment recoupment could lead to wider adoption of electronic payment processing.