With more patient data flowing into EHR systems, IT surveillance tools can be used to inform public health agencies about community-specific illnesses.
Prescription drug monitoring programs have been proven effective, but mandates can be a hard sell to time-strapped providers.
MDLive is facing allegations that the telehealth provider failed to maintain patient privacy by sharing screenshots of confidential medical information.
By using virtual reality to disrupt a person’s sense of balance, researchers may have stumbled upon a new method to identify imperceptible fall risks among…
An executive order targeting the H-1B visa program could put additional pressure on the already tenuous health IT job market and raise healthcare costs.
As part of an effort to build the medical school of the future, the nation’s leading medical association has launched a new platform designed to train medical…
Nearly a decade after the HITECH Act, healthcare is still working on EHR interoperability. One researcher is laying the blame at the feet of the government.
Physician Focused Payment Models offer a mechanism for the provider community to propose better ways for CMS to pay physicians.
After seeing firsthand how poor care coordination can endanger patients’ health—and challenge their caregivers—one man decided to do something about it.
Blockchain may not be healthcare's interoperability savior, says a Cornell researcher who splashed cold water on the hype surrounding the new technology.