Tradeoffs with data accessibility and portability make it almost impossible to fully protect against ransomware attacks.

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.

A new state law prohibits New York providers from charging a fee for medical records to low-income disabled residents applying for state benefits.

The updated OIG work plan will evaluate Department of Health and Human Services' response to cybersecurity threats.

An analysis of Medicare spending shows HIEs have the potential to save Medicare more than $3 billion each year.

Eight EHR vendors say it’s "inconceivable" a company would prohibit data sharing, highlighting a deep divide over how to define information blocking.

Mandatory e-prescribing and nationwide data sharing are critical steps to reining in the opioid epidemic, according to a representative from Oklahoma.

A bill that would allow the HHS Secretary to ease Meaningful Use standards in the years to come made its way out of a House subcommittee on Wednesday.

More state and local agencies are funneling public health data into HIEs, but a lack of funding and technical difficulties have slowed integration.