Electronic health record vendor Epic is going on the offensive after claims that it impedes data-sharing, according to an article in Politico.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is setting its sights on improving healthcare through data and information.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services received approximately 44,000 hardship exemption requests from providers who indicated that they would have problems attesting to Meaningful Use in 2015, the agency revealed this week.
One of the Bay Area's largest public health providers asked for a bailout due to deep financial problems, leading to speculation that its hos pitals are ineptly managed, the Contra Costa Times repor ted.
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo made no bones about the direction she and ONC would like to see federal health IT efforts take in a keynote address at the HIMSS Annual Policy Summit in the District of Columbia on Thursday.
Robert Pearl, M.D. examines in Forbes the five factors that impact technology adoption in healthcare.
As hospitals increasingly use electronic health records, they may also be increasingly losing time during the day to the technology, according to a new study.
Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use incentive program will be extended through 2016 for certain providers and Stage 3 will begin in 2017 for providers who first became meaningful users of electronic health records in 2011 or 2012 based on a final rule announced today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The Department of Defense began accepting bids Monday for the coveted contract to replace and modernize its EHR system.
Simply using an electronic health record does not necessarily lead to billing fraud. But some of their functionalities, meant to create efficiencies, can lead to documentation that causes improper billing, as well as outright fraud. So how can providers root out EHR-related documentation issues and fraud before it occurs? And what steps can private payers take to ferret out improper claims? Read the full S pecial Report