The New York State Legislature voted recently to support the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY), the state's electronic health record system, according to an announcement from the New York eHealth Collaborative.
Thirty-three employees in Reading Health System's IT division will be laid off, according to the Reading Eagle.
The industry can use electronic health records to create a nationwide query system to educate physicians about unusual conditions and treatments, according to John Sotos, M.D., in a post for The Wall Street Journal.
While 2014 was about bringing the Defense Health Agency into existence, 2015 will be about consolidation of all the moving parts of the separate armed services' medical organizations, according to Military Health System CIO David Bowen.
While health IT has the ability to enable high-value care, its potential has yet to be reached on a broad scale due to a number of different factors, most notably inefficient government policies, according to several industry stakeholders who spoke at an event Wednesday in the District of Columbia hosted by Brookings.
With the ICD-10 implementation deadline less than a year away, a majority of healthcare organizations will be reaching into their wallets to pay for the migration, according to a new report.
Using health information exchanges, researchers were able to identify patients likely to be homeless--and created a tool that could better improve patient record matching.
While telemedicine adoption is on the rise, many providers find their Internet speeds can't keep up with increasing use of technology necessary to support such services.
In this special report, FierceHealthcare examines the evolution of population health management, the challenges involved, and what hospital and system leaders can do to make a real difference in their communities.
Google is the latest bargaining chip in the battle for the Defense Department's contract to modernize its electronic health records system.