Keyword: David Blumenthal
There seems to be one consistent theme among healthcare groups sounding off on the proposed information blocking rule: The timeline is too aggressive.
The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make healthcare better, safer and cheaper.
Experts agree interoperability is health IT's most pressing challenge, but exactly what role the federal government will play depends on who you ask.
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than other wealthy nations, yet ranks dead last on equity, access, efficiency, care delivery and healthcare costs.
From Kaiser Health News: During a pair of interviews last week, President Donald Trump made some questionable claims about healthcare policy.
David Blumenthal says it's time to start thinking about digital health databases as a natural resource, which means ensuring that data is used to benefit care.
The possibility that patients will withhold health data is a concern for providers interested in improving data sharing.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The ACA helped push providers to offer better, more effective care, according to a health innovation event panel here yesterday.
The healthcare system has failed patients with complex medical needs, according to a new national survey. While almost all of these high-need patients have consistent access to healthcare, they struggle to get the coordinated medical, behavioral and social services they need to maintain their health and avoid costly hospital visits.
Both loved and hated, late Cuban leader Fidel Castro is almost universally praised for one achievement: the creation of a national system that provides free, decent healthcare for his country’s citizens.