Athenahealth's $5.7 billion private equity takeover has consumers unsure about the future and the company's ability to provide support.

Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services said they want to hear from the public about how to fix HIPAA.

ONC's Donald Rucker, M.D., said he was "extremely optimistic" that provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act would push interoperability forward.

The Medical Group Management Association says the process to set electronic transaction standards between providers and health plans is "broken."

T-Mobile announced it will provide the VA with 70,000 lines of service in order to advance telehealth initiatives.

Like many others across the healthcare industry, telehealth providers will soon be faced with the challenge of EHR integration.

Allscripts said it will make $525 million after selling off its ownership stake in the behavioral health EHR. The deal is expected to close this year.

Telemedicine is one of the key opportunities for telecommunications technology to change lives for the better. But 5G connectivity is key.