Current Industry News

2017-06-27 11:33

Delays and hiccups in T-MSIS implementation are preventing CMS and the states from participating in a program to improve the timeliness, completeness and accuracy of health data.

2017-06-27 11:18

Expressing concerns about risks related to cost and implementation delays, three Republican senators pressed the agencies for assurances the new platforms will be interoperable.

2017-06-27 11:11

Republicans are short on votes needed for bill to pass due to five Senators who will not give their support, including Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.

2017-06-27 11:11

Republicans are short on votes needed for bill to pass due to five Senators who will not give their support, including Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.

2017-06-27 09:44

Having a framework that is easy to use and understand is making all the difference for systems like Butler Health.

2017-06-27 09:36

Survey finds 49 percent of infosec execs say they’ve dealt with major WannaCry-like attacks out of public view, and 20 percent of those execs say they’ve handled six attacks in the last year.

2017-06-27 08:38

Per agreement, lawyer fees will soak up a third of the $115 million fund, boiling down to less than a dollar each for the 78.8 million breach victims.

2017-06-27 08:17

The virulent Petya strain spread by infected email attachments that can reboot and shutdown computers, is wreaking havoc across the globe -- with Ukraine hit the hardest.

2017-06-27 08:17

The virulent Petya strain spread by infected email attachments that can reboot and shutdown computers, is wreaking havoc across the globe. The networks of global pharma giant Merck were compromised in the attack, as well as a Pennsylvania-based health system.

2017-06-27 08:12

New grants aim to help community health centers fund new employees, technology investments to integrate care for substance abuse, mental health.mike

2017-06-27 05:57

IT performs well in terms of number of women represented, but poorly when it comes to pay equity according to latest report from Morgan Stanley.

2017-06-27 05:38

National numbers show that women make up just 19.9 percent of corporate boards across the country.

2017-06-26 12:15

While the group’s CTO Wayne Kubick supports the move from an outdated, custom platform to a commercial EHR, organizations don’t need to be on the same platform to be interoperable, he said.

2017-06-26 10:35

Limitations in its data system prevent metrics from capturing all provider types and provider workload – among other technical and policy flaws.

2017-06-26 09:54

Two University of Michigan physicians explain how device info could be used to make better decisions and improve care.

2017-06-26 09:54

Two University of Michigan physicians explain how device info could be used to make better decisions and improve care.

2017-06-26 08:31

Prototype could help by creating a digital identity for 1.1 billion people around the world who don’t have a formal ID.

2017-06-26 08:14

The new service, which should launch later this year, is aimed at smaller customers hoping to outsource revenue cycle management, a spokesperson said.

2017-06-26 07:45

Airway Oxygen discovered the breach in April when a hacker gained access to the network.

2017-06-26 06:34

While it may seem like a no-brainer to update device firmware, cybersecurity experts say cybercriminals are exploiting these lapses in upkeep.

2017-06-26 05:16

Leading hospitals deploying secure messaging are finding that once the technology is in use, it opens up new doors to more innovation.

2017-06-23 10:47

Rhode Island Quality Institute and Integra Community Care Network harness data to prevent emergency department readmissions and manage chronic conditions.

2017-06-23 10:16

Vendor will replace four clinical IT systems in the country’s Northern Territory.

2017-06-23 10:13

Providers claim to be the first independent organizations harnessing Epic’s Connect to collectively manage patients.

2017-06-23 09:12

Private medical data will be removed, giving cybercriminals less ability to extort hospitals, patients.

2017-06-23 09:06

Linguamatics' I2E technology will help University of Pennsylvania Health System do more with its unstructured EHR data, fuel precision medicine research.

2017-06-23 07:43

The EHR giant can now offer clients Mediware’s blood bank software along with its own Epic Beaker for laboratory services.

2017-06-23 07:20

Managed security service providers, virtual chief information security officers are becoming increasingly common in the sector.

2017-06-23 07:16

From the launch of its HealthKit API in September 2014 to revelations this month of EHR-like work with a tiny startup, it’s clear that healthcare is in Apple’s eye.

2017-06-22 11:42

It’s one of the most difficult task for hospitals to get right, but good technology can make it easier.

2017-06-22 11:03

Accenture report expects robot-assisted surgery, virtual nursing assistants, workflow tools and more offering huge potential to make patient care more efficient.

2017-06-22 09:57

It appears the hackers rushed the latest round of the notorious ransomware, since the campaign is currently only able to lock down XP, VistA and other older operating systems.

2017-06-22 09:46

Hint: The health system achieved a 98.5 percent compliance rate for caregivers scanning medication and patient wristbands. 

2017-06-22 09:30

Deep learning takes a step beyond machine learning, and it's first killer app is computervision.

2017-06-22 09:00

Cost-sharing reduction payments continue through 2019 in bill that stabilizes health insurance market, says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

2017-06-22 06:22

But Senators are worried that he is underfunding the commercial electronic health record that will replace VistA.

2017-06-21 12:51

The lawsuit filed by D.C. attorneys Boyden Gray and Adam Walden alleges the biotech mogul is seeking to acquire Altor Bioscience through a sweetheart deal.

2017-06-21 11:53

Conduent, Vizient, Premier, Nuance, others are ranked well for performance management and patient safety, relaying critical data for provider benchmarking, predictive analytics and more.

2017-06-21 11:49

The deal extends the system’s remote hosting option.

2017-06-21 11:15

HHS repeatedly acts as a lone wolf, instead of adopting and assisting with current cybersecurity efforts, Daniel Nutkis wrote his prepared statement to a Senate Committee on Wednesday.

2017-06-21 10:19

The technology standardizes clinical, claims and administrative data across disparate systems.

2017-06-21 10:07

The notorious hacker has been playing a game called “A Business a Day,” by publicly make extortion attempts on businesses.

2017-06-21 08:25

By allowing doctors to use either 2015-certified electronic health records or legacy versions, the program will enable better interoperability, experts say.

2017-06-21 07:29

But there are a lot of pros and cons when looking at the big four vendor’s infrastructure-as-a-service offerings.

2017-06-21 06:14

If you want to attract talent, demonstrate to cybersecurity professionals a strong cultural commitment to information security.

2017-06-21 05:12

The embattled electronic health record vendor revealed second customer success since DOJ settlement over meaningful use fraud.

2017-03-28 03:00

Issues such as performance, payroll priorities, and a lack of expertise in data center management have healthcare institutions moving to the cloud.

2017-02-27 02:00

If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.