Rural clinics turn to telehealth to combat addiction
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Rural clinics turn to telehealth to combat addiction
Ransomware spreading via the cloud: Virlock another twist on cyber scourge
Melinda Gates launches push to bring more women into tech careers
Philanthropist Melinda Gates is launching a new initiative aimed at bringing more women into technology. While she will continue to work with the foundation, traveling the developing world to help improve healthcare and reduce poverty, the website Backchannel reported on September 28, Gates would al...
Care New England pays $400,000 HIPAA fine for lost PHI in business associate breach
The case, which also includes Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, stems from lost backup tapes housing protected health information, the Office for Civil Rights said.
Yahoo confirms data breach of 500 million user accounts
While it does not appear that any PHI or health-related data was exposed, the breach is considerably larger than the Anthem attack in 2015. And as with every major breach, there will be takeaways for healthcare CIOs and CISOs to learn from.
Will MACRA spark interoperability advancements?
The Center for Medical Interoperability introduced a new maturity model and HIMSS publicly commented that focusing on technical interoperability is not enough in the industry-wide move toward value-based care and alternative payment models.
Healthix taps Verato to bolster patient matching in its HIE platform
The health information exchange said Verato’s cloud service links patient records across otherwise disparate data sources to help clinicians better coordinate care and treatment.
American Well adds psychiatry services to telemedicine lineup
Consumers now can see psychologists and psychiatrists on Amwell, a telehealth app that enables visits with caregivers via video technology.
Advocate advances population health with telemedicine in the ICU
An innovative tele-ICU helps Advocate Health Care physicians and nurses deliver evidence-based medicine while simultaneously lowering healthcare costs.
Reality check: Population health on today's IT
Healthcare organizations need tools for analytics, care coordination, telehealth – and patient engagement. And those must be integrated to arm doctors with data and insights they can use to focus on the art of medicine.
Teva responds to Mylan backlash with planned launch of generic EpiPen
Mylan Pharmaceutical may be getting some competition for its EpiPen, as Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced Friday that it hopes to launch its own generic version of the device by 2018 in the U.S.
Connecticut posts free health literacy and price transparency app
Precision medicine to transform health IT market in 4 ways
Fewer than one-third of healthcare providers polled for the newest HIMSS Analytics Essentials Brief are currently pursuing precision medicine initiatives – with the majority who don't saying that limitations in funding, technology or expertise are holding them back. But that's poised to change very…
Pokémon Go on the decline? That does not bode well for health apps and patient engagement
Just weeks ago, the groundbreaking new game was a contender for most successful health app. Now, daily Pokémon Go users are dipping in number and that does not bode well for the fate of fitness trackers, wearables and other devices.
Buyers Guide: A close look at 8 population health platforms
Healthcare IT News reviews software designed to provide actionable intelligence from Caradigm, Enli, Forward Health, Medicision, Medicity, Transcend Insights, WellCentive and ZeOmega.
athenahealth buys care coordination platform Patient IO
Cloud-based IT developer athenahealth announced Aug. 29 that it has acquired the care coordination platform Patient IO to expand the company's focus on patient-centered care.
Healthcare professionals prefer Clinton over Trump, survey shows
Physician practice professionals lean toward Hillary Clinton as the presidential candidate they plan to support, with 48 percent of respondents of an informal Aprima survey saying she would "most benefit" their practices, compared to 36 percent who prefer Donald Trump.
OIG finds 'significant' security flaws in CMS' wireless networks
The wireless networks of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have "significant" vulnerabilities, according to penetration tests administered by the Office of Inspector General.
Doctors and hospitals prepare for challenging talks surrounding medical errors
Many hospitals are beginning to consider a change in how they handle medical errors. Instead of the "deny-and-defend" approach, they are revamping their policies to be more open.
RADAR becomes independent company, backed with $6.2 million in Series A funding
The launch is a response to the increase in cybersecurity attacks and a need for incident response management, the vendor says.
ICD-10: CMS will not be so flexible after Oct. 1
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that the grace period will end as planned and come Oct. it will end the flexibilities it granted hospitals and coders thus far.
JAMA: EHRs aren't keeping up with evolution of other technologies
Stanford clinician shine a light on how today's products are missing one of the greatest opportunities for any record system.
University of Maryland unveils tool to gauge how public health taps EHRs in crises like Zika
The Public Health Information Tehnology Maturity Index can help officials understand how well they are using IT and data to respond to outbreaks and epidemics.
Surescripts says data transactions for 2015 spiked nearly 50 percent as interoperability advances
The network now conducts more transactions daily than Amazon or Uber, according to CEO Tom Skelton.
HRSA awards $16 million to expand telehealth, other rural healthcare services
Rural healthcare is receiving a $16 million boost for telehealth and quality improvement activities from the Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources & Services Administration, it was announced Thursday.
Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's tax plan would cause healthcare cuts by exploding national debt
The Democratic nominee also promised to institute a public health insurance option, paid family leave, affordable childcare and cracked a one-liner about using Trump’s Estate Tax amount to care for 3 million children.
Remote monitoring tools, patient engagement platforms, EHRs have greatest potential for cost savings, survey says
Geisinger, KeyHIE bolster clinician productivity an hour a day with patient alerts
In conjunction with the Keystone Health Information Exchange, Geisinger Health System sends clinicians push HL7 ORU messages in a population health management program to identify at-risk patients and reduce readmissions.
NIH and Allscripts subsidiary 2bPrecise launch cloud-based genomic technology to boost precision medicine
Doctors at the National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the NIH Clinical Center will use the tools to combine genomic and clinical data for statistical analysis and pattern detection.
Healthcare adds 43,000 jobs in July and continues outpacing other sectors
Ambulatory facilities and services led the month’s hiring, while hospitals were a close second in creating new jobs.
46 Zika cases including 3 pregnant women confirmed in Illinois
Health officials said Zika must have been contracted out-of-state, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called the virus unprecedented.
IBM launches lab-on-a-chip technology to spot cancer before symptoms appear
The company also said its scientists are working with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to test the technology on prostate cancer.
Dark Overlords offer 500 patient records stolen from Athens Orthopedic Clinic on black market
The clinic traced the breach of nearly 400,000 thousand records to an external cyberattack against its EHR in which the hackers gained access to personal information by using third-party credentials.
Hybrid storage slashes EHR access times for Hutchinson Clinic
One 90-provider specialist practice is seeing improved workflows and better patient care after deploying hybrid storage capabilities aimed at accelerating the performance of its electronic health record, billing and practice management systems.
South Carolina Medical Association teams with analytics firm to build interoperable health network
The entities are building a statewide health information network that will enable doctors to share real-time patient data and analytics.
ONC's Interoperability Experience Task Force: 4 steps to bolster health information exchange
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT advisory group, IXTF, put forth suggestions spanning government policy, technology, and public-private collaborations to improve health data sharing.
IBM donates Weather Company data and supercomputing tools to help stop spread of Zika virus
The tech giant said it is making its virtual crowdsourced supercomputing platform, the World Community Grid, to researchers in the U.S. and Brazil for the OpenZika project.
CVS Health and VA ring up the most warnings to OCR about possible HIIPAA breaches, ProPublica finds
CMS snags $42 billion in Medicare and Medicaid fraud with predictive analytics
The agency used advanced analytics, partnered with law enforcement, instituted more stringent screening practices and moved away from its so-called pay-and-chase method to save billion of dollars.
HHS awards $36 million to boost IT uptake at health centers
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will spend $36 million to spur the uptake of health information technology at 50 Health Center Controlled Networks. The awards will impact more than a thousand participating health center organizations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, HHS Secretary S...
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