President Donald Trump has already begun the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, by signing an
With its leadership and programs in flux because of uncertainty accompanying the new administration, ONC has produced a flurry of activity lately punctuated by a slate of sessions scheduled for HIMSS 2017 in Orlando coming up Feb. 19.
But even as remaining
Healthcare data breaches cost the industry $6.2 billion a year, while the average cost of a single data breach across all industries is $4 million, according to Protenus. Additionally, nearly 90% of healthcare organizations have
Telemedicine has the potential to help diverse patient groups – from nursing homes to rural communities - get better healthcare; One place where telemedicine can minimize the disruption to a patient's life is in...
IBM Watson Health and the FDA are collaborating on a research initiative that aims to define a "secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology," according to an IBM release. The two-year...
It turns out the transition to ICD-10 didn't go quite as smoothly as previously thought, particularly for the small practice physicians who were
As many in health IT know, the theft of patient health data has developed into an epidemic with breaches involving millions of health records in 2016, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among the biggest breaches were the Anthem and Premera Blue Cross hacks, and HHS...
I caught up with Intermountain Healthcare CIO and vice president Marc Probst at the CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum and got a chance to ask him about Intermountain's role in what is one of the biggest EHR implementations ever.
And no, it's not the installation of