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Erin McCann
VERONA, WI | Erin McCann | September 12, 2014 | 11:05 AM 83266
Electronic health record behemoth Epic Systems has inked a deal with a lobbying firm to work on its interoperability image -- one that has left a perception that Epic has a closed system that does not easily work well with other EHR systems. More
Bernie Monegain
DUBOIS, PA | Bernie Monegain | September 12, 2014 | 10:59 AM 83261
DuBois Regional Medical Center in DuBois, Pa. was first to attest to Stage 2 of meaningful use among a handful of hospitals that attested early. Though more hospitals have attested to date, the number could still be counted on a couple sets of hands. More
Eric Wicklund
Eric Wicklund | September 12, 2014 | 10:04 AM 83256
In order to connect the nation's veterans with their healthcare records, the Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new mHealth campaign that will put health data into the hands of the consumer. More
Erin McCann
HUNTSVILLE, AL | Erin McCann | September 11, 2014 | 10:52 AM 83221
A Huntsville, Ala., clinical diagnostics laboratory has notified more than 7,000 individuals of a HIPAA breach after the company discovered protected health information contained on a third-party server had been unsecured for nearly three years. More
Bernie Monegain
Bernie Monegain | September 11, 2014 | 10:49 AM 83216
CMS and ONC disappointed many CIOs and IT teams around the country on Aug. 29 when it issued a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use that lacked the flexibility on reporting that so many had counted on -- and perhaps expected, because what they had proposed... More
Tom Sullivan
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | September 11, 2014 | 08:08 AM 83211
With the war already underway, how can hospitals and networks prepare? Chief information security officers share insights about shifting toward more sophisticated information security tactics. More
Tom Sullivan
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | September 10, 2014 | 04:03 PM 83141
When the Office for Civil Rights knocks on your door, asking about HIPAA compliance, it pays to be ready. And OCR is looking to audit providers ranging from large to small, and across a wide geographical distribution. More
Bernie Monegain
Bernie Monegain | September 10, 2014 | 12:25 PM 83206
ONC and HHS issued a final rule today that they say will give EHR makers, health IT developers, providers and consumers more flexibility and clarity when it comes to 2014 Edition certification criteria. More
Erin McCann
Erin McCann | September 10, 2014 | 10:54 AM 83201
How do individual states stack up when it comes to telemedicine coverage and reimbursement? A new report from the American Telemedicine Association details just that. More
Mike Miliard
CAMBRIDGE, MA | Mike Miliard | September 10, 2014 | 10:17 AM 83196
Optum Labs, which was launched by UnitedHealth and the Mayo Clinic to mine deidentified patient data for innovative healthcare research, has four new members. More
Anthony Brino
CUPERTINO, CA | Anthony Brino | September 9, 2014 | 04:46 PM 83146
Apple is out with its latest, much-anticipated products, and taking a step into healthcare with a new iPhone-enabled watch. Will this be a big step forward for digital health, or just a grab of the high-end quantified-self market? More
Bernie Monegain
CUPERTINO, CA | Bernie Monegain | September 9, 2014 | 11:05 AM 83136
Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed several new products today, iPhone 6, an app called Health and the Apple Watch, with health and fitness capabilities. And, said Kevin Lynch, who introduced it, "Over time, Apple Watch gets to know you like a personal trainer... More

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