• EHR data increasingly used to inform clinical...
    on April 19, 2019 at 1:27 am

    Hospitals that can send, find, receive and integrate EHR data from outside sources are twice as likely to use that data as hospitals with less interoperability, according to new data from ONC. […]

  • More than 50 medical professionals indicted in...
    on April 18, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    HHS also said it has excluded more than 2,000 people from participating in Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare programs for opioid diversion and abuse activity since June 2018, including […]

  • AI poised to 'transform' medical imaging,...
    on April 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Earlier this month, FDA outlined in a white paper its vision for a framework to regulate artificial intelligence algorithms that change based on real-world learning. […]

  • Private equity deals set record in healthcare...
    on April 18, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    Deal value also spiked to record levels, reaching a total disclosed sum of $63.1 billion, the highest on record since 2006, according to a report from consulting firm Bain & Company. […]

  • VA snafus prompt bipartisan call for more EHR...
    on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    An unflattering status report, GAO criticism and the VA CIO's absence during a congressional hearing are just a few of the reasons senators want extra control over the project. […]

  • NYC hospitals agree to hire 1.5K nurses, raise...
    on April 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Under the deal, nurse-to-patient staffing levels will be based on ratios agreed upon in the parties' contracts and "enforced by an independent neutral party." […]

  • Physician telehealth use up 340% since 2015,...
    on April 17, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    Among specialties with high burnout rates, willingness to use telehealth runs high but actual use is still low, according to the American Well report. […]

  • Chronic illnesses will play even bigger role in...
    on April 17, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, obesity and cancer cost more than $1 trillion annually. […]

  • Humana rolls out oncology payment model
    on April 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    Sixteen practices are participating in the inaugural test of the model, which began in January across 11 states. […]

  • Best Buy, Target jump into at-home medical device...
    on April 17, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    The partnerships give both medical device companies an opportunity to reach a broader audience through mass merchant retailers, and tightens the relationship between healthcare and retail. […]