HIMSS Goal: Show Value Of Health IT
Convincing national policy makers that health IT is worth the
investment and promoting interoperability tops health IT
organization's Washington agenda.
Federal Gun Control Requires IT Overhaul
White House plan will work only if the IT systems and databases used for background checks and gun tracing get the improvements needed to support stepped-up oversight.
Amazon Profits Fall Despite Rising Revenue
Amazon reports fourth-quarter sales of $21.27 billion, but heavy capital expenditures led to a decline in net income in quarter and an overall $39 million loss for 2012.
Telehealth To Grow Six-Fold By 2017
Remote patient monitoring will ramp up worldwide, largely driven by U.S hospitals working to reduce readmissions and avoid Medicare penalties, says InMedica study.
Payers Lure Providers With Big Data
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association affiliate's acquisition of Intelimedix is latest attempt to offer actionable clinical information for quality improvement.
Is 2013 Year Of The MOOC?
Massive open online courses are forcing institutions to consider how to offer course credit and verify student identities.
EHRs Continue To Take A Beating
In TEDMED webcast, several vendor executives suggest Meaningful Use and the focus on billing might be making medicine less efficient.
FDA Hops On Big Data Bandwagon
Dynamics Research Corp wins five-year, $50 million federal contract to help bolster food and drug safety, scientific collaboration.