Aetna Taps Healthline For Patient Portal
Insurers and healthcare providers are increasingly using Web portals to comply with meaningful use, give patients ready access to medical data and other relevant information.
DHS Introduces E-Verify Self Check
People can now check their own employment eligibility status with the Dept. of Homeland Security database online and correct any inaccuracies.
EHR Adopters: Confident, Or Cocky?
Healthcare providers have an almost singular focus on putting electronic records in place this year and are highly optimistic about getting it done.
Bill Would Add Mental Health To EHR Incentives
Licensed psychologists, clinical social workers, and behavioral health facilities would have access to federal electronic health record stimulus funding under the proposed Senate legislation.
Federal IT Budget Cuts Will Hit HUD Hardest
Some 14 departments and agencies expect cuts in technology spending in fiscal 2012, while 12 expect to increase the amount of money they spend on IT, a preliminary analysis by IDC indicates.
EMR Market Pegged At $15.7 Billion In 2010
The electronic medical record sector grew 13.6%, and will approach 20% over the next two years in advance of meaningful use requirements, found Kalorama Information study.
GAO: Redundant Federal IT Systems Waste Money
The GAO identified four key areas for IT process improvement -- Department of Defense business systems, enterprise architecture, data centers, and e-health records -- and gave recommendations for how the government could eliminate overlap in these efforts.