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.
Health Data Crosses State Lines
In what might be a first, three health information exchanges -- in Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska -- successfully communicate using the Direct Project protocol.
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.
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.
10 Mobile Health Apps From Uncle Sam
New mobile apps from the Department of Health and Human Services, for consumers and doctors alike, let you search medical literature, locate health centers, fight drug abuse and much more.