Cancer Researchers Call For EHR Standards
American Society of Clinical Oncology report says, with modifications, electronic health records could play a transformational role in targeting cancer treatments.
9 Mobile Health Apps Worth A Closer Look
There's no doubt: Clinicians love their mobile devices. Among many new health apps, here are 9 that healthcare professionals and their patients should investigate.
Medicare Delays HIPAA 5010 Enforcement
Doctor offices and hospitals will now have until the end of March to get up to speed with new electronic transaction set for processing insurance claims.
Why Doctors Won't Like ACOs
Accountable Care Organizations require hard data to support treatment decisions. IT's job is to build that evidence into your organization's systems.
7 Health Education Tools For Patients
Patients can benefit by getting a variety of healthcare information electronically--as these seven options prove. The tools also help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act Meaningful Use requirements.
Don't Regulate EHRs Like Cars
In the interest of patient safety, the Institute of Medicine recommends that health IT be more tightly regulated, much like the auto industry. But are the two industries comparable?
Data Mining Snares Health Insurance Fraud
LexisNexis applies predictive modeling, a massive database, and high-performance computing cluster technology to spot health insurance fraud before claims are paid.
VA Launches Telemed Pilot Project
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs selects American Well and SweetSpot Diabetes Care in its ongoing effort to bring healthcare to veterans in their homes.
Progress On Health Data Exchange Specs
Seven states, eight e-health records vendors, and three health information exchange providers agree to support interoperability standards that also could make health data exchange easier nationally.