4 Digital Trends to Transform Human Services

What does the future of public service

Cold, Cuddle And Coffee (Math) Calculation?

With the temperature waning to as low

Safeguard the potential of the Contingent Workers

We all are aware of the fact


Addressing Security for iPads, iPhones

A national network of cancer hospitals that has relied heavily

VA, DoD discuss steps toward iEHR, VLER

When Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Veterans Affairs Secretary


Infographic: Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

Between 1999 and 2015, employer-sponsored health insurance premiums increased by 203 percent, outpacing both inflation and workers’ earnings. However, growth of premiums for family coverage slowed toward the end of

Introducing the GovTech100: Civic Innovation’s Next Phase

The public-sector technology market has evolved to be broader and more robust, to the tune of $1 billion in private capital investment. Here we unveil the GovTech100 — the top

Cleveland Clinic picks top 10 innovations for 2016

List includes new cancer screening, needle-free glucose testing Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting

Hospitals fined $4.8M for HIPAA violation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center together on May 7 have agreed to hand over a whopping $4.8 million to settle alleged HIPAA violations after the electronic protected

ICD-10: Inside the war rooms

Everyone from consultants to hospitals to IT vendors is bracing today for the long-awaited code set conversion. Within a Washington DC-area consultancy, employees are gathering early in what the agency

4 Digital Trends to Transform Human Services

What does the future of public service delivery look like? For starters, personalization will be combined with the 24/7 access that technology allows — and digital platforms will bring new

Could Austin be the next health IT hub?

‘Access to capital is always a hot issue’ Healthcare IT enthusiasts in Austin, Texas are bullish on their city’s prospects for becoming one of the country’s next major hubs for

HIPAA Policy Becomes Focus of Abortion Debate

Posted By Mary Butler Discarded medical records and their disposal sites have become a new legal battleground between anti-abortion activists and clinics that provide abortion services, according to a recent

HIPAA on the Social Network—What Consumers Need to Know

Posted By Mary Butler Without a doubt, patient privacy rights have improved in recent years. In the 1950s and 60s, and even well into the 1980s, it was standard for

Cold, Cuddle And Coffee (Math) Calculation?

With the temperature waning to as low as minus 23 degrees or shrink beyond 25 degrees below the average temperatures, it is time to cuddle your children and spend some

OIG: Room to improve Medicare audits

Contractors hired by Medicare to audit the payment records of healthcare providers have a good track record spotting improper billing, the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General concluded

Ohio HIE connects 100 plus hospitals

Ohio’s CliniSync Health Information Exchange today announced the signing of 25-bed Harrison Community Hospital in Cadiz as well as 91-bed Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, bringing the number of Ohio

AMA toolkit helps docs meet HIPAA rules

With huge new revisions to federal privacy and security regulations set to take full effect Sept. 23, the American Medical Association has published a new toolkit to help physician practices

Texas hospital takes off with telehealth

“The new Internet, the new telecommunications allow you to take your most sophisticated people and be in multiple places,” said Minton. “It expands the performance of these people significantly.” s

On the move weekly: IT

Zane M. Burke, president of CernerGary Wiltz, MD was inaugurated as board chair of the National Association of Community Health Centers. Previously, he served as chairman of LPCA; chaired the