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


Aurora Health Care, Startup Health kick off innovation challenge to create personalized population health platform

Aurora Health Care and Startup Health put out a call for innovations to integrate with what the companies termed a personalized population health platform slated to launch in 2017. With

IBM Watson, X Prize team up to offer a $5 million artificial intelligence challenge

IBM Watson joined forces with the X Prize Foundation to launch an open $5 million challenge to build an artificial intelligence app for healthcare that could also be used in

Intermountain surgeons save patient's kidney with 3D printing during dicey operation

Doctors at Intermountain Medical Center printed and used a 3D kidney model to save a patient’s organ during a recent complicated tumor-removal. The 3D model made it possible for the

HHS names new members of ONC Health IT Policy and Standards Committees

HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has named new members to both the Health Information Technology Standards Committee and the Health Information Technology Policy Committee. Eight new members will join the

Vanderbilt University, Human Vaccines Project partner to decode human immune system

Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center have begun recruiting volunteers to participate in a clinical trial that will decode the immune system through the immunome – the genetic backbone of

HHS funds to help small practices prepare for the MACRA Quality Payment Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an initiative June 20 to fund small practices preparing for the Quality Payment Program. The $20 million funding will support on-the-ground

Cost of data breaches climbs to $4 million as healthcare incidents are most expensive, Ponemon finds

The average global cost of data breach per every lost or stolen record is $158. Healthcare organizations, however, had an average cost of $355 per record, according to the new

What do women’s career paths look like? May not be what you expect

A recent article in Harvard Business Review takes a deep look at women’s working paths over the course of their careers. Some of the findings may surprise you. [See also:

The rise of cybercrime and the need for cyber ransom liability insurance

Over the last few years, the healthcare industry has had its consciousness raised over hacking and cybercriminals, as cybersecurity has been thrust into the spotlight – especially with the recent

Prime Surgeons launches online concierge service for on-demand surgical care

Digital health company Prime Surgeons will be launching an online network of surgeons to provide patients with access to surgical care on-demand, the group announced this week. In its announcement,

OhioHealth Doctors Hospital achieves HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7

CHICAGO – HIMSS Analytics has awarded OhioHealth Doctors Hospital with an EMRAM Stage 7 Award. Columbus-based OhioHealth consists of 11 hospitals, more than 50 ambulatory sites, hospice, home-health, medical equipment

Intersystems to roll out TrakCare for NHS in Scotland

ETON, UK – NHS Fife, which provides healthcare to the 370,000 residents of Fife, has become the latest health board in Scotland to adopt a new patient information system from

AMA awards three teams of health IT developers for innovation

Examples of innovation that can help shape 21st century medicine were recognized by the American Medical Association at its annual meeting this week. Three teams of health care entrepreneurs were

Is EHR data blocking really as bad as ONC claims?

With $32 billion spent already to achieve the meaningful exchange of healthcare and patient information, the federal government is hard at work trying to find where and how data is

Academic medical centers are helping drive EHR interoperability

Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT Jon White, MD, says universities are playing a key role in the development of interoperable healthcare systems. “University research serves at least three useful