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


Mayo Clinic's quick tips for driving patient engagement

BOSTON — Angie Puffer, operations manager in the Mayo Clinic’s Office of Access Management, spoke at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum 2016 and shared some of the lessons

UConn Health appoints Dirk Stanley as first chief medical information officer

UConn Health has named Dirk Stanley, MD, its first chief medical information officer. The Connecticut health system said Stanley will play a key role in the ongoing implementation and long-term

Google unveils Android Wear 2.0 and health data exchange API

Google unwrapped Android Wear 2.0 and at the same time announced two updates: automatic activity tracking and a Google Fit data exchange API. “We know that the most important role of

Population health management views from the front line

The opening leadership panel at Healthcare IT News’ Pop Health 2016 event on Thursday was populated by physicians and clinicians. That’s ironic, perhaps, since, “writ large, population health is about

Decisio Health introduces clinical platform, draws $4.5M in Series B round

Decisio Health, a startup that aims to help acute-care provider organizations continually improve their clinical processes, launched the Decisio Health Clinical Intelligence Platform Tuesday and also announced $4.5M in Series

Virtual care holds answers to access, quality and cost, but needs tight integration and the right mix of clinicians to work

Proponents of virtual care say it is the wave of the future. Using the advanced communication tools that exist today is a logical way to extend caregivers’ reach to those

Penn State Health inks pact with Mercy Virtual to expand telemedicine and ICU monitoring

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Mercy Virtual have partnered to deliver virtual monitoring for the medical center’s intensive care unit, the first of several steps that

CMS touts early results from its Health Care Innovation Awards

Early returns from the Health Care Innovation Awards – a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services initiative that tests new payment and service delivery models – have shown “a wide

Heritage Group VC firm closes $220M innovation fund, backed by Cerner, InterMountain, others

Heritage Group announced this month the closing of its latest Healthcare Innovation Fund, backed by 15 leading healthcare organizations, at $220 million. Heritage, which invests in companies focused on building

IBM Watson's latest challenge: cybersecurity

IBM plans to launch a cloud-based version of Watson’s cognitive computing technology, designed solely to zero in on cybersecurity language, as a part of a year-long research project, the company

AHA tells CMS chief Slavitt how MACRA will impact docs, hospitals

Implementation of MACRA will impact not only physicians, but also the hospitals with whom they partner, the American Hospital Association told Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of CMS, and the U.S.

NIST fellow Ron Ross reveals how to solve 90 percent of cyberbreaches

LOS ANGELES — Building on several best practices and basic blocking and tackling of cybersecurity, healthcare organizations must also take a higher-level view to effectively address the problems of today.

MACRA proposed rule: Good intentions from CMS but a burden for small practices, says doc

Many physicians have waited with bated breath for the end of meaningful use, looking forward to a new era of less burdensome compliance requirements and more realistic reporting guidelines. But

WEDI: ICD-10 transition should be template for future mandates

Here’s a surprise twist in the ICD-10 saga: Now that the tortuous oft-delayed transition is said and – for the most part – done, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange

One tech woman's ode to her mother

This Mother’s Day, Janet Schijns, vice president, global channels, at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, pays homage to her trailblazing mother, who continues to inspire her today. “I’ve noticed that over the