Specialists are driving value-based care; Analytics and population health tech can help them
Aug 30, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
With many specialists becoming de facto primary care physicians, experts ...
Aledade tech is helping solo practitioners stay independent amid value-based shift
Aug 23, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Arkansas physician says he would be struggling to keep up with the rapid payment ...
Report: Aetna in secret talks with Apple about giving members Apple Watches
Aug 14, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward ...
What to know about risk, coverage before you buy cyber insurance
Aug 04, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Policies pick up support as cyber threats increase in frequency and hospitals face stiff fines tied ...
CMS finalizes 90-day reporting for meaningful use
Aug 03, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
The agency, seeking to ease EHR reporting burdens, will also allow both 2015 and 2014-certified EHRs for 2018.
OIG plans to investigate $15 billion in meaningful use payments
Jul 18, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Office of the Inspector General will review accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 ...
How US healthcare spent the weekend protecting against WannaCry
May 16, 2017 | Bernie Monegain, Bill Siwicki
Many set up command centers and feverishly worked to roll out patches to gird against the global ...
NYC Health + Hospitals adds $289 million revenue cycle system to Epic EHR
May 05, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
The new software, now part of the health system's $764 Epic EHR rollout, is expected ...
Medication errors: Hospitals slow to meet barcode standard, big on CPOE
Apr 28, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Leapfrog Group says 30 percent of hospitals fully meet the four criteria for bar code ...
Health data breaches in March surpassed January and February combined, study finds
Apr 17, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
There were 39 breach incidents in March, affecting 1,519,521 patient records, ...