HHS officials outlined the agency's priorities, which include driving value-based care and pursuing deregulation.
Professional services firm Aon announced Thursday it has partnered with two companies to help self-insured employers consider cost and quality of surgical procedures when they negotiate with providers.
After months of delays over interoperability and other concerns, the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner have reached an agreement for the VA's new electronic health record system.
For nearly two years, Florida-based Lee Health's Epic EHR has alerted providers when their patients qualify for the Make-a-Wish program.
The three companies will aggregate patient data from various sources, including EHRs and billing systems. Providers will use the tool for campaigns similar to those retailers use to engage their customers.
Buoy, which aims to mirror the patient-doctor dialogue through artificial intelligence, will refer consumers to the nearest CVS MinuteClinic, where CVS will hold their place in line.
EHR vendor Allscripts will integrate patient-engagement company HealthGrid's tools into its own patient-engagement platform.
The FDA is looking for a "large electronic medical record system" to conduct pharmaceutical safety research.
Following a report that people from outside the government meddled in negotiations between the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner Corp., members of Congress are calling for an investigation.
Cerner's contract to replace the Veterans Affairs Department's EHR remains unsigned, which hurt the company's first-quarter earnings.
The EHR migration is expected to take four years, with Trinity Health rolling out the software in waves to its 94 hospitals and 109 continuing-care facilities.
Former executives of Google and Salesforce just received $20 million to fund an AI-based, voice-enabled software that assists physicians with note-taking.