Healthcare data breaches have risen nearly every year from 2010 through 2017. Although physical theft used to be the data breach method of choice, hacking has become the most prevalent method.
The Office of Management and Budget is taking a look at a proposed rule aiming to end the practice of data-blocking.
Instagram has begun using some drug-related hashtags, such as “opioid” and “uppers,” to steer users of the app to information about opioid treatment and recovery.
A federal appellate court rejected CliniComp's claim that Cerner Corp. was improperly granted the VA's $10 billion EHR contract.
The ONC is expected to release its long-awaited rule on data-blocking in the fall. While fall doesn't officially begin until Sept. 22, could this still be the week?
Provider organizations can use health information exchange to pull information about patients who've left areas hit by the hurricane.
The company's latest Apple Watch will be able to conduct electrocardiograms and alert wearers if there seems to be atrial fibrillation.
The FCC will give $100 million to pilot projects to bring telehealth to underserved people. In doing so, it stands to improve outcomes, according to comments submitted to the agency.
Burke, who spearheaded a contract to overhaul the VA's EHR system, will leave the role Nov. 2. John Peterzalek, who currently works on client relationships for Cerner Corp., will take on Burke's responsibilities.
New technologies and devices that meld telemedicine with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are giving hope for greater care coordination to thousands and potentially millions of people in the healthcare system.
The Senate is expected this week to vote on legislation aimed at combating the opioid crisis. Meanwhile, physicians submit comments on the CMS' massive 2019 fee schedule rule.
The commerce giant could give traditional industry vendors a run for their money as it eyes electronic health records, retail clinics and other mainstays of healthcare delivery.