Current Headlines

  1. Freeman Health Launches Hospital Mobile App
    11/21/2014

    Freeman Health System has launched Freeman Everywhere, a hospital mobile app using the MobileSmith mobile app development platform according to a press release. The app operates without any coding. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. GAO Gives Medicare Websites Poor Marks
    11/21/2014

    The results of a new federal report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) have revealed The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is failing to meet its goal of making healthcare costs more transparent. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. HIMSS, CHIME Say Part-Time Status Not Sufficient For DeSalvo
    11/21/2014

    In light of the recent administrative changes at the ONC, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) have voiced their concerns over the lack of oversight within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Automated Reminders Boost Medication Adherence
    11/21/2014

    Patients who received automated reminders when it was time to refill their medications were much more likely to adhere to their doctors’ instructions. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Lack Of Analytics Hindering Transition To Value Based Care
    11/21/2014

    A survey from McKesson finds providers are having difficulty making the switch to value-based reimbursement, mostly due to a lack of proper data. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Can Wikipedia Forecast Diseases?
    11/21/2014

    Researchers claim Wikipedia page views can forecast the spread of influenza and dengue fever. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. NextGen Healthcare Earns KLAS Top Performance Honors For Ambulatory RCM Services
    11/20/2014

    NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and a leading provider of healthcare information systems, services and interoperability solutions, announced recently that its NextGen RCM Services offering has earned top ranking in the KLAS 2014 Ambulatory RCM Services “Uncovering Truths When Services Are Outsourced” report.

  8. IDC Reveals Health Insights Predictions For 2015
    11/20/2014

    IDC Health Insights recently presented its 2015 healthcare predictions, based on a new IDC FutureScape report, in an on-demand Web conference, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2015 Predictions.

  9. Risk Model May Help Reduce Military Suicides
    11/20/2014

    A recent study leads to the development of a computer program that helps reduce risks of suicides. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. AMA Urges Stronger Health Privacy Policies
    11/20/2014

    The American Medical Association is promoting strengthening confidentiality for patients insured as dependents. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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