Current Headlines

  1. Mayo Clinic Sees Big Data As The Future Of Healthcare Innovation
    12/19/2014

    Optum Labs provides the opportunity for Mayo researchers to access data to treat the sick. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Text Messaging Increases Medication Adherence
    12/19/2014

    According to a recent study, text message reminders helped patients better adhere to their medications.By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. EHRs Will Save $78 Billion Globally
    12/19/2014

    A recent study posits EHRs will become integral to future digital healthcare initiatives. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Wearables Offered As Reward To Fit Clients
    12/19/2014

    Using the wearables, users get paid to be fit. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Communications Platform To Replace Pagers At Vermont Medical Center
    12/19/2014

    The secure communication platform will allow for mobile and desktop messaging across the Medical Center’s network of four hospitals. By Julia Ernst, MS, contributing writer

  6. Healthcare More Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks In 2015
    12/19/2014

    The start of a new year won’t stop hackers from attacking the healthcare sector – in fact, cyberattacks are expected to increase. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Capital Clinical Integrated Network (CCIN) And HEALTHEC First To Achieve EHNAC's Accountable Care Organization Accreditation
    12/19/2014

    The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced recently that the first two organizations have achieved accreditation under its Accountable Care Organization programs.

  8. Lack Of Quality Information ‘Informs’ Employers’ Health Plan Decisions
    12/18/2014

    New survey finds only 7 percent of employers use objective quality information to choose a health plan. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Walgreens To Provide Telehealth Options
    12/18/2014

    Walgreens to offer virtual doctor visits via mobile app. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Federal Health IT Strategic Plan Open For Comment
    12/18/2014

    The ONC five-year plan for 2015-2020 is designed to move beyond EHRs to telehealth and mobile health. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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