Current Headlines

  1. ACO Created To Manage Healthcare Costs
    8/29/2014

    New Illinois ACO aims to realign focus to value of service with emphasis on improving health outcomes. By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer

  2. Breaches Cost Healthcare $5.6B Annually
    8/29/2014

    Since 2009, breaches of patient data have affected more than 30 million Americans. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. IT Workers ‘Critical’ To Success Of Healthcare
    8/29/2014

    The 2014 HIMSS Workforce Survey finds that health information technology workers are in high demand again this year. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Apps Offer Little Privacy
    8/29/2014

    Despite a growing number of people using apps to monitor and track their health, studies show they have little security and non-existent privacy rules. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. 4D Printing Coming To Healthcare
    8/29/2014

    A Frost & Sullivan report finds 4D printing may be coming to healthcare in the next few years. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. FBI: Hackers Are Coming
    8/29/2014

    The FBI warns that it has detected hackers attempting to crack into healthcare systems. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Doctors Don’t Trust Wearables
    8/28/2014

    Wearable fitness trackers are all the rage, but doctors are reluctant to trust the data they collect. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Incentive Program To Motivate Medication Adherence
    8/28/2014

    Patients enrolled in HealthPrize programs demonstrate persistently high engagement rates and materially higher adherence rates, nearly 50% higher than baseline on average. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Online Tool Shows Potential Public Health Outcomes
    8/28/2014

    A web-based tool can predict how certain public health initiatives will affect outcomes at city, state, and even national levels. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Health System Bets On HIE Platform To Lower Costs While Improving Care
    8/28/2014

    HIE platform chosen to Summary improve quality, reduce the cost of care, and integrate disparate clinical systems across the enterprise and throughout the community.

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