Current Headlines

  1. Digital Tools Successful For Health Management
    2/26/2015

    Diabetes patients in a recent study reported better health when using a variety of digital health tools.By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Analytics Reduce Post-Surgery Infections 58%
    2/26/2015

    Using predictive analytics, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has reduced surgical infections by 58 percent. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Partnership For Patients Initiative Renewed
    2/26/2015

    New round of Hospital Engagement Network contracts opens to reduce readmissions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. EHR, IT Infrastructure Advance Patient Safety, Quality Of Care
    2/26/2015

    Measurable quality and patient safety set to take shape at Dallas-based hospital management corporation’s flagship Costa Rican hospital. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  5. Anthem’s Breach Woes Far From Over
    2/26/2015

    Breach costs could surpass insurance coverage, and potentially affected non-Anthem customers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Genome Sequencing Initiative Will Utilize Population Analytics
    2/26/2015

    The Translational Medicine Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital will employ the GenoSpace Population Analytics system to analyze disease associations. By Julia Ernst, MS, contributing writer

  7. Cybersecurity Hacking Conference Scheduled
    2/26/2015

    The conference is designed to equip HIT professionals with resources to combat breaches and hacks. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) Launches Guroo – To Provide Consumers With Free Access To A Health Care Transparency Tool
    2/25/2015

    The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization, announced recently the introduction of guroo.com, a consumer-focused website that provides national, state and local cost information for common health conditions and services using claims from multiple insurers for more than 40 million insured individuals - numbers that no one else has. 

  9. Lawmakers Say No More ICD-10 Delays
    2/25/2015

    The House Subcommittee urges compliance with the current October 2015 ICD-10 deadline. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. WEDI Releases ICD-10 Readiness Survey
    2/25/2015

    The survey will attempt to assess provider readiness in anticipation of October 2015 deadline. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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