Current Headlines

  1. Survey Validates ICD-10 Delay
    4/22/2014

    Participants show concern over impact of ICD-10, distrust government information. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. HIT Workshop Scheduled For May
    4/22/2014

    FDA, ONC, and FCC propose HIT risk-based regulatory framework workshop. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Two Of Three Physicians Use Mobile
    4/22/2014

    MedData Group report analyzes current state of connected health through mobile devices. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Medicare Physician Data Analyzed For Fraud
    4/22/2014

    Lawyers have begun investigating recently released online Medicare payment information for signs of potential fraud. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Study: Greatest PHI Threat Comes From Within
    4/22/2014

    Another study cites internal threats as the greatest danger to the security of protected health information. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Orion Health Patient Portal Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular Certification From ICSA Labs
    4/21/2014

    Orion Health, a leading global, privately-held eHealth software organization, announced that the Orion Health Patient Portal (Patient Portal) v. 4.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

  7. Stratus Video Interpreting Addresses High Cost Of Language Barriers In Healthcare—Says Standardized Interpretation Reduces Risk Of Malpractice, Improves Patient Care
    4/21/2014

    In a country in which over twenty-one million people possess a limited ability to read, write, speak or understand English, language barriers in U.S. healthcare are quickly becoming a cause for concern.

  8. Googling Could Be Bad For Your Health
    4/21/2014

    According to a new University of Florida study, using search engines could result in low quality health information that may be hazardous to patients. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. HHS Taken To Court Over Two-Midnight Rule
    4/21/2014

    AHA, Hospitals Sue HHS Over Admission Policies. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Telehealth ‘Disruptive’ For Nurses
    4/21/2014

    Telehealth is considered a way to connect patients and providers, but a new study says nurses often find the technology disruptive. By Katie Wike, contributing writer