Current Headlines

  1. Survey Reveals Consumer Concern Over Rising Health Insurance Costs
    5/6/2016

    Nearly two-thirds of respondents are concerned about the total cost of their healthcare services. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Highmark Program Boosts Patient-Center Care With $5.5 Million In PCP Compensation
    5/6/2016

    Program aims to ensure correct diagnosis codes for complex chronic conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Healthcare Organizations Still Trust Slow-Moving Compliance Regulations Despite Risk
    5/5/2016

    The regulatory environment in healthcare is becoming increasingly complex, but healthcare organizations are still managing to keep up. Unsurprisingly, this has created an environment where compliance with regulations frequently takes precedence over actual security.

  4. Challenges And Burdens To Mainstream Telemedicine
    5/5/2016

    Connectivity and reliability remain obstacles to universal access to telemedicine. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Cerner Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
    5/5/2016

    Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq:CERN) today announced results for the 2016 first quarter that ended April 2, 2016.

  6. 2016 Black Book Survey Ranks drchrono #1 Mobile Electronic Health Record App By Physicians
    5/5/2016

    drchrono, Inc., the industry leading Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, Medical Billing and Medical API Platform on iPad, iPhone and web, announced recently that the company has been named the top mobile EHR app by medical professionals in the 2016 Black Book independent survey.

  7. Microsoft Buys Synthetic DNA From Twist Bioscience For Digital Data Storage Research
    5/4/2016

    The experimentation will determine how much digital data strings of DNA can hold. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. AMA Responds To MACRA Proposed Final Rule
    5/4/2016

    Rules represent the most sweeping change in physician payment policy in over 20 years. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Grace Health System Selects Patientco For Patient Payment Platform
    5/4/2016

    Patientco, the market-leading healthcare payment technology company that optimizes the payment experience for healthcare providers and their patients, has been selected by Grace Health System, a multi-campus healthcare facility in Texas, as the organization’s patient-focused payments solution.

  10. Health IT Leaders Respond To Johns Hopkins Study On Medical Errors
    5/4/2016

    The Johns Hopkins Medicine study raises serious concerns about patient safety in the nation’s hospitals.