Current Headlines

  1. CMS Rules Propose Sharing Claims Data With ‘Qualified Entities’
    2/9/2016

    The rule would encourage analysis and sharing of the medical-claims data. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Acquisition Aims To Further Genomic Profiling, Bioinformatics And Data Curation
    2/9/2016

    The merger between Venaxis and Strand Life Sciences will initially focus on developing StrandAdvantage tests with further expansion expected. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. HIMSS Analytics Honors WellSpan Surgery And Rehabilitation Hospital With Stage 7 Award
    2/8/2016

    HIMSS Analytics awarded WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital with a Stage 7Award. The award represents WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).

  4. GS1 US Workshop Series Supports FDA Unique Device Identification Requirements For Healthcare Professionals
    2/8/2016

    GS1 US will hold a series of workshops for healthcare professionals to guide them through GS1 Standards implementation to address the requirements of the U.S.

  5. ACOs Face Interoperability Barriers
    2/8/2016

    According to a new report, a lack of out-of-network interoperability is the biggest obstacle facing ACOs today. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. EHR Market To Expand By A Third By 2020
    2/8/2016

    A Frost and Sullivan report predicts that, by the year 2020, the EHR market will have grown 30 percent. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Despite Benefits, Few PCPs Use Telehealth
    2/5/2016

    The majority of family physicians see the benefits to telehealth, yet few actually use the technology. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Patients Increasingly Willing To Share Health Data
    2/5/2016

    More than half of those who participated in a Pew Research Center survey said they would be willing to share their personal health information in exchange for health products or services. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Startup Raises $2 Million For Speculated Eye-Care Tech
    2/4/2016

    Vizzario Inc. remains mum about the plans for its investment funds. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. EHRS Hold Key Medication Adherence Data
    2/4/2016

    Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and Christiana Care Health System determined EHR data could contain valuable information about patients’ medication adherence. By Katie Wike, contributing writer