Current Headlines

  1. New York’s E-Prescribing Mandate Largely Successful
    4/28/2016

    So far, the health system in the state of New York has seen few issues with its recently mandated e-prescribing system. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Robot Connects Team To Specialists In California
    4/28/2016

    At Lompoc Valley Medical Center, “Dr. Robot” is connecting remote neurologists to doctors via telemedicine. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Most Hospitals Have Experienced Ransomware Attacks
    4/27/2016

    According to a recent poll, the majority of hospitals in the US have been targeted by ransomware attacks in the last year. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Your Patients Want Personal Health Records
    4/27/2016

    According to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, patient desires for personal health records are a "tremendous opportunity" to grow patient engagement. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. TCN Launches ‘VocalRx,’ An Automated Patient Engagement Platform To Enhance Revenue Cycle Efficiency For Healthcare Providers
    4/27/2016

    TCN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs and collection agencies worldwide, recently announced the launch of “VocalRx,” a cloud-based automated patient engagement platform that offers a suite of contact center tools to save time and improve revenue cycle efficiency for healthcare providers.

  6. Results Of Wolters Kluwer-Huntsville Hospital Study On Reducing Sepsis Morbidity And Mortality To Be Unveiled At Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting
    4/27/2016

    The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, will announce the findings of its study on the impact of real-time clinical surveillance and data analytics on an Alabama hospital’s sepsis mortality rates at the Becker’s Hospital Review 7th Annual Meeting.

  7. Live Video Is Most Prominent Reimbursed Form Of Telehealth
    4/26/2016

    Definition and regulation inconsistencies still cause confusion nationwide, however. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Laid-off Workers Protest EmblemHealth IT Outsourcing
    4/26/2016

    As hospitals work to control costs, outsourcing can result in tensions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Healthcare In Top Spot For Number Of Data Breaches
    4/25/2016

    Malware and unauthorized access remain key dangers for the security of healthcare data. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. What FDA Draft Cybersecurity Guidance Could Mean For Medical Device Manufacturers
    4/25/2016

    Comment period ended for cybersecurity guidance and FDA must finalize its directives. By Christine Kern, contributing writer