Current Headlines

  1. Digital Health Platform Offers Enhanced Consumer Engagement, Intervention

    Zillion provides the power behind UnitedHealth Group’s successful “Real Appeal” Program By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Leapfrog Study Finds Choice Of Hospital Has Implications For Outcomes

    Hospitals with D or F grades had a nearly 50 percent higher risk of avoidable death. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. CMS Webinar Highlights New IT Requirements For CPC+ Initiative

    Six health IT requirements are in place for participants in the new program. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Fitbit Facing FDA Scrutiny As It Eyes Clinical Technology

    As the fitness tracker moves into medical gadgets, it risks flagging the attention of the FDA By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. CFO, CXO Summit To Take Place In May And October

    marcus evans recently announced the upcoming CFO and CXO summits featuring topics and workshops directed at senior healthcare executives. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. New York’s E-Prescribing Mandate Largely Successful

    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

  7. Robot Connects Team To Specialists In California

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

  8. More Than 340 Innovators Set Sights On Creating Patient Identification System

    A global crowd-sourcing competition aimed at finding a solution for accurate patient identification has drawn interest from more than 345 innovators across 39 countries, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and HeroX reported today.

  9. Most Hospitals Have Experienced Ransomware Attacks

    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

  10. Your Patients Want Personal Health Records

    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