Current Headlines

  1. Healthcare Stakeholders Coalition Calls For Preauthorization Reforms
    2/24/2017

    The proposal offers 21 principles for prior-authorization requirements. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Hospital Setting Variations Are Crucial For Positive Patient Outcomes
    2/23/2017

    Some 10,000 Medicare patients die within seven days of Emergency Department discharges annually. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Survey: Patients Regard Open Access To Their Medical Records As Critical To Receiving High Quality Health Care
    2/22/2017

    In the era of digital health, patients have very high expectations for medical information sharing, but they may not be aware of the health care industry’s current limitations.

  4. Costs Limit Patient Access To Records
    2/22/2017

    High fees prohibit many patients from obtaining copies of their own electronic medical records. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Trustworthy Information Central To Any Payment Reform Model
    2/22/2017

    Regardless of the timing, direction and scope of healthcare payment reform, a common denominator will be the importance of trustworthy information. Information Governance (IG) offers the framework to make sure information is trustworthy and can be turned into usable intelligence.

  6. Digital Signage Expo 2017 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage Technology
    2/22/2017

    Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, will present the newest, most cutting-edge technology in the industry on March 29-30, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  7. Government Relations, Healthcare, And HIMSS17
    2/21/2017

    How the Trump administration could impact the healthcare industry. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. DiACardio Named Venture+ Forum Pitch Competition Winner At HIMSS17
    2/21/2017

    The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) announced DiACardio Ltd. as the winner of its 11th annual Venture+ Forum (#HITventure) pitch competition for startup companies at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition (#HIMSS17).

  9. Partners Connected Health To Collaborate With Mass Medical International To Expand Access
    2/21/2017

    Partners Connected Health recently announced a new partnership with Massachusetts Medical International, to provide remote diagnosis and expert second opinions via the Partners Online Second Opinion service (POSO), for physicians and patients in China.

  10. Praxify Unveils Clinical Intelligence Layer For EHRs That Saves Physicians Time
    2/21/2017

    Praxify, a healthcare technology company with a mission to make physician lives easier, officially launched today at the annual HIMSS conference in Orlando, following successful implementations with initial U.S. customers.