Latest Health IT News

Latest Health IT News

Children’s Medical Center of Dallas has received the AHIMA Grace Award for its innovative efforts to leverage health information management strategies and EHR technology to more »

A new clinical trial is aiming at discovering how the packaging of medications and instructions provided by pharmacists affect patient adherence.  The STOMPP (Study the more »

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) will be welcoming Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, as its new President and CEO.  Fridsma will be leaving more »

Thanks to a three-year Center of Medicare and Medicaid Innovation award, the Association of American Medical Colleges and a group of five academic medical centers more »

Iora Health will be opening four clinics in Arizona and Washington State dedicated exclusively to Humana Medicare members after the two organizations reached an agreement more »

The 95% effective hepatitis C therapy that made the healthcare industry do a double-take at the $1000-per-day price tag is presenting some serious medication adherence more »

In a bid to expand its healthcare footprint, Cognizant Technology Solutions, an outsourcing and consulting firm, has agreed to buy healthcare analytics company TriZetto for more »

Aetna and more than 1200 Weill Cornell physicians will collaborate on a newly announced accountable care agreement, the payer says, intended to boost the coordination more »

Big data will only be getting bigger over the next few years as the global market for analytics technology continues to grow at a staggering more »

The largest donation in Harvard’s long and storied history will bolster the endowment of one of the University’s smaller schools and will place a focus more »

The Mayo Clinic is the latest healthcare epicenter to enlist Watson for some heavy lifting when it comes to data analytics and medical research.  Watson more »

Healthcare organizations in the state of California can apply for some extra help with their data analytics and health information governance efforts through the Safety more »

Patient-generated health data (PGHD) provided by wearable devices is set for a massive explosion in volume over the next five years, according to a report more »

An increase in the number of drug-based interventions may not reduce the risk of blood clots for hospitalized patients, according to a new study from more »

Researchers in North Carolina are helping to foster population health management and disease control efforts in developing nations by studying data integrity techniques and sharing more »

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the release of its finalized guidelines for genomic data sharing and research.  After receiving more than one more »

Benjamin Marlin, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five year, $536,000 grant to assist his research into machine learning more »

Registration for the 2014 Million Hearts Challenge is now underway, according to an announcement in the Federal REgister, and is aiming to improve hypertension control for more »

There’s more to health information management than ICD-10 and SNOMED, and for providers who routinely deal with mental health disorders, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual more »

A population health management and clinical analytics program within the Wyoming Department of Health has reduced Medicaid emergency department visits by 20% and cut 30-day more »

Medication management tools, including computerized physician order entry (CPOE), medication analytics, and adverse drug event surveillance software, will be worth more than $1.624 billion by more »

23andMe, the home genetics testing company under scrutiny from the FDA, has secured the good will of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with a more »

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced $55 million in grant funding for a series of projects at the City University of New York more »

The global healthcare analytics market is predicted to expand at a 25% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from now until 2019, according to a new more »

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has announced the rebranding of its Center for Healthcare Technology, a program focused on helping providers make efficient, more »

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