Healthcare News & Insights

What’s new with patient information blocking and MyHealthEData

While attending HIMSS 2018, an administrator from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the MyHealthEData Interoperability Initiative, which aims to “empower patients by ensuring they control their healthcare data and can decide how their data is going to be used, all while keeping that information safe and secure.” In this guest post, […] [MORE]

Why cloud will be health care’s hero in 2018

Cloud computing is here and thriving, and it will ultimately serve an integral role in health care’s digital transformation in the coming year and beyond. In this guest post, Shahzad Ahmad, VP of cloud operations & delivery for a global healthcare leader in identity management, offers six ways the cloud will benefit health care in […] [MORE]

CMS says 2 EHR final rules will make your life easier

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if someone or something made your providers’ jobs easier and less complicated, especially when it comes to electronic health records (EHRs)? 

SGR fix could mean more incentives, better health IT

Congress has finally introduced a bill to reform Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate (SGR) formula. But what would this new legislation mean for providers’ finances? 

IT interoperability: Future outlook for hospitals

One of the biggest challenges for hospitals with electronic health records (EHR) systems has been interoperability. It’s rare for different EHRs to transmit patient information seamlessly, although that was a key selling point for digitizing medical records.