Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT gave $1.5 million to seven recipients of two Cooperative Agreement programs–the High Impact Pilot and Standards Exploration Award–to improve patient information sharing.
Care New England Health System settled violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy and Security Rules with a payment of $400,000 and submitting a comprehensive action plan.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this week released two new resources to help health care providers get the most out of their health IT investments.
UPS is testing the use of drones for urgent deliveries, such as medicine to remote locations.
The White House announced the first five organizations receiving technology and training from Cloudera for continued support in working on the Precision Medicine Initiative.
Well-trained teams and basic training are the best forces against health data attacks, according to critical infrastructure experts.
The Brookings Institution recently released a study, “From health care capital to innovation hub: Positioning Nashville as a leader in health IT,” which positions Nashville as the city of the future for digital health. “We really think Nashville needs to be put on the map for health IT,” said Scott Andes, lead author of the report.
The U.S News Honor Roll this month released its 20 best hospitals list–revamped for 2016-2017 to take both the national rankings and the procedure and condition ratings into account. Of these 20 hospitals, 19 use Epic Systems.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced $87 million in funding for more than 1,000 health centers across the United States and its territories to support health IT enhancements.