The spread of Ebola in the United States is causing changes in EHR.
Translator systems convert standard terms to new complex payment codes required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services mandate.
Healthcare providers will be required to use ICD-10 beginning Oct. 1, 2015, according to the new deadline set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The HITPC’s revised work plan includes the formation of four workgroups featuring experts in privacy/security and patient engagement.
Patient preferences and needs should be central to the design of health information technology, report says.
Initial reviews indicate a number of Web-based EHR platforms have shown vulnerability to Heartbleed, a developer says.
Multiple challenges must be overcome in order to develop a robust health data infrastructure, researchers say.
The National Stroke Association and the American Stroke Association provide free resources that medical providers can share across multiple channels.
Google is developing a high-tech contact lens that measures glucose levels in the tears of diabetic patients.
Patient mortality rates may be reduced by improving team models and HR services for healthcare staff, a study suggests.