Health systems are looking to boost patient engagement and invest more in data and analytics in 2020, according to a new report looking at the top initiatives for next year. 

An overwhelming 89% of the healthcare industry is still reliant on using fax machines as part of its communication, according to a survey from TigerConnect, a healthcare communication platform.

HHS is looking into a secret project between Google and Ascension after news reports revealed Google was collecting personal health information, including names and birthdates, of millions of U.S. patients under the partnership.

Electronic health records received an 'F' rating from Yale researchers who analyzed and rated the technologies on quality and efficiency.

Google and Ascension, the nation’s second-largest health system, are insisting their newly revealed data partnership is not secret, despite having the code name Project Nightingale.

The Health Care Cost Institute has partnered with Blue Health Intelligence to bolster data and research insights.

Google is collecting one of the biggest troves of personal data in its healthcare initiative, known as “Project Nightingale,” with detailed information of millions of Americans, according to The Wall Street Journal.

While more policies are pushing toward increasing patient access to electronic medical records, few patients are actually using the opportunity to check out their own information, according to a study published in Health Affairs.

CMS has chosen 25 participants to advance to Stage 1 of its AI Health Outcomes Challenge, an initiative aimed at developing AI-driven healthcare predictions for providers and clinicians.

Google is taking over wearables company Fitbit for an acquisition price of $2.1 billion, the companies confirmed Nov. 1.

Social media giant Facebook has announced its new Preventive Health Tool aimed at prompting users of its site to connect with healthcare services and organizations.

Alphabet, parent company of Google, is reportedly in talks to acquire wearables company Fitbit and has already made an offer, Reuters reported Monday.