Health IT

A new report from ProPublica reveals more information about President Trump associates and members of the Mar-a-Lago resort who have been involved in the oversight of the Department of Veteran Affairs’ multibillion-dollar effort to overhaul its electronic health records system.

Telemedicine is a growing service, but its use is still rare among physicians, according to a recent research paper published in Health Affairs.

Two more healthcare companies have joined a blockchain alliance project that aims to use the technology to improve data quality and reduce administrative costs associated with healthcare provider demographic data changes.

HHS has a new strategy to ease the use of health information technology, including electronic health records. The agency’s draft strategy takes aim at some major complaints clinicians have about using EHRs, including documentation hours taking away from time spent with patients.

More consumers are using telemedicine for a variety of healthcare services, but the overall use is still relatively uncommon, according to a recent study published in JAMA.

A data breach has exposed the records of roughly 2.65 million patients of Atrium Health, a healthcare system in North Carolina and South Carolina. Medical records were not accessed.

Optimizing electronic health records is still an ongoing effort for most healthcare providers, and the challenges might outweigh the benefits when it comes to revenue cycle performance, according to a new analysis and survey from Navigant and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Amazon is now selling software that “mines” medical records of patients to find ways to improve care and lower costs for providers, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

Apple is reportedly in talks with the Department of Veterans Affairs to give military veterans access to electronic health records, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Chief financial officers are dealing with a relatively new problem: having too much data available at their fingertips, according to a survey from Ernst & Young.

CommonWell Health Alliance, a not-for-profit trade association of healthcare and technology organizations, has advanced its connection to the Carequality Framework to increase health IT connectivity nationwide.

Healthcare executives looking to the future understand that their organizations may need to disrupt the space and focus on cutting costs, according to a recent survey of senior leaders.