Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Sleep Tracking Faces Potential Disruption From Gaming Industry

    Biometric sensors are in the news again, with new players, new technologies, and new opportunities opening up.

  2. Websense Cybersecurity Predictions Released For 2015

    Websense has released its list of cybersecurity predictions for 2015. The year 2014 was fraught with data breaches and challenges to security across industries and technologies.  “Cybercriminals are continually adapting evasive techniques and methods so they can circumvent the security systems that were specifically put in place to stop them,” Charles Renert, vice president of Websense Security Labs, says in a press release. “By thoroughly analyzing recent cybercrime trends and tactics, we have established a common thread across each of these predictions: threat activity is increasing in frequency and sophistication.”

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 1, 2014

    In this week’s news, Massachusetts makes a $3.3-million payment error, and CMS selects payers for end-to-end testing. Also, “EHR data integrity” debuts on the Health IT Hazards List, and a study shows EHR data analysis can have benefits for drug repurposing.

  4. CMS Extends Hardship Exemption

    The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have decided to add “extreme and uncontrollable circumstances” to its list of Meaningful Use hardship exemptions.

  5. ONC Pushes For Health IT Innovation With Startup “Challenge”

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is taking proactive measures to push innovation in the healthcare space.

  6. Making Revenue Cycle Solutions Accessible To Your Clients

    With all the talk of the importance of revenue cycle management for hospitals and clinics, we may be reaching a point where a new look at solutions is needed.

  7. EHR Usability Issues Highlighted By Ebola Outbreak

    While interoperability has heavily been discussed as an ideal for the U.S. healthcare system, it has taken a communicable disease to highlight exactly why the goal is important, and how far behind we really are in achieving true, systemically beneficial levels of interoperability.

  8. Pharmacy Chains Expanding Use Of EHRs

    According to HealthData Management, health and pharmacy retailer CVS Health has begun partnering with regional health systems in various areas of the country.

  9. Old Player Is New Entrant To Wearables Market

    As the wearables market grows, new entrants are popping up everywhere — from hardware manufacturers, to major players entering the software side as in the case of Google’s Health App Development Kit.

  10. Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 21, 2014

    In the news, the American Medical Informatics Association workgroup has issued recommendations on how to improve EHR (electronic health records) systems, and studies suggest links EHR systems have with prescribing generic drugs and physician turnover.

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