Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
Many physicians say their access to patient data is lacking, pointing to a need for better interoperability.
HIE connectivity enabled care for evacuated patients when Hurricane Irma hit.
Overriding alerts that are clinically relevant can potentially lead to harm.
A new study suggests that automated methods can be used to identify findings in radiology reports.
Researchers found physician reviews on hospital websites were more numerous and favorable than those posted on independent rating sites.
Within just a few weeks of each other, NewYork-Presbyterian and BayCare Health System each announced new telehealth kiosk programs with Walgreens and Publix, respectively.
Those who said they were willing to sell the data would do so for as little as between $500 and $1,000.
Cost and utilization were lower and patients' physical activity was higher at home compared to usual care.
The FAST Act changes Medicare rules to expand telestroke reimbursement to urban and suburban hospitals.
That overuse of care amounted to an estimated $282 million in unnecessary healthcare spending in one year.