Health Information Technology (HIT)

Apr 19, 2019
The Department of HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and CMS today extended the deadline to comment on their proposed rules to promote electronic health information exchange.
Mar 26, 2019
On March 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published proposed rules that would promote patient access to health information in Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP),
Jan 28, 2019
AHA comments on draft report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology entitled “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use to of Health IT and EHRs.”
Jan 10, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this week released its annual report to Congress on health information exchange adoption, as required by the HITECH Act of 2009.
Dec 3, 2018
Amazon has introduced a new cloud-based software service that reportedly will sift through patient medical records in seconds searching for actionable intelligence to provide hospitals and physicians with clinical decision support and coding while reducing costs. Amazon Comprehend Medical can…
Nov 19, 2018
Five health care enterprises, including two national insurers, Spectrum Health of Michigan, Accenture and a medical-services staffing firm, will deploy blockchain technology in a new pilot program designed to simplify physician credentialing. ProCredEx, a new company backed by Hashed Health, which…