We're looking for health coaches to join us!

Study links frequent red meat consumption to high levels of chemical associated with heart disease

Findings reveal tripling of blood levels of TMAO from red meat diet, but dietary effects can be reversed…

Read More

Moderate or severe sleep apnea doubles risk of hard-to-treat hypertension in African-Americans

Treatment of sleep disorder might help improve blood pressure control in this high-risk group.

Read More

ONC names winners of Certified Health IT Product List challenge

Three winners and one honorable mention have been announced in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT'’s Certified…

Read More

Why sharing genetic information is vital for the future

Primary topic: Government & PolicyPrimary Topic: Electronic Health RecordsAdditional Topics: TechnologyEHRPolicyTechnolo…

Read More

Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia

Study findings can immediately be applied to human patients with the disease.

Read More

Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

NIH-funded study suggests ways to reduce risk for infants and toddlers.

Read More

HIPAA modernization push gets backing from AHIMA and AMIA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known (if not always spelled correctly) as HIPAA, was signed into law by Pr…

Read More

NIH-funded tissue chips rocket to International Space Station

Research in microgravity could produce new insights about aging process.

Read More

Romania's path toward digitizing healthcare

Primary topic: Government & PolicyPrimary Topic: Data WarehousingAdditional Topics: DataData ManagementPolicyPolicySpeci…

Read More

Ibrutinib plus rituximab superior to standard treatment for some patients with chronic leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is one of the most common types of leukemia in adults typically occurring during or after middle age and rarel…

Read More

NIH researcher presents encouraging results for gene therapy for severe sickle cell disease

This study is part of decades of research on sickle cell disease that have opened the door to novel genetic approaches to curative therapie…

Read More

How a scribe tool linked to Epic EHR is helping ease physician burnout

Some doctors at Massachusetts General Physicians Organization have saved more than two hours per clinical session with virtual scribe techn…

Read More

ABCD study completes enrollment, announces opportunities for scientific engagement

The study will use advanced neuroimaging to observe brain development in children throughout adolescence.

Read More

Can Singapore shift from a fee-for-service to value-based healthcare system?

In the book Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Healthcare System by William A. Haseltine published in 2013, the author noted that Singapo…

Read More

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day December 1, 2018

We now have life-saving antiretroviral drugs to treat and greatly extend the lives of men and women living with HIV.

Read More

Meeting the challenge of engaging men in HIV prevention and treatment

NIH commentary describes innovative strategies for reaching men.

Read More

Lyft hires healthcare VP with health IT chops

Company appoints former Change, McKesson top executive Megan Callahan.

Read More

ONC names winning software for EHR reporting challenge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the winners of a new challenge to develop software for identifying and repor…

Read More

ONC names winning software for EHR reporting challenge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the winners of a new challenge to develop software for identifying and repor…

Read More

13 NHS trusts in England to receive a share of £16m for e-prescribing

Thirteen NHS trusts in England providing a mixture of acute, mental health and community services will receive a share of £16m t…

Read More

Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

A billing vendor, AccuDoc Solutions, told the health system in October that a third-party had gained access to its data for about a week in…

Read More

CMS, ONC unveil new strategy to reduce burdens in EHRs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through ONC and CMS, has released its draft strategy on reducing regulatory and ease-of-u…

Read More

HIMSS names the 2019 Most Influential Women in Health IT Award recipients

Third annual recognition honors experts setting an example for everyone when it comes to advancing health information and technology.

Read More

HHS names first DSIIS meeting participants and date to unlock obstacles to health IT investing and innovation

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Dec. 18, 2018 will be the first quarterly meeting of the Deputy Secretary&r…

Read More

Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

“In order to improve the country's health service to a better level, the Ministry of Health is committed to ensuring that the ele…

Read More

Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad also said in a recent HIMSS TV interview that even if an organisation has a good programme an…

Read More

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan venture hires BCBS IT exec Dana Safran for data-driven position

The healthcare venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase has hired insurance executive Dana Gelb Safran as head of me…

Read More

Big things ahead for blockchain in healthcare, new report shows

Advice for hospitals: Making inroads on blockchain now, with smaller projects that don't involve patient data, can help prepare them for la…

Read More

Health system moves from text-only to AI-powered interactive multimedia radiology reports

The University of Virginia Health System wanted to create interactive multimedia reports, believing that radiologists could communicate bet…

Read More

Athenahealth to be acquired for $5.7B by Veritas Capital and Elliott subsidiary

The company will be combined with Veritas-owned Virence Health, but will continue operating under the athenahealth name and keep its Watert…

Read More