Despite the buzz and chatter around mobile health technologies, the year saw partisan posturing about how best to regulate applications and devices. But garages around America appear to still be safe places to innovate.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is asking the feds for up to $60 million to test four reform models; some see the medical home as having the best shot at incentivizing collaboration and upstream care improvements, especially in Medicaid.
Karen DeSalvo is certainly more than qualified to head up ONC, having brought post-Katrina New Orleans up to snuff on electronic health records and more. How well do you know her background? Here are some lesser-known facts.
The goal of a new public-private initiative, launched by WEDI and CMS, is to ensure a successful ICD-10 implementation for all healthcare industry stakeholders including healthcare providers, payers, clearinghouses and vendors.
Between revised predictions of EHR benefits and a rare act of bipartisanship mandating military health IT interoperability, 2013 has been a watershed year for health information exchanges and the idea of HIE as a verb.
When you design that healthcare app that has been haunting you, make sure you understand what regulatory standards your app may be held to, and thoroughly vet potential partner companies for adherence. That's one of nine tips Lauren Still, a healthcare IT developer, has to offer.
The Department of Health and Human Services has a few glaring management and performance issues it needs to work out in the coming year -- at least according to a new report put out by the Office of Inspector General.