With 31 reported cases and the CDC saying only about 1 in 5 people who get the virus will actually be sick, hospitals and health departments are working with the CDC and other public health officials to limit Zika from spreading as much as possible.
Amid all the destruction the storm caused, some unforeseen benefits emerged, including the realization that telemedicine tools and health information exchange can help providers better reach underserved communities.
Agency places all Medicaid procurement sites and open state Medicaid IT proposals in one place, which makes it easy to find and view state guidance documents for a new system module certification process through.
As the U.S. winds down wars in Iraq and Afghanistan military doctors are returning home and bringing well-honed acute medical care skills. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is working to translate that experience into jobs for Veterans.
Here's the full transcript of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid acting administrator Andy Slavitt's remarks about the end of meaningful use as we know it from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.
Between the consolidation fever across the industry and interoperability owning the spotlight in 2015, the healthcare landscape changed dramatically throughout the year -- and we can expect the speed of innovation and changes won't slow down in 2016.