With many health information exchanges showing mixed success, the impetus to start digital patient data sharing is increasingly falling on payers. Some of Colorado's largest insurers are heeding the call.
mHealth privacy and security experts attending a Sunday symposium at the mHealth Summit say healthcare workers will look for shortcuts if log-ins and other security measures are too tough. The trick is to make logging in easier than the work-around.
Despite a security firm revealing the plans and tactics a hacker group is employing to determine market fluctuations based on drug development, insurance reimbursement rates, pending legal cases, and more, there appears to be no end in sight to the criminal activity.
As CMS moves to encourage more participation in its flagship ACO program, those who generated savings and met quality standards in Year 1 netted multi-million-dollar payments. See who's atop the scale.