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.
Credit Healthcare.gov with starting a discussion. If the public sector is going to use better IT and attract new talent, agencies have to start now, urges a report commissioned by the Ford and MacArthur foundations.
The technologist who helped bring the world Microsoft Word, Excel and other software that's now a part of modern personal and corporate life is taking on the vast challenge of managing the federal insurance marketplace.
Physician practices could face a seven-fold increase in EMR costs at year’s end, a reality that leaves Gary LaMoyne of Woman’s Hospital wondering: Why do we have to sunset our EMR subsidy at the end of the year?
A large percentage of the Americans that the Affordable Care Act aims to bring into the insurance pool access the Web primarily through their smartphones. For the ACA to achieve its potential, federal and state governments must reach those citizens where it's most convenient for the consumer.
athenahealth VP of government and regulatory affairs Dan Haley offers an insider's take on the "interoperation" problem and how the EHR meaningful use incentives program could be tailored to correct it.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted by 257-167, with 172 Democratic votes and only 85 Republicans voting in favor, to approve the previously Senate-passed bill that will avert the so-called "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax increases and mandated spending cuts.