A Nemours facility in Delaware is missing backup tapes containing personal and financial information on 1.6 million patients and employees, according to a health system news release.
ONC and Health 2.0 are seeking applications that use the popHealth tool to gather more patient populations data that healthcare providers can use to improve care, according to a Government Health IT report.
October 10, 2011
As of Sept. 30, CMS has paid more than $850 million as part of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, according to a news release by the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society.
October 07, 2011
Successful e-prescribing depended on access to resources such as physician champions and health IT support and redesigned work processes, according to a study published in Annals of Family Medicine.
October 06, 2011
The American Medical Association is encouraging physicians to apply for an exemption from Medicare ePrescribing by Nov. 1 if they cannot meet requirements, according to an AMA news release.
October 05, 2011
ONC has challenged developers to create an application that engages patients in improving their cardiovascular health, according to a Health IT Buzz report.
October 03, 2011
Health IT companies' high stock prices may be at risk if attempts to lower the U.S. budget deficit involve cuts to meaningful use incentive payments, according to a Reuters report.
September 30, 2011
The following seven studies have found evidence suggesting a potential benefit or risk of health IT.
September 29, 2011
Science Applications International Corporation, a scientific, engineering and technology applications company, reported a data breach involving approximately 4.9 million military patients' records, according to a news release (pdf) by the military health insurance company TRICARE.
September 28, 2011
Personal information on more than 14,000 patients from Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services and North Memorial in Robbinsdale, Minn., was stored on a laptop that was stolen in July, according to an ABC Eyewitness News report.