Arcadia, a widely-recognized leader in population health management, announced that it has acquired selected assets of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), including technology and significant customer accounts.Read More
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Next on the FTC’s regulatory review calendar: the Health Breach Notification Rule. In place since 2009, the Rule requires vendors of personal health records and related entities that aren’t covered by HIPAA to notify individuals, the FTC, and, in some cases…
Responding to Americans’ growing reluctance to share health data and unresolved tension over eroding personal privacy, the American Medical Association issued new privacy principles supporting an individual’s right to control, access, and delete personal data collected about them.
Hospital patient volumes dropped dramatically and quickly since the end of February as both patients and doctors reprioritized or delayed normal services. According to data gathered by the Crowe Revenue Cycle Analytics software, with the exception of those in New York City and San Francisco…
InstaMed, a J.P. Morgan company, released the 10th edition of the Trends in Healthcare Payments Annual Report. The report highlights trends from all major industry stakeholders: consumers, providers and payers.
DirectTrust announced that its Second Annual DirectTrust Summit has gone virtual. June 9-10 event features plenary sessions by ONC’s Don Rucker and Congressman Bill Foster, live 360X demo, regulatory and identity panel sessions, emerging-use case studies, and networking via live chat rooms.
The nation’s hospitals are suffering significant financial damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Kaufman Hall’s data from more than 800 U.S. hospitals show that volume and revenue declines, along with flat to rising expenses, resulted in…
U.S. Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that the Senate has “pulled out all the stops” to help increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in order to contain the disease and give Americans the confidence to go back to work and back to school.
A new white paper by MIT Professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland suggests that digital tools that certify a person’s health status can be used to create “safe” environments for workers and customers—while also protecting people’s personal privacy.