“Current privacy laws like HIPAA don’t protect us. The privacy protections we have don’t match the real-world privacy risks,” cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier said in a newly released ...
Trump also called for reforming the “slow and burdensome” FDA drug approval process.
At HIMSS17 last week, Richard Daniels spoke about healthcare transformation via a consumer-driven model.
In a press briefing Monday morning, President Donald Trump said, according to multiple news outlets, that, “Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated.”
The two investors capped a long week with an entertaining keynote to close HIMSS17.
If and when rates rise again, the cost of debt service will be competing with healthcare and a couple other major components of the federal budget for ever scarcer dollars, Leavitt explained ...
There’s only so much HIMSS conference a publication like MedCity News can cover, so it’s impossible to know everything that has gone on here in Orlando, but let’s give it our best shot.
The program outfits EMTs with 4G-enabled tablets that connect to 9-1-1 services, the University of Texas Health Science Center, a nurse help line, a network of primary care clinics (for the p...
Health Catalyst, of Salt Lake City, announced the commercialization agreement Tuesday at HIMSS17 in Orlando, Florida.
This was but one of several pieces of news the Amsterdam-based technology company discussed Monday at HIMSS17.
“Competitive advantage in healthcare will not come from digitization,” Rometty said. “It’s going to come from cognitive.” But there must be transparency.
Perhaps only at something as large as the annual HIMSS conference can an entity with more than 1,400 employees emerge from “stealth” mode, but that’s what Integra Connect is announcing Mond...
A giant elephant just entered the Valencia Ballroom at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber, who is retiring at the end of 2017, is preparing to depart at a time when health IT at a crossroads.
The only known treatments for #HIMSSanity are an extended weekend off after HIMSS, a couple of nights out during the event and, of course, a lot of laughter.
Microsoft chose UPMC Enterprises as its initial innovation partner for Healthcare NExT as the Redmond Empire takes aim at the growing influence of IBM Watson Health, Salesforce, Apple’s Res...
MDLive, which started in 2009, now claims more than 1,300 behavioral health practitioners in its network of online healthcare professionals.
The new WEGO Health Experts is meant to extend the Boston-based company’s reach beyond pharma and life sciences.
Cigna also sued to collect a $1.85 billion termination fee and asked for more than $13 billion in additional damages.
Aetna is on the hook for a $1 billion breakup fee. Humana subsequently announced that it would exit all individual commercial markets at the beginning of 2018.
“He will first and foremost look at how public policy will affect the practice of medicine,” said Julius W. Hobson, a former American Medical Association lobbyist who has known Price sinc...
Having insurance only means that someone else will pick up part of the tab, not that the care would be of high quality. And the U.S. certainly has had nothing close to the greatest healthcare...
CareDash is profitable, thanks in no small part to finding a somewhat untapped niche in the physician ratings world: low- to middle-income communities.
The idea is to showcase the Philadelphia region as a hub of healthcare innovation that can, among other things, help Biden’s Cancer Moonshot effort.
GE Ventures led the $10.8 million Series A investment, joined by Greycroft Partners, Flare Capital Partners and Manatt Ventures.
Anthem said it would not only appeal, but that it would ask for an expedited hearing. Anthem noted that more than 99 percent of shareholders of both companies approved the merger, not that it’s...
Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued the decision late Wednesday.
WelbeHealth is taking advantage of a 2015 rule change by CMS to allow private, for-profit companies to support the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
The new Clinical Mobility Solution helps integrate multiple mobile applications into clinician workflows.
This represents the president’s second change of opinion on the matter in the last week.