As the first quarter of 2016 rounds out, the healthcare industry is seeing new developments in — and reactions to — last year’s ICD-10 implementation.
The Internet of Things (IoT), or Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) as it’s known within the healthcare industry, is becoming a tangible reality. As it does, its running head long into a healthcare environment that is functioning within an increasingly hostile cybersecurity environment.
Even if your clients have been interested in implementing telehealth initiatives and technology, they’ve probably been held back for multiple reasons — one of the most pressing being a reimbursement environment that discourages providers from engaging in remote medical practices. According to some recent news from Congress, though, this might soon be changing.
A Markets and Markets report offers a qualitative assessment of the technology markets around patient engagement. While the concept of patient engagement isn’t new, the discussion of exactly what technology enables and drives it is just emerging.
Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.
Mobile apps are becoming commonplace in the healthcare landscape and continually proving their value in both monetary savings and improved patient care.
In a change of pace from the larger incidents of 2015, a missing storage device is the root of one of the most recent healthcare data breaches.
This year is continuing to shape up as the year of connected health and some recent moves by AT&T in conjunction with a new partner confirms that.
The numbers are in on the Office Of Civil Rights’ tracking of healthcare data breaches (via Forbes) and as expected, they aren’t pretty.
Here are technologies healthcare IT VARs might want to keep on their radars in 2016.