After two months of technology failures that led to overbilling and dropped coverage, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina will delay the transfer of 685,000 state health plan customers to its troubled software system, but offered no timeline for resolving existing data transfer problems, according to the News & Observe r.
As data sharing continues to become more commonplace, the actions and use agreements that underpin these activities are transitioning to meet changing needs and concerns, according to health attorney Gerald "Jud" E. DeLoss, Esq.
Three Medicaid reimbursement policy changes for telehealth and remote patient monitoring would save the federal government $1.8 billion over the next 10 years, according to a new report by consultancy Avalere Health.
A national solution is needed when it comes to collection and quality of provider information, according to panelists speaking at the eHealth Initiatives annual conference on Thursday.
Security threats on the healthcare industry will never fully go away, but the risks can be managed, especially though threat detection, according to panelists at the eHealth Initiative's annual conference in the District of Columbia on Thursday.
Medicaid "frequent flier" patients to the emergency department have different characteristics than infrequent ED visitors, which call for different strategies, according to research published by Big Data.
Advanced modeling may be able to apply the OpenEHR archetype to improve data sharing among disparate common data elements, according to a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Google may just be the next big player in the payer realm, Biogen Vice President Adam Koppel tells MedCity News, as the tech giant aims to increase its influence in healthcare data analytics and may even aim to take the place of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Now that the federal government plans to charge some states a fee to use Healthcare.gov, officials in those states are trying to decide how they want to manage certain functions of their health insurance marketplaces and are considering collaborating with other states, the National Journal reports.
Could automated e-mails help strengthen physician-patient relationships, improve access and potentially save lives? Officials at Newport Orthopedic Institute in Newport Beach, California, were skeptical.