Telehealth technology expands in New England

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has made great progress in advancing the position of health information technology in the U.S. healthcare system.

Cadaver study shines light how knee shape can predict ACL surgery candidates

Digital technology, such as electronic health records, is changing the face of medicine, allowing new opportunities that never even seemed plausible a decade ago.

Debate over stage 2 meaningful use deadline continues in Washington, D.C.

Health information technology has become the hottest trend in healthcare reform in recent years.

mHealth continues to grow, despite FDA guideline delays

One of the great things about healthcare information technology is that it allows doctors to expand the scope of their services to increase patient accessibility to quality care.

ACA leading to lower costs and greater HIT adoption rates

Though the debate rages on in Washington, D.C., about the need for national healthcare reform, recent studies suggests that the Obama Administration's signature legislation actually is benefiting American healthcare organizations and their patients.

CMS and ONC tout success of HIT systems in improving healthcare

While there have been plenty of supporters of federal healthcare reform, there are numerous detractors who have expressed fears that too much government oversight and intervention could hinder efficient medical practices.
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Ups and downs for Pioneer ACO program

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has aimed to revolutionize the U.S. healthcare system in order to minimize the cost of care and improve the quality of medical services.
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Officials debate the future of mHealth regulation and implementation

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may have made health information technology a priority, but not all forms of HIT are getting equal consideration under the healthcare reform law.
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Robert Wood Johnson report identifies areas for HIT improvement

The American healthcare industry is undergoing a massive transformation as a result of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Washington Republicans push for delay of individual mandate law

President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has been experiencing some bumps in the road in recent weeks.
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ONC reveals patient safety plan for health IT systems

Federal healthcare reform legislation is designed to transform the U.S. healthcare industry in a number of important ways.
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White House announces ACA employer mandate delays

While there have been debates on many healthcare reform issues stemming from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one of the central issues affecting government officials, medical professionals, insurance representatives and payers has been implementation scheduling.
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Mobile health technology on the rise in the U.S.

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it paved the way for a technological revolution that is currently transforming the U.S. healthcare system.
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Despite delayed guidelines from FDA, mHealth popular with payers

Health information technology is becoming a major part of the changing healthcare system in the U.S.

Examining health IT security in wake of Snowden controversy

As a relatively new part of the healthcare landscape, health information technology systems have been scrutinized by government, industry and computer experts for their efficiency, affordability and - perhaps most importantly - security.