BCM stem cell treatments seen as best option for knee osteoarthritis

BCM stem cell treatments seen as best option for knee osteoarthritis

The most common form of joint arthritis, osteoarthritis is a chronic condition that causes pain for close to 27 million Americans, according to the Arthritis Foundation.
Coalition for ICD-10 finds success with new codes is linked to practice size

Coalition for ICD-10 finds success with new codes is linked to practice size

A recent report published by the Coalition for ICD-10 suggests that the success practices are seeing while transitioning to the ICD-10 codes is linked to their size.
CMS clarifies new  stage 2 MU modifications and stage 3 objectives

CMS clarifies new rules for stage 2 modifications and final stage 3 objectives

The CMS held a conference call moderated by CMS's Senior Technical Advisor Elizabeth Holland where officials reviewed the details of the updated stage 2 MU rules and the new stage 3 rulings.
CISOs: A shift in the chain of command

CISOs: A shift in the chain of command

The threat of data breaches and cyberhacking is more prominent than ever before, especially in the health care industry.
Stem cell therapy clinical trial to treat bone disease to begin

Stem cell therapy clinical trial to begin in the U.K.

Although the field of research for orthopedic stem cell therapy is still growing, successful therapies have already proven to be extremely effective.
Venture capital funding for health IT rebounds in third quarter

Venture capital funding for health IT rebounds in third quarter

According to a new report from global communications and research firm Mercom Capital Group, venture capital funding for the health care information technology sector increased 32 percent quarter over quarter.
Senate committee highlights keys to enhanced patient engagement

Senate committee lays out suggestions for enhanced patient engagement

Increased patient access to health data was discussed at the hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held this past September.
Patient use of healthcare technologies on the rise

Patient use of health care technologies on the rise

Throughout all of the advances in health care technology in recent years, industry organizations and leaders have been actively trying to promote patient engagement.
New report shows EHR replacement has increased by 40 percent since 2010

New report shows EHR replacement has increased by 40 percent since 2010

According to a recent report, EHR Software BuyerView 2015, by Software Advice, over the past few years, there has been a major increase in the number of physicians who are replacing their old health IT with new EHR technology.
Stem cell therapy treatments: What to expect

Stem cell therapy treatments: What to expect

Stem cell therapy treatment is a noninvasive way of healing orthopedic injuries and ailments. 
CMS makes official modifications to meaningful use

CMS makes official modifications to meaningful use

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has officially modified meaningful use requirements.
ONC study shows improved HIE across industry

ONC study shows increase in HIE across industry

According to a recent study by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HIE is improving across the industry.
Fighting cybercrime and security threats in healthcare IT

Fighting cybercrime and security threats in healthcare IT

In today's world of technology where cyberattacks are more prominent than ever, all industries are susceptible to security threats.
The benefits of orthopedic stem cell treatments

The benefits of orthopedic stem cell treatments

Stem cell therapy in orthopedics, a form of regenerative medicine, is a natural way of healing the body without the need for invasive surgery.
ONC Draft 2016 Advisory works to enhance EHR interoperability

ONC's Draft 2016 Advisory works to enhance EHR interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has created the Draft Interoperability Standards Advisory to improve the standards for clinical operability.
Ready or not the ICD-10 deadline is here

Ready or not, the ICD-10 deadline is here

On the eve of the ICD-10 deadline, healthcare professionals across the country are holding their breath.