ONC head Dr. Don Rucker did not tell lawmakers when the information-blocking rule will be released, but he suggested that it would expand interoperability.
The electronic health record vendor first acquired a stake in behavioral health technology vendor Netsmart in 2016. Allscripts is now selling its portion to GI Partners, which also acquired a stake at the same time in 2016.
Fairview Health Services CEO James Hereford launched a reorganization earlier this year to focus on the consumer. Part of the effort involves reimagining how primary care is delivered.
A House panel will question ONC leaders about progress the agency is making on implementing the 21st Century Cures Act.
The vendor did not say how many people were laid off, only that the layoffs were part of an effort to correctly assign resources to its projects.
The White House gathered a group of interoperability boosters for its forum on healthcare data interoperability, where the CMS and others pushed for greater data exchange, including for patients.
As many as 9,000 patients of the multispecialty group had their data exposed when a third-party vendor posted the information to its website.
Most providers that adopted by 2016 tended to be in larger practices and members of certain specialties, such as radiology, according to a new study.
The group, dubbed the Synaptic Health Alliance, is looking into ways to use blockchain to make provider demographic data more accurate and up to date.
The hackers installed ransomware on the systems of Allscripts, Medstar Health, and others, sealing off access to data until the companies paid a ransom in bitcoin.
The on-demand transportation company, like its primary competitor, Uber, thinks it can make a dent in the transportation problems that lead to missed appointments.
The agency released a draft strategy outlining how vendors, providers and federal agencies can reduce the technology-related burden on clinicians, including by simplifying EHR reporting requirements.