More than one-third of U.S. consumers are uninformed about patient portals, according to findings in a survey conducted by Xerox.
Half of U.S. teaching hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for high rates of infection and medical errors.
The Medicare Shared Savings Programs is growing with 89 new accountable care organizations joining the program.
Another effort to shorten the EHR reporting period for Meaningful Use in 2015 came in the form of a letter from 30 members of Congress—28 Republicans and two Democrats—to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has published a 53-page guide tailored specifically to implementing telehealth in critical access hospitals and rural areas.