Information Technology

December 15, 2015 | Susan Morse

Congress on Wednesday is considering legislation to allow physicians working in ambulatory surgical centers to receive the same payment incentives for meaningful use of electronic health records as doctors in other settings.

October 20, 2015 | Susan Morse

CMS has approved Dartmouth-Hitchcock's application for Next Generation and will receive its dollar target this fall. That will determine whether they sign the contract.

October 13, 2015 | Chuck Green

Mobile payments solutions are gaining traction in the healthcare industry, according to experts, as the smartphone revolution takes root in American healthcare.

October 6, 2015 | Susan Morse

New Hampshire hospitals Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital are joining with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to create a new analytics company to manage the clinical and financial data across the organization.

September 10, 2015 | Erin McCann

Hackers had unfettered access to Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's information systems for more than a year and a half before the health plan even noticed the cyberattack had occurred.

May 22, 2015 | Tom Sullivan

As dry as the decision may appear, insurers literally have millions of dollars on the line when CMS comes knocking. That makes picking the right auditor, and doing so the first time, absolutely critical.

May 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino

It was only a matter of time until a big regional Blue Cross insurer got hacked, except that time was a year ago and security experts just recently uncovered it.

May 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Health insurers in one large West Coast state now have to disclose claims data that for decades was proprietary, in a reluctant but heralded move towards transparency.

May 8, 2015 | Anthony Brino

While so much is changing, so much is still the same in healthcare, like the fact that some 85 percent of commercial health insurance payments are still paper-based.

May 6, 2015 | Anthony Brino

As long as employer-sponsored benefits are here to stay, one technology company wants to be a modern kind of broker and HR service. It may or may not spell an early retirement wave for a generation of insurance producers.

March 24, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Silicon Valley is coming for the employer sponsored health insurance business, trying to raise the bar on group health benefits and "democratize" self-funding.

March 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

It's turning out to be a problematic year for health insurance IT management. Another Blue Cross insurer company has been hacked, and this time it seems that subscriber medical information was exposed.

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