Survey Finds Healthcare Orgs have Big Plans for Digital Technologies

Patient experience, clinical outcomes, and customer relationships are among key driving factors for healthcare organizations undertaking technology adoption initiatives, according to a survey from Ernst and Young.

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AMA Passes Augmented Intelligence Policy

The American Medical Association has passed a policy that addresses use of augmented intelligence (AI) in the healthcare industry—a first for the organization.

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Bill for Behavioral Health EHR Incentives Advances to US House

Providers that treat mental health or substance use disorders would be eligible for financial incentives to implement behavioral health electronic health record systems under new legislation proposed in the US House of Representatives.

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US House Bill Would Ease Sharing of Substance Use Disorder Patient Information

The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a consideration and mark-up session on a bill this week that would allow providers and payers to more freely share the information of patients with substance use disorders.

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Adoption of ONC’s SAFER EHR Safety Guidelines is Low, Study Finds

Despite the release four years ago of broadly available electronic health record (EHR) safety guidelines and recommendations, provider adherence to the guidelines is low, a new study finds.

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