Several of the challenges relate to key health information management initiatives, such as data analytics, cybersecurity, and patient engagement.
According to the study results, “Healthcare executives agree that digital transformation is the global trend that will have the greatest impact on their organizations.”
Telehealth advocates and healthcare providers credit the technology for helping to provide much needed services to people living in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is working to significantly enhance cybersecurity for the mobile device-based sensor networks used by first responders.
Survey investigates why even portal-savvy patients don’t necessarily take advantage of all that’s available to them electronically.