Doctor and patient with tablet
With all the talk about patient engagement as a component of both meaningful use and of healthcare quality improvement, it seems to be lacking in one of the most obvious places of all: the hospital room. More
Today’s Headlines
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pay $100,000 to the state of Massachusetts after one of its...
The lifespan of Google Glass might just be short-lived, with the technology facing an increasing amount...
As debate swirls about a recent Institute of Medicine report suggesting that electronic health records...
The American Telemedicine Association is hoping an unlikely alliance in Congress between a conservative...
CommonWell Health Alliance is marching toward "a new phase" of its vendor-driven...
A report from the Office of Inspector General outlines the top challenges faced by the Department of...
Earlier this month, we reported how healthcare is increasingly embracing a new C-suite position: chief...
In case anyone was still wondering about a leadership vacuum at the Office of the National Coordinator...
Rather than just getting more cheerleading for a technology that has been disappointing for years,...
Digital healthcare is no longer a reality of the future. It's happening now. And, as the industry...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Healthcare IT News' 4th annual Best Hospital IT Departments
Money may talk, but when it comes to creating a great workplace, that talk is barely a whisper. In reading the 25 profiles of this ...More
United States
As ONC puts forth the government's long-term vision for nationwide interoperability, four industry stakeholders -- the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup, HIMSS, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise and ...More
Calculator and spreadsheet
The collections process is ripe for innovation, on both the payer and provider side. Increasingly, savvy providers are using health IT to broaden their access ...More
Arrows
At the American Medical Informatics Association's annual symposium today, developers and backers of public application programming interfaces talked about how the standard could speed interoperability ...More
Doc with tablet
As Penn Medicine enters the home stretch of formulating its bring-your-own-device policy, Associate CIO of Technology and Infrastructure John Donohue discusses the finer points of ...More
Water
We often hear about streams of data. Sometimes, the flood can seem like a data deluge. In its new analytics project with EMC Corporation, Partners ...More
Shield and code
What are the responsibilities of covered entities when an encrypted laptop or device is stolen, but the passcodes are handed over in the theft as ...More
Cloud button
Due in part to evolving regulatory and health IT landscapes, the cloud market is poised for a double digit growth phase, new analysis suggests. Don't ...More
Amy Abernethy, MD
Without good data, patient-centeredness is just a buzzword. And without a patient-centric focus and proper organization, data can be rather useless. That was the message ...More