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A report from the Office of Inspector General outlines the top challenges faced by the Department of Health and Human Services in FY 2014. Among them: meaningful use and interoperability. OIG also highlighted several area HHS continues to struggle with heading into 2015, including electronic health records. More
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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...
So you've done due diligence, made deliberate purchasing decisions, and -- thanks to smart...
Jay Radcliffe breaks into medical devices for a living, testing for vulnerabilities as a security...
"mHealth apps and wearables will play an important part in personalizing healthcare and improving...
As Walgreens' vice president of digital health, Adam Pellegrini and his team have managed to mix...
Over the past two years, as many as 3,000 mHealth projects have been launched worldwide, with only 10...
As Penn Medicine enters the home stretch of formulating its bring-your-own-device policy, Associate CIO...
 
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
Computers and code
The Institute of Medicine has issued a new report calling for standardized social and behavioral data to be included in electronic health records. That may ...More
Doc and patient with chart
In emergency situations like the Ebola crisis that reached American soil this fall, do covered entities need to comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? New ...More
Doc at computer
With just 2 percent of physicians having managed to attest to Stage 2 meaningful use, clearly something is holding back the vast majority of docs ...More
stressed doctor
Electronic health records have seen encouraging uptake among office-based physicians in recent years, with eight in 10 now having at least a basic EHR in ...More
Glenn Steele
Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, a company founded by Geisinger, have connected a software app to an electronic health record by employing a ...More
Laptop with padlocks
A state insurance plan subcontractor is at the center of a serious security incident after hackers gained three months of unfettered access to its computer ...More
information highway
As ONC refines its 10-year vision for interoperability, a diverse coalition of private and public interests has put forth its own ideas for transforming U.S. ...More
Telemedicine doc
Persistent regulatory and reimbursement roadblocks notwithstanding, nine out of 10 providers are moving forward with telemedicine projects, according to a new survey.More