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While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to vex many providers, it's "cultural" roadblocks that have prevented some organizations from fully embracing the promise of patient access. More
Today’s Headlines
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional...
Patient engagement may be considered by many to be the "blockbuster drug of the 21st century,...
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that offers healthcare consulting on IT, strategy and more, is...
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say...
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human...
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is launching a pilot that gives patients unprecedented input to...
Electronic health records don't just enable better care; they also make it a heck of a lot easier...
Oct. 1, 2015, is a lot closer than you might think. Before the ICD-10 deadline arrives, there are some...
Medicare is giving bonuses to a majority of hospitals that it graded on quality, but many of those...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Mayo Clinic
In the latest example of a world-class health system yanking its established electronic health record in favor of a blue chip vendor, Mayo Clinic is ...More
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Is telehealth at a tipping point? Is 3-D printing here to stay? ECRI Institute spotlights 10 technology trends hospitals should be sure to keep an ...More
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Responding to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's call for comments on its draft plan, the American Association of Family Physicians did ...More
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More and more healthcare organizations are recognizing the value of population health management -- and a majority say they expect to recoup their investments in ...More
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The University of Virginia Health System is putting its EpicCare electronic medical record to work on a pilot designed to speed patients' access to specialists.More
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A coalition of 35 physician organizations led by the American Medical Association says doctors are fed up with their EHRs and the multitude of requirements ...More
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Patient safety demands that certified electronic health records enable unique device identification, says a group of providers led by the Pew Charitable Trusts.More
Google Glass
Even as Mountain View pulls back the reins on consumer-facing development, clinical applications of Google Glass are "full-steam ahead."More
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We all know about CIOs and CMIOs. But what's the job of a chief health information officer, anyway?More