CIO and doctors
Here are some quotes from anonymous hospital CIOs that may sound familiar: "Morale is really bad; folks are burned out." "ICD-10 will never happen, we'll just keep spending money on it." "Doing more with less can only go so far." But there are reasons for optimism these days that shouldn't be forgotten. More
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The American Medical Association released a statement Monday that points to the organization's...
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SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Social Security numbers
The healthcare industry is swimming in Social Security numbers, thanks to the necessities of patient record management technology. But balancing those requirements with fraud mitigation ...More
Omobolo Johnson
In what's being hailed as a "spectacular success story," the World Health Organization has declared Nigeria free of the Ebola virus transmission, with public health ...More
Seattle Children's Hospital
Wes Wright, chief information officer of Seattle Children's Hospital, had a couple big reasons for embracing a virtual desktop infrastructure strategy for the 323-bed tertiary ...More
Charles Jaffe, MD
Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of standards organization HL7, came away from the joint meeting of the federal Health IT Policy and Health IT Standards committees ...More
Money and stethoscope
In a bid to drive better quality, wider access and improved care coordination through health information technology, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has ...More
James Noga
Partners HealthCare CIO James Noga is just beginning to envision what the infrastructure for big data will look like for the Boston health system that ...More
Woman with wearable health device
For wearable technology to live up to the hype, especially when it comes to healthcare, it will have to be "interoperable, integrated, engaging, social and ...More
Decrease chart
The folks at Penn Medicine know a little something about putting data analytics to work. After identifying three years ago that their sepsis mortality rates ...More
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is the founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare in Boston, talks with mHealth ...More