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
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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
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