2014
It was, as always, an eventful year for the health information technology industry, everywhere from hospitals to physician practices, vendor headquarters to the halls of Congress. 2014 was marked by big stories about ICD-10, privacy and security, patient safety, interoperability and more. We spotlight some of them here. More
Today’s Headlines
Since 2009, nearly 42 million people have had their protected health information compromised in HIPAA...
When it comes to healthcare, there are big gaps between how patients look at the future of healthcare...
Reggio Emilia Hospital was faced with a challenge. Although the 900-bed acute care hospital has a...
The Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services five task orders, with a total value of $19.8 million....
The role of the healthcare chief information officer is evolving rapidly, according to the annual CIO...
A California hospital is notifying some of its patients of a HIPAA breach after their protected health...
A recent study led by the Regenstrief Institute raises interesting questions about patient health data...
A physicians network in the Mid-Atlantic has been awarded the highest level of electronic medical...
The tale of ICD-10 has been one marked by deferral. So many deadlines were set as firm, only to be...
Revenue cycle upgrades at U.S. hospitals have been pushed aside, in favor of preparation for the...
 
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
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The mood was hopeful as 2014 dawned. "This is the year," said Robert Tagalicod, director of CMS' Office of E-Health Standards and Services, speaking in ...More
award
In 2012, ARcare undertook a fast-paced transition to a next-generation electronic health record system. Less than two years later, it was nationally recognized, receiving HIMSS ...More
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Stage 2 meaningful use attestations have shown an uptick, but many providers still struggle. With the Flex-IT Act gaining traction in the House, Rep. Renee ...More
Young adults with smartphones
Could younger patients be the key to achieving Stage 2 meaningful use patient access requirements? A new report finds strong desire for online medical records ...More
Money
A critical access hospital in southern Illinois was targeted by an unknown party with access to protected health information, who threatened to release more data ...More
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Don't dismiss the healthcare industry as one of the last to innovate quite yet. When it comes to adopting cloud technology, it is ahead of ...More
HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell
The government has divvied up more than $665 million to states for designing and testing ways to improve healthcare quality, accessibility and affordability. The awards ...More
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The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative is a new national trade organization of HIEs, banding together to gain economies of scale, drive financial sustainability and ...More