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You've probably heard of it once or twice over the past few years. But it's a concept that still needs some more definition. Our columnist explains why she's not a fan of "patient engagement." More
Today’s Headlines
Marking its entry into the patient identification market, health IT security company Imprivata has...
Former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, argues in an opinion piece published in...
Patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group has published its newest results for hospital safety...
One year to the day that Reps. Fred Upton and Diana DeGette launched the 21st Century Cures initiative...
As HHS pursues aggressive new timelines for the shift to value-based care, providers have just a couple...
In what UPMC executives call a significant expansion of its long-time partnership in Colombia, they...
Unhappy with the state of electronic health records across the country two U.S. Senators have decided...
After a year of listening to patients, innovators, researchers, providers, consumers and regulators,...
Patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group has published its newest results for hospital safety...
The Leapfrog Group on Wednesday published new results for its Hospital Safety Score, which grades more...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
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With a meaningful use requirement for healthcare organizations to drive at least 5 percent of their patients to an online portal, KLAS finds that three ...More
OhioHealth
The high-performing health systems ranked by Truven Health Analytics are leveraging information technology enterprise-wide, enabling better care with fewer complications at lower cost. More
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One of the more troublesome measures of Stage 2 meaningful use has been the requirement that providers get at least five percent of their patients ...More
Stars
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services introduced its star ratings last week for more than 3,500 hospitals, enabling consumers to compare hospitals before making ...More
Network
The draft interoperability roadmap released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT contains so many details in its 166-pages that has been ...More
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Marking a substantive push to move the industry upstream of chronic disease, CMS' proposed rule requires more clinical decision support. Here are two ways of ...More
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It seems that all anyone had to do was ask. Just a few days after ONC reprimanded EHR vendors for charging fees for exchanging patient ...More
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ONC has released a new and improved handbook for securing electronic health information. Among the highlights: How to comply with meaningful use security requirements, questions ...More
New York's Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System has selected Cambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems' HealthShare as its interoperability platform for long-term growth.More