Chris Nerney

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By Chris Nerney 03:19 pm January 28, 2015
See the leading mHealth apps from more than 20 vendors showing off their wares.
Attendees at HIMSS University Row
By Chris Nerney 02:05 pm January 28, 2015
A short walk can put you in touch with degree and certificate programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
By Chris Nerney 10:09 am May 14, 2014
"Organizations with less mature information security programs are taking longer to address cyber threats," a new report says.
By Chris Nerney 10:13 am May 13, 2014
A cyber threat response drill for healthcare organizations conducted this past month highlighted some serious challenges facing healthcare security professionals.
By Chris Nerney 10:53 am March 24, 2014
A representative from one of the two EHR vendors tapped to take part in the federal Designated Test EHR Program says the early going has been challenging.
By Chris Nerney 09:50 am March 24, 2014
Provider uncertainty is hindering the implementation of the Designated Test EHR Program, a data exchange initiative launched earlier this year by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Health IT headway 'breathtaking'
By Chris Nerney 12:00 am December 20, 2013
"In 2003, fewer than 5 percent of hospitals in the U.S. had any form of electronic records," said David Brailer, MD, who became the nation's first "heath information czar" in 2004. "A smaller percentage of doctors' offices had them, probably less than 1 percent. It was something everyone knew was inevitable, but the fire had not been lit," he...
By Chris Nerney 12:00 am December 20, 2013
"I was talking recently with a man who told me about visiting an endocrinologist 10 years ago," said Cheryl Stephens, CEO of Community Health Information Collaborative, based in Duluth, Minn.
Bad code, bureaucracy prove a toxic combo for Healthcare.gov
By Chris Nerney 09:58 am October 25, 2013
The problems plaguing the insurance exchange site can be blamed on poor coding and political pressures, according to three technology experts interviewed by Healthcare IT News. While all three identified inadequate pre-launch testing as a big source of its technical woes, they disagreed on whether the Obama administration's call for outside help...

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