Neil Versel

Neil Versel is a freelance health IT journalist in Chicago. He has been a professional journalist since 1992, focusing on healthcare since 2000.

By Neil Versel 12:07 pm July 05, 2011
– No matter what happens politically or in policy circles, "seismic shifts" are going to occur in healthcare, and IT needs to be a major part of reshaping the landscape, according to H. Stephen Lieber, president and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
By Neil Versel 11:49 am June 03, 2011
No matter what happens politically or in policy circles, "seismic shifts" are going to occur in healthcare, and IT needs to be a major part of reshaping the landscape, according to H. Stephen Lieber, president and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
By Neil Versel 04:29 pm June 02, 2011
After decades of fits and starts, electronic health records adoption is becoming reality, thanks in no small part to the federal incentive program for "meaningful use" of EHRs. But the health IT industry still has plenty of room to evolve.
By Neil Versel 10:23 am April 09, 2009
A massive investment in healthcare IT will be meaningless in a global economy if the technology doesn’t rein in runaway costs because healthcare spending is unsustainable in the current economic climate, according to former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan.
By Neil Versel 02:14 pm March 25, 2009
The discovery that the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) had lost its corporate standing has unleashed a storm of criticisms and false accusations on the Internet and has the organization fighting to protect its reputation.
By Neil Versel 12:57 pm March 06, 2009
The discovery that the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) had lost its corporate standing has unleashed a storm of criticisms and false accusations on the Internet and has the organization fighting to protect its reputation.

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