08:32 am February 13, 2013
A large percentage of the Americans that the Affordable Care Act aims to bring into the insurance pool access the Web primarily through their smartphones. For the ACA to achieve its potential, federal and state governments must reach those citizens where it's most convenient for the consumer.
12:05 pm February 12, 2013
The states' Medicaid Management Information Systems are the first to achieve HIPAA compliance, and are also reaching providers via the cloud.
08:41 am February 12, 2013
At BIDMC, we've already achieved 100% EHR adoption and 90% Meaningful Use attestation among our clinician community. Now that the foundation is laid, I believe our next body of work is to craft the technology and workflow solutions which will be hallmarks of the "post EHR" era.
08:38 am February 12, 2013
We’re spending a lot of time at the Center for Connected Health (CCH) these days thinking about and experimenting with algorithms. It’s part of our general interest in micro-segmenting the population and creating unique, engaging health messaging for each individual that will keep them on the path to better health.
09:09 am February 11, 2013
Looking beyond the timelines, there are steps healthcare organizations can take now to make the most of the code set conversion.
08:08 am February 11, 2013
The HIMSS relationship with the BioDistrict of New Orleans continues to move forward with the hopes of supporting a healthcare IT workforce that is collaborative, expansive and recognizes the continued need for career training for available and upcoming health IT jobs in New Orleans.
02:25 pm February 08, 2013
Healthcare is following financial services and telecom in public-private standardization of digital transactions, after big data prototypes and the ACA's HIPAA update.
11:32 am February 08, 2013
To put it mildly, the transition to EHRs comes freighted with a whole host of expectations.
08:24 am February 08, 2013
In the latest chapter of some inside-the-Beltway wrangling over the validity of recess appointments by President Obama of National Labor Relations Board members, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals held the appointments to be invalid, thus invalidating all NLRB decisions in which these members had participated. These include, of course, some decisions...
08:20 am February 08, 2013
The leaning of CMS and ONC, EHR confidence men, and did anyone really think that the DoD and VA would get to iEHR, on budget and time?