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By Jeff Rowe 08:17 am January 28, 2013
IT is great, except when it isn't.
By Helen Figge 07:53 am January 28, 2013
The 2012 award season has just ended and one of the highest honors to be bestowed upon an executive in healthcare IT is the award named in honor of John E. Gall Jr., who pioneered the implementation of healthcare information systems at El Camino Hospital in the 1960s.
By Tom Sullivan 09:42 am January 25, 2013
This Week in Government Health IT ... the omnibus rule from several different perspectives, state CIOs top priorities, and consumerizing health services.
By Carl Natale 09:37 am January 25, 2013
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is conducting a survey of ICD-10 preparedness. The questions are geared toward an organization's status and how the one-year delay affected plans.
By Tony Bardo 08:03 am January 24, 2013
Remote diagnoses are only the beginning of telehealth's promise. If we can overcome the lack of understanding about broadband.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 01:28 pm January 23, 2013
Today, as in last year’s New Year blog post, I will share with you a few of the ways in which ONC has interacted with you to meet its mission and mandate over the past year.
By Jeff Rowe 09:35 am January 23, 2013
One great upside to government intervention in a project as massive as the health IT transition is that, assuming there are adequate financial resources involved, government action can pave the way forward and provide the means to get there.
By Edmund Billings, MD 09:33 am January 23, 2013
What a week! First the disgraced cyclist confession and later the baffling college-football-player-and-his nonexistent-(dead)-girlfriend story, with the RAND report sandwiched somewhere in between. It’s positively a scandal-palooza.
By Lisa Suennen 10:17 am January 22, 2013
LOL and gag me with a spoon. I just read a Fortune article called, “Teaching IBM’s Watson the meaning of OMG” and I had a pretty good chuckle. The article discusses how the “final frontier” in machine intelligence is teaching computers not just words, but the subtle differences in meaning that make language rich, powerful and specific.
By Carl Natale 08:50 am January 22, 2013
Since I write these posts about medical coding from a home office, I don't see why medical coding can't be done from home.

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