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By Jeff Rowe 10:15 am February 21, 2013
Despite some skepticism, there are valid reasons for a recently-published academic report to delve into the web sites of electronic health records makers.
By John Halamka 09:54 am February 21, 2013
The February HIT Standards Committee focused on the Committee workplan for 2013. Farzad Mostashari offered introductory remarks. He noted that we need to build the foundation for stage 3 while also focusing on the implementation of stage 2.
By Anthony Brino 01:47 pm February 20, 2013
The New Hampshire Health Information Organization (NHHIO) has chosen the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative to direct and manage the state HIE.
By Anthony Brino 11:46 am February 19, 2013
While the President and Congress look for deficit reduction paths and healthcare organizations brace for Medicare changes, the duo from the Fiscal Commission is renewing its plans for spending cuts ($600 billion in healthcare) and new tax revenue.
By Carl Natale 10:18 am February 19, 2013
ICD-10 training programs need to raise awareness of the new coding requirements and formal training for key personnel.
By David Lareau 08:10 am February 19, 2013
In which David Lareau interviews Bumrungrad CTO Chang Foo about how his team of technologists cut patient wait times by nearly half. Hint: They did not look at the IT systems first.
By David Lareau 10:35 am February 18, 2013
In my last article, I told you about an experience my colleagues and I encountered on a business trip in Thailand. My friend needed new contacts, and didn't have a chance to get them before he left DC. Since we were meeting in Bumrungrad, one of the leading medical tourism hospitals in the world, he decided to put them to the test.
By Gary LaMoyne 09:29 am February 18, 2013
Physician practices could face a seven-fold increase in EMR costs at year’s end, a reality that leaves Gary LaMoyne of Woman’s Hospital wondering: Why do we have to sunset our EMR subsidy at the end of the year?
By Jeff Rowe 09:20 am February 18, 2013
Ensuring patient safety as the use of health IT spreads has been much on the minds of policymakers and other stakeholders lately.
By Helen Figge 08:36 am February 18, 2013
Professional growth is an integral part of a successful career path. Having the ability to have data at your fingertips to learn and grow from is also invaluable to the process.

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