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By John Halamka 08:12 am January 30, 2013
The Standards and Policy Committees met on Jan. 29 in Washington in joint session to take testimony from expert stakeholders about health information exchange.
By Jeff Rowe 10:36 am January 29, 2013
The Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project found that among the ways patients track health data, they're not harnessing IT nearly as much as they could be.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:55 am January 29, 2013
Seeing the fast-growing market for personal connected health devices displayed at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, I couldn’t help but reflect on how far consumer connected health has come.
By Carl Natale 09:40 am January 29, 2013
Specifically, medical coders will need guidance on crafting physician queries for increased specificity.
By David Lareau 11:03 am January 28, 2013
On a recent trip to Thailand, two colleagues and I saw efficient hospital workflow in action. Just for kicks, let me present the following one-act play.
By David Lareau 08:23 am January 28, 2013
Wherein the author recounts the 16 minutes it took a colleague to register at Bumrungrad hospital, see a doctor, and walk out with prescription contact lenses.
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.

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