08:32 am February 28, 2013
The HIMSS13 Annual Conference and Exhibition runs March 3-7 in New Orleans. It will be the place to get up to speed on the state of ICD-10 preparations.
09:18 am February 27, 2013
New apps, devices or gadgets are bound to bring along legal questions, and not just concerning HIPAA compliance, which likely will make doctors hesitant to prescribe these types of solutions to patients.
08:39 am February 27, 2013
As I watch healthcare providers in our integrated delivery system deal with the challenges of payment reform and accountable care, I am more optimistic than dismayed.
09:04 am February 26, 2013
Developing a plan to train and educate staff for the ICD-10 transition is as important as upgrading systems and equipment.
08:58 am February 26, 2013
Among the numerous challenges that an ACO model presents, is the need for more sophisticated IT systems that will support distributed care management across a diverse care team that extends from the primary care physician, to the specialists, to the care manager, the patient and others.
09:35 am February 25, 2013
While 70 percent of infection prevention specialists have access to electronic health records, the problem is that they are not involved in selection or implementation of technologies.
08:01 am February 25, 2013
The world of health IT is rapidly changing and healthcare organizations are recognizing the need not just for new health IT professionals, but also the continued development of the existing workforce in place.
10:03 am February 22, 2013
Last week, the Mass Health Data Consortium announced the launch of The ICD-10 Project.
09:50 am February 22, 2013
The Health IT Standards Committee has formed a new workgroup, the Consumer Technology Workgroup (CTWG).
08:07 am February 22, 2013
A new hashtag, VA CIO and CTO announce plans to leave, a Medicaid surprise in Florida, and tips for HIT recruitment and retention.