Healthcare IT News Blog

March 26, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
You don't have to work in technology to know that hackers are getting more sophisticated. It seems like a new breach is in the news every week. But those of us who... More

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March 24, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the... More
March 23, 2015 | Andrew Robertson
Nobody is explicitly opposed to interoperability in healthcare IT. That would be like opposing the eradication of poverty, hunger or child slavery. People of goodwill... More
March 23, 2015 | Aaron Miri
As a young kid, Aaron Miri had always wanted to be a conductor of a symphony. Fast forward quite a few years, and he is now a conductor of an IT symphony that plays out... More
March 20, 2015 | Roger Davis
U.S. healthcare needs more Davids: people and vendors who use their agility to execute innovative ideas that advance healthcare delivery and improve outcomes. But... More
March 20, 2015 | John Halamka
In his latest blog, John Halamka, MD provides a comprehensive account of the most recent HIT Standards Committee meeting. Don't miss what he has to say about Stan... More

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March 12, 2012 | Helen Figge
So much activity from the various government initiatives is at times overwhelming, but HIMSS has the ability to level set the various government efforts through the... More
March 09, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
Healthcare organizations are hiring. Hospitals, vendors, consulting firms and even academia are busy recruiting healthcare IT professionals. I’ve seen a number of newly... More
March 07, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
Research published this week in the journal Health Affairs suggests computerized patient records are unlikely to cut healthcare costs. The article says going paperless... More
March 07, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD
Apparently, doctors who order a lot of imaging tests are more likely to have electronic systems that let them view those images in their offices. More
March 06, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
Easy-to-use software programs like TurboTax have changed Tax Day rituals, enabling filers to stay at home and avoid that last-minute dash for postage and shipment.... More