Healthcare IT News Blog

May 29, 2015 | Richard Pizzi
"Population health" is a term that is widely used in healthcare, but not universally understood. Various definitions emphasize outcomes, measurement or... More

Recent Posts

May 29, 2015 | Samsung
(SPONSORED) Once upon a time, doctors made house calls. With fewer patients and time constraints, they could learn about people's lives, families and medical... More
May 27, 2015 | Amanda Guerrero
It pays to keep patients happy, and many patient portal vendors aren't cutting it. This is mostly the result of software vendors focusing solely on meaningful use... More
May 27, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health... More
May 27, 2015 | John Halamka
Every technology has an adoption journey. The classic Gartner hype curve travels from a Technology Trigger to the Peak of Inflated Expectations followed by the Trough of... More
May 26, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The 21st Century Cures Act recently cleared a hurdle to go onto the next step. Quite frankly, having read various versions of the bill, and having seen its evolution, I... More

Featured Bloggers

Editor, ICD10Watch

Christina's Considerations

CEO, Medicomp Systems

Medsphere Systems Corporation

Contributing Writer

CareGroup Health System, Life as a Healthcare CIO

Chilmark Research

Director, Center for Connected Health

Director of Healthcare, Level 3

Healthcare Standards

CISO, FireHost

executive vice president, NextGen Healthcare

April 22, 2015 | Sheetal Shah
Providers and health systems are looking to create digital patient experiences that will help serve this segment of the population in order to meet their financial and... More
April 20, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
With its potential to impact all three legs of the Triple Aim, improving care coordination has become a major focus for providers. But who's coordinating the... More
April 17, 2015 | Jonathan Bush
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare? More
April 15, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, was not able to attend HIMSS15, but his second-in-command, Manu Tandon, was on-site at the conference. He sends this analysis of the key themes at... More
April 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees. More