Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
05:00 am January 07, 2014
From President George W. Bush's embrace of healthcare IT to the opening of HealthCare.gov, hard work, government incentives, political battles and more have made for broad and rapid changes in healthcare in the past 10 years. View this slideshow for a look back at the big moments.
06:08 am December 30, 2013
2013 has been a big year in the world of healthcare information technology.
11:50 am December 03, 2013
A Commonwealth Fund survey of primary care doctors in 10 countries found that although the U.S. has made progress in EMR implementation, it still lags behind countries where EMR adoption is almost universal.
10:20 am October 10, 2013
Scenes from the opening ceremony of the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland on Oct. 8. The four-story building houses the HIMSS Innovation Center in the 30,000 square-foot space on the top floor as well as several other healthcare tenants. Construction on tenant spaces will continue through 2014.
12:43 pm October 01, 2013
Revisit the 8th annual National Health IT Week, which took place September 16-20 in Washington, D.C. More than 375 organizations participated in the event to discuss the important role health IT plays in the U.S. healthcare system.
02:16 pm January 30, 2013
Healthcare IT News has announced the results of its fourth annual H.I.T. Men and Women Awards, honoring top leaders in healthcare IT. View this slideshow to see the winners.
01:40 pm December 19, 2012
Included in the HITECH Act signed by President Barack Obama Feb. 17, 2009, was the Electronic Health Records Incentive Program, which sought to promote the meaningful use (MU) of health information technology in the healthcare setting by providing monetary support to providers.
01:59 pm October 25, 2012
Sometimes known as "health IT czars," the heads of the Office of the National Coordinator have come from differing backgrounds in healthcare, and different sides of the aisle, but all of them have been fiercely dedicated to health IT. Take a look at this slideshow to see where they are now.
09:52 pm October 16, 2012
An artist, an author, a medical ethicist, a surgeon, a politician and many other luminaries have delivered keynotes at MGMA annual conferences over the years. We take you from 2012, year by year back to 2005, to see who was on stage delivering motivational words.
09:48 am September 10, 2012
Since the 2009 Breach Notification Rule included in HITECH Act, 489 HIPAA-covered entities have reported breaches involving 500 individuals or more. View this slideshow to see a collection of the nation's biggest healthcare data breaches.