Government & Policy

By Mahesh Kalva 09:44 am February 01, 2016
To realize interoperability healthcare organizations must acknowledge the risks of information blocking and work to mitigate concerns by fostering education, initiating open communication and incentivizing appropriate action.
By John Halamka 09:21 am January 29, 2016
On Jan. 20, Senators Alexander and Murray released the Bipartisan Senate Health Committee Staff Draft of Bill to Help Improve Health Information Technology for Doctors & Their Patients.
By Rick Kam 12:59 pm January 20, 2016
Here are six steps to making sure even those employees least concerned with privacy and security don't expose your health data.
By Jeff Rowe 02:37 pm January 04, 2016
Now that is has become part of most people's lives, whether they know it or not, the IoT is poised to transform into everyday and practicable use.
By Carl Natale 07:54 am December 28, 2015
A coding coach shares the most cringe-worthy issues and questions she encounters on a regular basis.
By Ron Nielson 11:54 am December 22, 2015
If you're anything like most hospital leaders, accountable care and meaningful use initiatives are renting a lot of space in your head these days. But like many of your peers, chances are you face major challenges to meet regulatory requirements and to operate efficiently under evolving care models.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 03:00 pm December 17, 2015
With risk-aversion, prior investments and a misaligned payment system standing in the way, how can we bring about true transformation?
By Bernie Monegain 08:23 am December 17, 2015
The goal? Spread access of physician notes to some 50 million Americans.
By Jeff Rowe 09:36 am December 14, 2015
It seems appropriate to look at the year through the eyes of one of the industry's most insightful CIOs.
By Chris Bowen 03:29 pm November 30, 2015
It's not exactly a secret that there's a worldwide shortage of experienced cyber security professionals. At least one widely-cited report has put the figure at over a million unfulfilled positions.

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