Government & Policy
02:41 pm September 04, 2015
"I think most physicians are missing it ... they're finding it difficult to apply."
11:12 am August 28, 2015
Encompassing 162 companies, educational institutes and other groups, the FlexTech Alliance gives the federal government an opportunity to explore new technologies without being the sole investor.
11:54 am August 24, 2015
Healthcare organizations primary core competency is to serve patients. That knowledge can be used to inform decisions and strategies for securing data.
09:46 am August 20, 2015
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders.
05:54 pm August 14, 2015
Hint: Her name is spelled subsequent encounter.
08:19 am August 11, 2015
Yes, an adoptable data exchange standard like FHIR is necessary, but without a national patient identifier it is not sufficient.
12:01 pm August 10, 2015
Here's an idea about learning the codes you need to know quickly.
07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
07:26 am August 05, 2015
While Medicaid spending rose 386 percent between 1987 and 2013, another area spiked as much 447 percent in the same timeframe.
08:07 am August 03, 2015
EHR vendors don't really have a strong incentive to make their products interoperable. But putting those standards in the hands of the government also isn't perfect.