By Mike Miliard 12:00 am December 20, 2013
Remember the old days? Way back before 2009? Healthcare had some catching up to do. But no one quite knew just how to do it.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am December 20, 2013
What a difference a decade makes. Once flying high, back in 2004 and in subsequent years, EHR company Allscripts today seems to be working overtime to keep up with Wall Street expectations.
By Mike Miliard 09:27 am December 11, 2013
CommonWell Health Alliance has tapped the first three geographic locations for its roll out of interoperability services. Hospitals and ambulatory practices in Chicago, North Carolina and South Carolina will connect to exchange patient data.
Revenue cycle ripe for radical change
By Mike Miliard 07:58 am December 09, 2013
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, adding that, "If any other industry had a revenue cycle like that, we'd all be living like the Amish."
The December print issue of Healthcare IT News
By Richard Pizzi 09:49 am December 04, 2013
The December issue of Healthcare IT News has traditionally highlighted the biggest stories tackled by our staff during the previous 12 months. But the biggest news doesn't always mean good news, and it certainly didn't in 2013.
By Erin McCann 12:00 am November 10, 2013
With more electronic health record systems continuing to fall short of providers' expectations, a Black Book Rankings report released back in February posited that 2013 might indeed be the "year of the great EHR vendor switch." 
By Anthony Brino 12:00 am November 10, 2013
In early August, then ONC chief Farzad Mostashari announced he would step down from the post he had held for four years.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am November 10, 2013
In March, six vendors announced an unprecedented collaboration aimed at moving the needle on interoperability.
By Tom Sullivan 10:43 am October 31, 2013
As CommonWell Health Alliance, the new interoperability coalition of health IT vendors, approaches the start of its first pilot project, company officials used AHIMA's annual conference in Atlanta to highlight the biggest health information exchange hurdles currently facing vendors and providers.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am October 20, 2013
Anyone who has ever been to the Interoperability Showcase at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition has probably caught a glimpse or two of what interoperability means to healthcare.

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