Clinical

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am September 30, 2015
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will employ software from PeraHealth to improve clinician awareness of children who may be at risk for clinical deterioration while in the hospital.
Lynne Thomas Gordon
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am September 30, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon says she's confident the transition that begins Thursday will go off with few, if any, glitches. As she sees it, all of healthcare will be better for it.
Cleveland Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 09:51 am September 30, 2015
Mark Dill, director of information security at the Cleveland Clinic, talks about keeping data secure at one of the best known academic medical centers in the world, increasing security threats and why risk analysis is so critical.
HHS
By Mike Miliard 07:41 am September 30, 2015
As part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, HHS will dole out $685 million more to help health networks, group practices and other providers drive IT-enabled care coordination, quality improvement and cost reduction.
$100 bill
By Erin McCann 11:10 am September 29, 2015
A group of individuals has slapped two D.C. hospitals with a class action lawsuit, alleging that their charges for requesting medical records -- ranging from $1,168 to $2,500 -- violate state and federal regulations.
Spotlights
By Bernie Monegain 09:04 am September 29, 2015
We highlight six of the most talked about new products on display and available for demo at the 2015 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 05:14 am September 29, 2015
They may be in the Big Easy, where the good times roll, but the people in charge of managing health data at hospitals across the country are focused on the hard work of realizing the most benefit they can from ICD-10.
microphone
By Jack McCarthy 03:42 pm September 25, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has released a draft of the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory for public comment. It contains updates to the advisory's structure and content based on input from the public and the Health IT Standards Committee.
doctor typing on laptop
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am September 24, 2015
Global health IT, management and outsourcing company Accenture has finalized its agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants, an electronic health record consulting practice.
Medical students
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am September 23, 2015
The 10th annual Epocrates Future Physicians of America survey reveals that medical students are overwhelmed about a number of issues, chief among them: interoperability.

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