Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)

Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 04:20 pm December 03, 2015
HIMSS on Thursday launched its Value Score program, touting it as the first international IT quality measurement for healthcare providers that factors in technological, clinical and financial outcomes.
By Jessica Davis 10:29 am December 03, 2015
Fewer than half of U.S. hospitals support an infrastructure capable of two-factor authentication, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT reported in November, while 35 percent of critical access hospitals and 40 percent of small rural hospitals report the lowest levels of capability.
Doctor using laptop
By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 am December 01, 2015
In a deal that will have implications for rural and community hospitals as well as the post-acute care market, Computer Programs and Systems announced Nov. 25 that it would acquire rival Healthland Holding and its affiliates for $250 million.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 09:44 am October 23, 2015
Quality Systems, Inc. on Thursday announced the sale of the hospital division of its NextGen Healthcare subsidiary to QuadraMed, which develops a range of inpatient technologies, from enterprise scheduling to revenue cycle management.
Speech bubbles
By Mike Miliard 12:19 pm September 18, 2015
When we set out to survey Healthcare IT News readers about their electronic health record platforms, we expected they'd have a lot to say. And boy, did they ever. Responses were detailed, documenting specific problem areas and suggesting lots of ideas for improvement.
stethoscope on money and American flag
By Jack McCarthy 10:40 am August 14, 2015
Not everyone is going to like this but a new study found that EHR adoption has risen in America for reasons other than the federal meaningful use incentives.
By Mike Miliard 09:49 am June 23, 2015
For the past five years, one analytics company has been compiling an annual list of the top 100 critical access hospitals in America. Just 16 facilities have made it onto the list every year of the survey. See who they are here.
By Mike Miliard 10:39 am March 31, 2015
An Ohio-based hospital is the latest provider to sign on with CommonWell Health Alliance, a step that will give its clinicians the ability to see patient data from other health organizations within its EHR.
Shield and computer code
By Eric Wicklund 10:31 am January 29, 2015
At HIMSS15, a national security expert will argue that providers need to make security part of the core mission.
By Mike Miliard 12:14 pm January 27, 2015
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent.

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