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Medication
By Anthony Vecchione 07:50 am May 26, 2015
Hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between EHRs and automated dispensing cabinets. Beyond eliminating redundancies during the medication ordering process, it helps reduce errors at the point-of-care.
Coast Guard
By Bernie Monegain 10:08 am May 21, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General, an independent government watchdog, has found the Coast Guard seriously lagging in its efforts to protect personal health information.
Kaiser Permanente photo via Wikipedia
By Skip Snow 10:19 am May 19, 2015
Dick Daniels, who took the reins as Kaiser Permanente's executive vice president and chief information officer this February, explains how IT is a principle means by which KP's institutional goals are met.
John Ward
By Richard Pizzi 10:20 am May 15, 2015
TriHealth, a four-hospital health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has named John Ward its new chief information officer.
IBM Watson
By Bernie Monegain 10:54 am May 06, 2015
IBM Watson Health is collaborating with Epic and Mayo Clinic to apply cognitive computing capabilities of Watson to EHRs, and also with 14 cancer institutions to reduce from weeks to minutes the ability to translate DNA insights.
Road
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am April 29, 2015
Interoperability has been part of the healthcare lexicon for at least a couple of decades. Today, however, true interoperability does not seem to be happening at the scale nor the speed the industry needs.
Carrot
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am April 28, 2015
The $25 billion EMR market will continue to grow even after the government incentives for doctors and hospitals to go digital have vanished, according to new research from Kalorama Information.
Woman with laptop
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 23, 2015
With a meaningful use requirement for healthcare organizations to drive at least 5 percent of their patients to an online portal, KLAS finds that three vendors have more than 20 percent of their customers' patients accessing the portal, far surpassing the requisite.
Money
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am April 21, 2015
It seems that all anyone had to do was ask. Just a few days after ONC reprimanded EHR vendors for charging fees for exchanging patient data, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reportedly announced at HIMSS15 that Epic would drop fees until at least 2020.
Smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 01:38 pm April 14, 2015
How do you get physicians to adopt mobile technology? Tie it into something they already do -- such as talk into their smartphones.

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