December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
December 17, 2015
Substantial interoperability has yet to be achieved across healthcare, a recent report to Congress from the Office of the National Coordinator's Health IT Policy Committee shows, held up by reasons including lack of standardization and security concerns.
December 16, 2015
Carolinas HealthCare Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Craig D. Richardville has been named the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS, which give the award jointly each year.
December 15, 2015
Congress on Wednesday will consider legislation to allow physicians working in ambulatory surgical centers to receive the same payment incentives for meaningful use of electronic health records as doctors in other settings.
December 14, 2015
We polled the chief information officers of top IT departments and asked them about the projects they'll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
December 10, 2015
The constant for 2016 will be a rise in patient engagement in HIEs, along with a drastic increase in security measures to prevent breaches, as the healthcare industry moves toward a more patient-centered mission.
December 09, 2015
Scripps Health will deploy a clinical network from Health Gorilla to enable HIPAA-compliant access to imaging and lab data from its facilities for community physicians and their patients.
December 09, 2015
Putting population health into practice has been challenging for many institutions, as all data is based on 'basic determinants.' Success will be based on new technologies, like genomic and real-time data, as institutions move toward community-based models.
December 08, 2015
Carequality, a public-private collaborative working as part of the Sequoia Project (formerly known as Healtheway) to drive more efficient data exchange, has launched an interoperability framework it says will be useful to a diverse array stakeholders.
December 01, 2015
Health IT is moving toward a consumer engagement focus to fuel population health. But despite a growing patient demand for electronic access to personal health records, technical and political barriers often limit the amount, value and accessibility of data.