Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act

By Stephen Burrows 12:52 pm June 13, 2012
If you ask any hospital CIO, they will likely say that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act have been both a blessing and a curse.
By Jennifer Dennard 08:03 am April 10, 2012
I was able to talk with Gary Thompson co-founder and CEO of CLOUD Inc. - also known as the Consortium for Local Ownership and Use of Data, Inc.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 08:19 am March 07, 2012
Apparently, doctors who order a lot of imaging tests are more likely to have electronic systems that let them view those images in their offices.
By John Moore 09:08 am February 29, 2012
Last week we attended the big healthcare IT confab HIMSS in that grand city of sin, Las Vegas. Nearly every vendor we met with at HIMSS had a story to tell about how they had the solution the market was seeking for ACO enablement.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 09:37 am January 31, 2012
Earlier this month, I wrote about some of the most important and notable highlights in the world of health IT and ONC over the past year. As we start the New Year, I am excited about what the future holds and want to share what I see as five big health IT trends for the year to come.
By Helen Figge 08:39 am January 23, 2012
The HIMSS Annual Conference promises to be the must attend event for Health IT in 2012. It is loaded with 300+ education sessions focused on the industry's hottest topics being talked about and experienced today.
By John Moore 08:59 am January 12, 2012
Admittedly, our predictions for 2011 were modest. So for 2012, we’ll go out on a limb with many of our predictions. Hopefully that limb won’t crack sending us crashing to the ground.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 09:00 am January 10, 2012
I would like to highlight ten of this year's most notable developments in the world of health information technology and ONC.
By Jon Mertz 08:41 am December 29, 2011
You can read about the shift happening. You can see the shift happening. You can sense the shift happening. In all of this, there is still an understanding that we have a long way to go in order to achieve a true connected health care system, yet we know the movement is happening.
By John Moore 08:53 am December 28, 2011
It is almost becoming the norm to say that it has been another tumultuous year in the healthcare IT market. If 2011, was a bit bumpy, believe we will see craters in the road to HIT enlightenment in 2012.

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