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

By Jeff Rowe 09:51 am October 12, 2011
Federal officials have been quick to note the rising number of providers signing up for HITECH incentives, but a recent analysis suggests they may want to pay a little more attention to making sure the program is working the way it was intended.
By Jeff Rowe 11:24 am October 11, 2011
While many providers have decided to transition from paper records to EHRs, many others have not, and cost seems to be one of the main reasons for the reluctance.
By John Halamka 09:06 am October 04, 2011
At BIDMC, I oversee 10,600 desktops and 2000 laptops. They are all locked down with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.
By Jeff Rowe 02:12 pm October 03, 2011
So you’ve finally decided to take the health IT plunge. Now what do you do?
By Jeff Rowe 11:38 am September 29, 2011
HIMSS recently gave the University of California San Diego Health System (UCSD) an award for reaching the highest level of advancement in electronic health records.
By Jeff Rowe 09:46 am September 01, 2011
The architects of the HITECH Act are hoping that a lot of things are going to change within the next five years.
By Jeff Rowe 11:27 am August 30, 2011
“Knock the heck out of it,” ONC Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, exhorted attendees at an Allscripts conference, yesterday.
By Jeff Rowe 11:58 am August 29, 2011
We interrupt these dog days of summer for a bit of a doctors’ food fight.
By Glen Tullman 12:48 pm August 28, 2011
When Dr. Farzad Mostashari, the national coordinator for health information technology, addresses more than 4,700 healthcare professionals at the Allscripts Client Experience in Nashville on Monday morning, Aug. 29, he’s likely to discuss one of the most exciting developments in healthcare today – and perhaps surprisingly, it won’t be the...
By Jeff Rowe 08:10 pm August 18, 2011
Anyone who doubts the complexity of the HIT transition should talk to a lawyer.

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