Karen DeSalvo

By Mike Miliard 01:00 am April 18, 2014
Speaking to a packed crowd at HIMSS14 this past February, Robert Tagalicod wanted to make sure everyone understood the transformative nature of what promises to be an intense 2014.
By Erin McCann 01:00 am April 18, 2014
Seeing as healthcare generally lags at least 10 years behind other industries in the realm of adopting technology, it takes a lot to say a health company is doing groundbreaking work. But the CEO of NantHealth and his team believe they’ve nailed it.
ONC chief Karen DeSalvo, MD
By Diana Manos 11:13 am April 11, 2014
ONC chief Karen DeSalvo said in an April keynote on Capitol Hill it's time for ONC to drive healthcare beyond the meaningful use of electronic health records toward the use of big data.
Karen DeSalvo, MD
By Diana Manos 06:25 am April 10, 2014
ONC chief Karen DeSalvo, MD, envisions an agency with new workgroups and a less siloed approach, with consumer and privacy advocates participating across all the groups.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
By Erin McCann 10:12 am April 02, 2014
The brainchild of medical researcher, professor and self-made billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, NantHealth is aimed at solving the interoperability crisis and connecting the industry in the most powerful of ways -- a direct response of discontent with the federal government's EHR Incentive Program.
By Erin McCann 10:46 am March 28, 2014
For small- to mid-sized healthcare organizations looking for help with HIPAA security risk assessment, you now have a new tool at your fingertips.
By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am March 12, 2014
Behavioral health and long-term post-acute care are perhaps the two most significant areas left out of the meaningful use program.
Federal panel scales back MU Stage 3
By Diana Manos 03:51 am March 12, 2014
Members of the Health IT Policy Committee approved a set of recommendations Tuesday that will bring meaningful use Stage 3 requirements one step closer to federal approval and scale back the initial Stage 3 proposals by 33 percent.
Providers welcome meaningful use relief
By Bernie Monegain 10:07 am February 28, 2014
There will be no delay for ICD-10 conversion. But when CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced Thursday at HIMSS14 that CMS would be flexible on hardship exemptions for meaningful use requirements, it provided some of the relief healthcare providers -- and the professional organizations that represent them -- have been seeking.
By Anthony Brino 10:41 am February 27, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator wants to create an EHR certification system for 2015 that would be guided by a more "effective response to stakeholder feedback" and incorporate "bug fixes" to make 2014 certification rules "clearer and easier to implement."

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