News from healthcareitnews.com http://www.healthcareitnews.com/home/feed en CIO Spotlight Episode 26: Eddy Stephens http://www.healthcareitnews.com/video/cio-spotlight-episode-26-eddy-stephens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-short-headline"> <div class="field-label">Short Headline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CIO Spotlight Episode 26: Eddy Stephens </div> </div> </div> <p>Eddy Stephens, VP/CIO at Infirmary Health in Mobile, Alabama, talks about the current role of the CIO and how voice recognition software has helped the organization.</p> <!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><div style="display:none"> &nbsp;</div> <p><!--<br /> By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C<br /> found at <a href="https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/" title="https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/">https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-label">Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cio-spotlight-episode-26-eddy-stephens" class="imagecache imagecache-video_block imagecache-linked imagecache-video_block_linked"><img src="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/video_block/news_thumbnails/cio_spotlight_still_eddy_stephens.png" alt="" title="" width="640" height="360" class="imagecache imagecache-video_block"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-open-graph-fields"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CIO Spotlight Episode 26: Eddy Stephens </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-description"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eddy Stephens, VP/CIO at Infirmary Health in Mobile, Alabama, talks about the current role of the CIO and how voice recognition software has helped his organization. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-og-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_og_image" width="450" height="250" alt="" src="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/hitn-defaultlogo.jpg?1421983985" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-sitename"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Healthcare IT News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> video/cio-spotlight-episode-26-eddy-stephens </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/video/cio-spotlight-episode-26-eddy-stephens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clinical CPOE Electronic Health Records Mobile Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:01:23 +0000 Eric Bailey 94386 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Survey shows care coordination lacking http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/survey-shows-care-coordination-lacking <p>Health IT-enabled care coordination leaves much to be desired, according to a new survey of clinicians. The survey results were published online in the <a href="http://annfammed.org/content/13/3/250.full">May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine</a>.</p> <p> The survey showed that although 78 percent of the 350 respondents viewed timely notification of hospital discharges as very important, only about 49 percent used health IT systems to accomplish this task.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Quality and Safety </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/survey-shows-care-coordination-lacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Accountable Care Electronic Health Records Population Health Quality and Safety Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:14 +0000 Bernie Monegain 94381 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Privacy & security: 'theater' vs. reality http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/privacy-security-theater-vs-reality <p>At the <em>Healthcare IT News</em> Privacy &amp; Security Forum in Chicago on Wednesday, Jim Goddard, executive director of Kaiser Permanente&#39;s Cyber Risk Defense Center, made the case that healthcare organizations too often depend on security protections that aren&#39;t much more than &quot;theater.&quot;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Privacy & Security </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/privacy-security-theater-vs-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Interoperability Medical Devices Mobile Network Infrastructure Privacy & Security Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:41:51 +0000 Mike Miliard 94376 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com CHIME presses Congress for patient ID http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/chime-presses-congress-patient-id <p>In a <a href="http://chimecentral.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/CHIME-Response-to-Senate-HELP-on-HIT-Initiative.pdf">July 1 letter</a>, to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor &amp; Pensions group working on improving <a class="directory-item-link" href="/directory/electronic-health-record-ehr" target="_blank">EHRs</a>, <a class="directory-item-link" href="/directory/college-healthcare-information-management-executives" target="_blank">CHIME</a> highlights correct patient identification as a critical need for ensuring patient safety.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clinical </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/chime-presses-congress-patient-id" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Clinical Electronic Health Records Patient Engagement Policy and Legislation Population Health Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:07:28 +0000 Bernie Monegain 94371 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Top 10 stories of 2015 so far http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/top-10-stories-2015-so-far <p>As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year&#39;s biggest stories&nbsp;&ndash; from <a class="directory-item-link" href="/directory/population-health" target="_blank">population health</a> to ICD-10, <a class="directory-item-link" href="/directory/meaningful-use" target="_blank">meaningful use</a> to privacy and security &ndash; that had <em>Healthcare IT News</em> readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and commenting.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Population Health </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/top-10-stories-2015-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Electronic Health Records ICD-10 & Coding Meaningful Use Population Health Privacy & Security Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:45 +0000 Mike Miliard 94366 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Healthcare headlines from across the Web, July 2 http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/healthcare-headlines-across-web <p><em>Healthcare IT News</em>&#39; focus is on technology, of course, but there&#39;s so much else happening now across the broader realm of healthcare. We&#39;re keeping track of all the top studies, articles and other big happenings in the industry and compiling them on this healthcare watch list. It&#39;s updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="14000px" scrolling="no" src="http://v.24liveblog.com/live/?id=1293410" width="100%"></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clinical </div> </div> </div> Online Only Clinical Compliance & Legal Quality and Safety Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:10:30 +0000 Healthcare IT News 93351 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Big Data Byte: Brian Wells on liberating data http://www.healthcareitnews.com/video/big-data-byte-brians-wells-liberating-data <div class="field field-type-text field-field-short-headline"> <div class="field-label">Short Headline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brian Wells on liberating data </div> </div> </div> <p>Brian Wells, Associate VP of Health Technology and Academic Computing at Penn Medicine, talks about the PennSeek application and the effort to index and connect different types of data to make it accessible and effective for precision medicine.</p> <!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><div style="display:none"> &nbsp;</div> <p><!--<br /> By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C<br /> found at <a href="https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/" title="https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/">https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-label">Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/big-data-byte-brians-wells-liberating-data" class="imagecache imagecache-video_block imagecache-linked imagecache-video_block_linked"><img src="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/video_block/news_thumbnails/brian_wells_big_data_2015_still.png" alt="" title="" width="640" height="360" class="imagecache imagecache-video_block"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-open-graph-fields"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Big Data Byte: Brians Wells on liberating data </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-description"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brain Wells, Associate VP of Health Technology and Academic Computing at Penn Medicine, talks about the PennSeek application and the effort to index and connect different types of data to make it accessible and effective for precision medicine. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-og-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_og_image" width="450" height="250" alt="" src="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/hitn-defaultlogo.jpg?1421983985" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-sitename"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Healthcare IT News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-og-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> video/big-data-byte-brians-wells-liberating-data </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/video/big-data-byte-brians-wells-liberating-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analytics Electronic Health Records Privacy & Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:31:26 +0000 Eric Bailey 94361 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com IPO for NantHealth coming this year http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ipo-nanthealth-coming-year <p>Patrick Soon-Shiong, businessman, surgeon, scientist and founder of health IT company NantHealth announced he plans to take the company public by the end of the year.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;We feel we have one or two transactions to accomplish, then we will initiate the public offering that we anticipate will happen probably within this year,&quot; Soon-Shiong<a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-soon-shiong-company-nanthealth-moves-closer-to-ipo-20150629-story.html"> told the Los Angeles Times</a>.</p> </p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Financial/Revenue Cycle Management </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ipo-nanthealth-coming-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Analytics Clinical Financial/Revenue Cycle Management Meaningful Use Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:15:41 +0000 Erin McCann 94356 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Don't believe everything you hear about ICD-10 http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/dont-believe-everything-you-hear-about-icd-10 <p>Many healthcare organizations are focusing on being ready for the ICD-10 changeover on Oct. 1. Just as important is what will come after that.</p> <h4> Productivity losses</h4> <p>This is legend. The fear is that ICD-10 code set is so large and complex that medical coders aren&#39;t going to be able to keep up with their current coding output.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ICD-10 & Coding </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/dont-believe-everything-you-hear-about-icd-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Compliance & Legal Financial/Revenue Cycle Management ICD-10 & Coding Workflow Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:52:23 +0000 Carl Natale 94351 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com Healthcare adjusts to life as hacker target http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/healthcare-adjusts-life-hacker-target <p>During the Cold War, back when Richard &quot;Dickie&quot; George was a mathematician at the National Security Agency, security meant something different than it does today. The foes knew one another well. And if there was plenty of skulduggery to go around, at least there were some recognizable rules of engagement.</p> <p> &quot;Back when it was us and the Soviets, there was about one big espionage event every 10 years,&quot; he said, speaking at the <em>Healthcare IT News</em> Privacy &amp; Security Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-primary-topic"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Privacy & Security </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/healthcare-adjusts-life-hacker-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Only Data Warehousing Medical Devices Network Infrastructure Privacy & Security Workforce Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:23:23 +0000 Mike Miliard 94331 at http://www.healthcareitnews.com