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Mike Miliard | November 25, 2015 | 03:43 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Hospital IT departments have a lot on their plates these days. So for the staffs of the 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments to still love their jobs so much, to feel so strongly about the value of what they do, says a lot. More
Mike Miliard | November 25, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Imaging
As imaging and IT professionals look past Thanksgiving and toward RSNA, a new report spotlights emerging strategies for radiology technology: vendor neutral archives, clinical decision support, secure image exchange and more. More
Jessica Davis | November 25, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
The rise of cybercrime is increasing the risk of healthcare institutions seeing a drop in their credit ratings. While cyberattacks don't drive ratings, they're seen as risks in that the "timing and consequences of a successful attack are... More
Mike Miliard | November 25, 2015 | 10:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Hospital, an electronic health records pioneer for nearly five decades, has completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare. More
John Andrews | November 25, 2015 | 09:01 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
As healthcare shifts from being reactive to proactive, information technology is taking that move a step further through intuitive apps and programs that anticipate patient problems before they happen. More
Jessica Davis | November 24, 2015 | 11:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons. More
Mike Miliard | November 24, 2015 | 11:11 AM | Business Intelligence, Imaging, Cloud Computing
As more than 50,000 medical professional prepare to head to Chicago for RSNA next week, Dell has unveiled new imaging and analytics tools built on partnerships with two other technology firms. More
Jonah Comstock | November 24, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration"... More
Jack McCarthy | November 24, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
EHR implementation is on the rise in other countries and the market appears somewhat different than it does here in the United States. More
Jessica Davis | November 24, 2015 | 09:29 AM | Mobile, Workforce, Telehealth
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the expansion of the USDA Rural Development's Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program with $23.4 million in additional funding for 75 new projects in 31 states. More
Mike Miliard | November 23, 2015 | 11:27 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Greenway Health announced that it's embedding CommonWell functionality into its Prime Suite platform, enabling customers to more easily exchange clinical data with other participants in the CommonWell Health Alliance. More
WILLIAMSPORT, PA | Jessica Davis | November 23, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Susquehanna Health System is one of the latest big providers to notch some big gains by linking EHRs and analytics across its campuses. The organization's leaders share some insights on how they're putting data to work. More