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Bernie Monegain | July 2, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Accountable Care
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 May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | July 2, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente's head of cyber risk defense says healthcare's escalating war against hackers requires a new, people-focused approach to defending patient data. And a sobering inside look at mobile device vulnerabilities helps make his point. More
Bernie Monegain | July 2, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
In a July 1 letter, to the Senate HELP Committee group working on improving EHRs, CHIME highlights correct patient identification as a critical need for ensuring patient safety. More
Mike Miliard | July 2, 2015 | 09:43 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding
As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, meaningful use to privacy and security -- that had Healthcare IT News readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and... More
Healthcare IT News | July 2, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Erin McCann | July 1, 2015 | 11:15 AM | Meaningful Use, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Analytics
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. More
Carl Natale | July 1, 2015 | 10:52 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Compliance & Legal
Arguably just as important as ICD-10 readiness come time for October is also focusing on what's to happen afterward. And not all of what you hear is necessarily true. Much of it is myth. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | July 1, 2015 | 09:23 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Once upon a time, security was simpler. Now it's a different world -- a more dangerous one, with omnipresent risks to patient data. That theme was driven home again and again at the Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum on Tuesday. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | July 1, 2015 | 09:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
The numbers should shake any provider still blissfully ignorant of privacy threats out of their complacency: Two-thirds of health organizations polled by HIMSS for its latest cybersecurity survey say they've recently experienced a "significant... More
Erin McCann | June 30, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Business Intelligence, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
As healthcare providers shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment models, they're hitting some serious roadblocks -- one of them being that the majority of them lack sophisticated IT tools and analysis to support these new models. More
Tom Sullivan | June 30, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
In the national discourse about interoperability, much of the focus is on enabling a doctor using one electronic health record to access patient information residing in a different hospital's EHR, even when another vendor built it. But is that really the... More
Anthony Vecchione | June 30, 2015 | 09:29 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, RFID/RTLS
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., announced recently that five million medications have been tracked using radio frequency identification technology. "It's cutting down on medication errors," says its CMIO. More