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Bernie Monegain | May 26, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Artist Regina Holliday is the subject of a USA Today article on her artistic advocacy on behalf of patient rights. More
Bernie Monegain | May 26, 2015 | 10:32 AM | Electronic Health Records, Imaging, Analytics
Oncology focused health IT companies Varian Medical Systems and Flatiron Health have forged an alliance aimed at eradicating cancer sooner rather than later. More
Robert Wachter, MD | May 26, 2015 | 08:19 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
"Both Epic and athena are justifiably proud of their products and their people, and both defend their worldview with great passion and (particularly in athena's case) no shortage of hyperbole. Did I really need to choose sides?" More
Tom Sullivan | May 26, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Accountable Care, Analytics, Clinical
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But within those are some common characteristics that can be boiled down for further understanding. More
Anthony Vecchione | May 26, 2015 | 07:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Quality and Safety
Hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between EHRs and automated dispensing cabinets. Beyond eliminating redundancies during the medication ordering process, it helps reduce errors at the point-of-care. More
FLEMINGTON, NJ | Mike Miliard | May 22, 2015 | 11:18 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief medical information officer. A new engagement tool will help clinicians get better insight into patients as they move across care settings, he says. More
Erin McCann | May 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Quality and Safety
Steve Shirley, chief information officer at the 350-bed Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado, has been in information technology for some 35 years. And, as he sees it, mHealth is bringing some exciting things to his hospital, but there are also some... More
Bernie Monegain | May 22, 2015 | 09:26 AM | Policy and Legislation, Clinical
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $120 million to fund 34 clinical comparative effectiveness research studies on a range of conditions and patient populations. More
Bernie Monegain | May 22, 2015 | 08:19 AM | Policy and Legislation, Interoperability, Clinical
The House Energy and Commerce Committee gave the 21st Century Cures bill a unanimous sendoff Thursday, voting 51-0 to approve. But the proposed legislation faces big hurdles on the interoperability front. More
Erin McCann | May 21, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
It took a health insurance company almost a year to notify some 1.1 million of its members that their personal data had been swiped by hackers. What's more, the cyberattack wasn't even detected in-house. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | May 21, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Workforce
Chicago-based EHR company Allscripts will lay off 250 employees across the company, with 60 of the cuts to occur at its Raleigh, North Carolina facility, where it had plans to expand. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | May 21, 2015 | 10:08 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General, an independent government watchdog, has found the Coast Guard seriously lagging in its efforts to protect personal health information. More