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CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 17, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Claims Processing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Speaking at HIMSS15 on Thursday, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said providers will need to evolve in order to benefit from value-based reimbursement, and "will need technology to help them get... More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
Health IT giant Cerner is working with Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, Geisinger's commercial spinoff, to enable the use of emerging SMART on FHIR industry standards. More
ATLANTA | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 09:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
Kaiser Permanente will open a new health IT campus in midtown Atlanta. The move is expected to create 900 new IT jobs by 2019, bringing Kaiser Permanente's total presence in Georgia to more than 4,000 employees and physicians. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 16, 2015 | 12:41 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
In her keynote Thursday morning at HIMSS15, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, said it's now time to "focus beyond adoption" of health IT and create an interoperable, learning health system "upon the strong foundation we all have... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 15, 2015 | 08:03 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
At HIMSS15 on Wednesday, the 43rd president and early champion of health IT weighed in on world events, his family's political legacy and his firsthand experience with the fact that "America has got the best healthcare in the world." More
CHICAGO | Gus Venditto | April 15, 2015 | 04:17 PM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical, Decision Support
Breakthroughs in genetic research represent an exciting frontier for medicine. But in these early stages, the need for more clinical data is clear. More
CHICAGO | Michelle Ronan Noteboom | April 15, 2015 | 12:10 AM | Meaningful Use, Interoperability, Analytics
Our columnist has survived her first three days of HIMSS15. She offers some impressions about the show's hot topics (meaningful use, analytics), its after-hours social scene and the vast enormity of Chicago's McCormick Place. More
CHICAGO | Erin McCann | April 14, 2015 | 07:45 PM | Privacy & Security
Let's face it: Security has never really been the healthcare industry's strong suit. More
CHICAGO | Frank Irving | April 14, 2015 | 07:15 PM | Electronic Health Records, Imaging, Clinical
With all 32 teams live with an interoperable EHR and related systems, the National Football League is gaining ground in several areas related to player health and safety. More
CHICAGO | Tom Sullivan | April 14, 2015 | 07:12 PM | Meaningful Use, ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
The healthcare industry is now closer than it's ever been to an ICD-10 compliance deadline -- if only in calendar days. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 14, 2015 | 07:09 PM | Meaningful Use, Telehealth, Clinical
Jan Oldenburg has been working on patient engagement since the mid-'90s. Back then, there was an "ever-receding five-year plan" for when patients would finally have widespread access to their health records. We're finally just about there... More
Henry Powderly | April 14, 2015 | 07:05 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Patient Engagement
The news is good for developers of 'smart' healthcare devices: Consumers are willing to change their unhealthy habits. More