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Mike Miliard | November 30, 2015 | 11:36 AM | Electronic Health Records, Imaging, Accountable Care
At RSNA in Chicago today, Nuance announced it's joined forces with the The National Decision Support Company, unveiling new tools that combine clinical decision support, radiology reporting and image sharing technology. More
Jessica Davis | November 30, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
Innovations in healthcare face challenges without a continuous assessment of growing health IT needs. Furthermore, interoperability is crucial to the effectiveness of IT systems as they move from volume-based to value-based care, a new report from the... More
Mike Miliard | November 30, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation, Compliance & Legal
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center has settled with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights for potential HIPAA violations related to lax security policies around workstations and medical devices. More
Bernie Monegain | November 30, 2015 | 10:17 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Healthcare and government have overtaken the retail industry, with the dubious distinction of being the "major sectors under siege" from hacks and cyberattacks, a new report shows. More
Tom Sullivan | November 30, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
It sounds almost shadowy and top-secret: An innovation wing in Louisiana is home to cutting-edge work undertaken by Apple, Epic and a tech-savvy provider. That would be Ochsner Health System. More
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