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Tom Sullivan | August 3, 2015 | 10:57 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
While the outlook among hospitals, payers and IT vendors has improved, one industry segment remains unprepared. Officials said that is cause for concern. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 3, 2015 | 09:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The National Institutes of Health clinics has achieved Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which puts the organization in an elite category of EHR users. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | August 3, 2015 | 08:57 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
Global pharmaceutical company Allergan is expanding its collaboration with ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare to include women's health, starting with work on intrauterine devices. More
Jack McCarthy | August 3, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Policy and Legislation, Analytics, Clinical
To be maximally effective, policymakers are going to have to modernize the regulatory system so it can support big data analytics for genomic research. More
Healthcare IT News | August 3, 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
Anthony Vecchione | August 3, 2015 | 05:07 AM | Enterprise Content Management, Pharmacy, Network Infrastructure
Health system pharmacy managers and contracting & purchasing executives got a reprieve when the Food & Drug Administration moved the deadline for compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act to Nov. 1, 2015. More
Erin McCann | August 3, 2015 | 04:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Critical technologies -- including the electronic health record platform -- at a health network in Missouri went black this past week, and stayed down for 20 hours. More
Bernie Monegain | July 31, 2015 | 10:49 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
The New Jersey Innovation Institute has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to help the Department of Health ensure the sharing of quality data through its New Jersey Health Information... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | July 31, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
New legislation introduced Thursday by Republican North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers provides relief from the government's meaningful use requirements -- and puts Stage 3 on hold indefinitely. More
CHICAGO | John Andrews | July 31, 2015 | 09:51 AM | Business Intelligence, Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding
The WEDI Summer Forum on ICD-10 held in Chicago earlier this week could be accurately referred to as "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ICD-10 (But Were Afraid to Ask)." More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | July 31, 2015 | 09:21 AM | Electronic Health Records
Many health system CIOs say they weren't expecting the Cerner/Leidos team to win the coveted contract to overhaul the Department of Defense's electronic health record system. "I really thought it was going to Epic," was one typical... More
Mike Miliard | July 30, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Fair or not, Cerner's reputation in recent years has been one of increasing embrace of openness -- at least more open than Epic, with its perceived "garden-walled" ethos. That stated commitment to data liquidity probably served it well with DoD... More