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BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | March 27, 2015 | 09:56 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The electronic health record system at Boston Children's Hospital crashed on Friday, March 20, and remained down until Wednesday March, 25, the Boston Globe reports. More
Steve Nilsen | March 27, 2015 | 08:45 AM | Workforce, Career Planning, Clinical
CMIOs are eager to increase strategic involvement in their organization's critical initiatives, and they are gaining ground. More
Bernie Monegain | March 27, 2015 | 08:23 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
At no other time in history has there been such a concentrated push for interoperability as there is today. But that doesn't mean the road to connected care will be an easy one. More
Gus Venditto | March 27, 2015 | 08:04 AM | Mobile, Workflow
Virtualization enables clinicians to see the same desktop from any device within a hospital's network and lets applications essentially follow those users around. More
Rick Cook | March 27, 2015 | 07:59 AM | Mobile, Cloud Computing
Software giant aims to help clinicians adjust to changing landscape with analytics, cloud and mobile software tools. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | March 26, 2015 | 10:17 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workflow
"Because I said so." If you've ever been a parent of a teenager, you've likely uttered (screamed) those four words on more than one occasion. Our columnist recently recognized some similarities with the meaningful use program. More
John Andrews | March 26, 2015 | 09:58 AM | Cloud Computing
In five short years, the cloud has evolved from a curious, unproven concept to almost a way of life in healthcare. Advancements in technology and more widespread acceptance from providers have made it an integral part of the IT landscape. More
Chris Nerney | March 26, 2015 | 08:04 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
How an HIE serving 2 million patients piloted a project to understand whether its data could help identify people in the area with undiagnosed hypertension. More
Frank Irving | March 26, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Clinical
Tools will soon be able to answer questions that doctors never might have never thought to ask, the association's president said. More
John Halamka | March 25, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
On March 20, CMS released its proposed Stage 3 rules and certification critieria for eligible hospitals and providers. This analysis by Micky Tripathi and John Halamka, MD, goes through the good, the bad and the ugly of it all. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | March 25, 2015 | 10:26 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
More than 98 percent of athenahealth's medical practice clients achieved Stage 2 meaningful use in 2014. That number surpasses the MU attestation rate -- so far -- for any other EHR vendor, company officials say. More
Mike Miliard | March 25, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Electronic Health Records
"The interviews really brought it to life; it was fun to do," says Robert Wachter, MD, of the 90 or so people, from across the healthcare industry and beyond, he spoke to for his probing and sometimes provocative new book, "The Digital Doctor.... More