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Bernie Monegain | March 2, 2015 | 11:37 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical
As the news and commentary on hospital-acquired infection swirls following recent superbug fatalities at two academic medical centers, CareFusion is calling attention to its recent success in infection control technology. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | March 2, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
After a perplexing visit to the emergency department, one patient takes a critical look at the ways electronic health record design can lead to workflow processes that just don't make sense. More
Bernie Monegain | March 2, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
NantHealth and Allscripts, two companies focused on interoperability, will collaborate on the development and delivery of precision medicine at the point of care, the two companies announced today. More
Scott Tharler | March 2, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Electronic Health Records
The workflow superhero reveals his origin story, techy side projects and vision for health IT's future. More
John Andrews | March 2, 2015 | 07:58 AM | Cloud Computing
Healthcare organizations considering a cloud or hybrid cloud for data storage are getting new options -- including one with a household name stamped all over it. More
WICHITA, KS | Gus Venditto | February 27, 2015 | 02:55 PM | Accountable Care, Clinical, Decision Support
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not. More
Bernie Monegain | February 27, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Faced with the imperative of sharing patient information when patients moved from the hospital to a nursing home, the technology leaders at Hackensack University Medical Center had to find a way to get it done. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | February 27, 2015 | 10:33 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
"CMS is ready for ICD-10," said outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this week, pointing to 660 providers and billing companies that submitted some 15,000 test claims. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | February 27, 2015 | 09:31 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Population Health
The Q4 and full year financial results Allscripts announced on Thursday showed bookings were down compared with the same quarter a year ago. However, over all of 2014, bookings totaled $923 million, a 2 percent increase over 2013. More
Frank Irving | February 27, 2015 | 07:59 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Mobile, Clinical
Precyse plans to launch a new workflow platform encompassing natural language processing and geared toward clinical documentation improvement, case management and computer-assisted coding. More
Anthony Vecchione | February 27, 2015 | 07:51 AM | CPOE
Since computerized physician order entry was introduced as a vital part of their technology armamentarium, physicians have argued that, in order for CPOE to be effective, support and guidance are essential. More
Erin McCann | February 26, 2015 | 11:20 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
Howard Wolpert, MD, has spent much of his life researching technology innovations for diabetes management. He's convinced better tools would help improve the odds in the fight against this deadly disease. More