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Mike Miliard | September 19, 2014 | 11:14 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless
The newest iPhone operating system was released yesterday, but the hotly anticipated HealthKit technology wasn't part of it. Nonetheless, even tight-lipped Epic has begun to offer details about what the platform will look like when the kinks are finally... More
Eric Wicklund | September 18, 2014 | 10:22 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
App developers, who say they are being left out of important mHealth privacy and security conversations, are calling on the federal government to give them a little more transparency around the issues. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | September 18, 2014 | 07:46 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
HIMSS delegates from states across the country are heading up to Capitol Hill Thursday with three "asks" for health IT. They've discussed in several private committee meetings how they would approach the lawmakers or -- in several cases -- the... More
BOSTON | Jessica Sabbah | September 17, 2014 | 02:33 PM | Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
The Healthcare IT News/HIMSS Media Privacy & Security Forum in Boston featured 47 speakers who shared info and strategized over how to combat cybercrime and other pressing challenges to patient data. Here are four takeaways from the event. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | September 17, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Electronic Health Records, ICD-10, Workforce Management
Fewer than 25 percent of physicians say electronic health records have made them more efficient, and not even 33 percent of them say EHRs have improved care quality, according to a new survey. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 17, 2014 | 10:51 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Just one day after a chorus of industry groups implored HHS to reconsider its burdensome Stage 2 attestation requirements, a new bi-partisan bill seeks to offer providers meaningful relief. More
David Weldon | September 17, 2014 | 10:04 AM | Business Intelligence, Workforce Management, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
As the Affordable Care Act shifts the reimbursement landscape, hospitals are adjusting their recruiting practices -- turning and eye toward outpatient services and seeking skilled data analysts. More
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | September 17, 2014 | 08:22 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
Texas Health is hardly the only hospital or health network that struggles to convince the CEO, CFO or other board members just how critical funding security initiatives and technologies really is, but it did use a unique approach to get their attention. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | September 17, 2014 | 07:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The American Medical Association, which represents more than 200,000 members, says it's time to fix poorly designed EHRs so doctors can use them more effectively and better serve their patients. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 16, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
In a pointed letter sent to HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on Monday, a who's-who of industry stakeholders complained of "immediate concerns" about their members' ability to continue meaningful use participation. More
HARRISBURG, IL | Bernie Monegain | September 16, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
You might say the CIO and IT team at Harrisburg Medical Center are hands on. When it came to tackling the toughest piece of meaningful use Stage 2, they added a staff member to connect with patients at home. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | September 16, 2014 | 10:13 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
This HIMSS infographic reflects changing attitudes about health IT over the 25 years that HIMSS has conducted its leadership surveys. More