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SAN ANTONIO | Neil Versel | October 31, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
As we head into Congress' lame-duck session after Tuesday's midterm election, the national policy agenda for healthcare CIOs will revolve around meaningful use, cybersecurity, ICD-10 and patient safety. At the CHIME 2014 Fall CIO Forum, Capitol Hill... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | October 31, 2014 | 10:38 AM | Privacy and Security, Workforce Management
New York City offers plenty of healthcare and technology jobs, but there's a gap between the work and the skills available, according to a new report from financial services firm JPMorgan Chase. More
Erin McCann | October 31, 2014 | 10:37 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
Mobile health wearables and sensors present myriad opportunities for improving patient care and increasing patient engagement. They also offer the chance to better manage chronically ill patients remotely. The only problem? It's not that these wearables... More
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA | Bernie Monegain | October 31, 2014 | 08:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Worries over the usability of electronic health records have escalated recently -- in tandem, it seems, with their broad adoption. Now comes research from Frost & Sullivan that confirms this, and suggests that EHR usability challenges are likely to get... More
Erin McCann | October 30, 2014 | 10:31 AM | Privacy and Security
California state officials this week released its second annual data breach report, and spoiler alert: the numbers for the healthcare industry aren't pretty. More
Bernie Monegain | October 30, 2014 | 09:22 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, RIS and PACS
Cleveland Clinic unveiled Wednesday its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015, and among them are some technology advances. More
Tom Sullivan | October 30, 2014 | 08:19 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Research by Accenture has found that nurses frequently use a wide range of communication technologies. Although these technologies can help collaboration and patient care, there are some downsides as well. More
Tom Sullivan | October 30, 2014 | 08:12 AM | Mobile/Wireless
While consumer-facing mobile apps garner much of the spotlight, mHealth devices, hardware and software are all starting to gain purchase within hospitals. To that end, this year's mHealth Summit has added two key symposia: The Healthcare IT News Privacy... More
Eric Wicklund | October 30, 2014 | 08:05 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Patient engagement is one of the more popular topics in the mHealth landscape these days, and with the mHealth Summit right around the corner (really, December isn't that distant), it's sure to work its way into many a conversation. More
SAN ANTONIO, TX | Mike Miliard | October 30, 2014 | 06:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Here are some quotes from anonymous hospital CIOs that may sound familiar: "Morale is really bad; folks are burned out." "ICD-10 will never happen, we'll just keep spending money on it." "Doing more with less can only go so far.... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | October 29, 2014 | 09:42 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce Management, Policy and Legislation
The American Medical Association launched what its leaders call a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other healthcare providers improve patient access to care. More
Tom Sullivan | October 29, 2014 | 05:56 AM | Data Warehousing, Enterprise Content Management, Cloud Computing
Add Google's product roster to the ranks of primarily consumer-centric tools making a play for enterprises. The search giant has effectively taken a page -- albeit a new and somewhat surprising one -- from Apple's playbook when it partnered with... More