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Erin McCann | May 27, 2015 | 11:02 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
A two-hospital health system in Indiana is notifying its patients that their protected health information and Social Security numbers have been compromised following a phishing attack. What's more, cyberattackers were able to swipe data unchecked for... More
Bernie Monegain | May 27, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
In what the government describes as the largest research grant ever from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today awards of $112 million to improve heart health across the country. More
Erin McCann | May 27, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
Two members of Congress are proposing a bill that would eliminate even more barriers for veterans receiving telemedicine care. More
Tom Sullivan | May 27, 2015 | 09:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Could chronic care management be the new meaningful use? Some entrepreneurs see even greater financial incentives on the immediate horizon. More
Bernie Monegain | May 26, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Artist Regina Holliday is the subject of a USA Today article on her artistic advocacy on behalf of patient rights. More
Bernie Monegain | May 26, 2015 | 10:32 AM | Electronic Health Records, Imaging, Analytics
Oncology focused health IT companies Varian Medical Systems and Flatiron Health have forged an alliance aimed at eradicating cancer sooner rather than later. More
Robert Wachter, MD | May 26, 2015 | 08:19 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
"Both Epic and athena are justifiably proud of their products and their people, and both defend their worldview with great passion and (particularly in athena's case) no shortage of hyperbole. Did I really need to choose sides?" More
Tom Sullivan | May 26, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Accountable Care, Analytics, Clinical
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But within those are some common characteristics that can be boiled down for further understanding. More
Anthony Vecchione | May 26, 2015 | 07:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Quality and Safety
Hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between EHRs and automated dispensing cabinets. Beyond eliminating redundancies during the medication ordering process, it helps reduce errors at the point-of-care. More
FLEMINGTON, NJ | Mike Miliard | May 22, 2015 | 11:18 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief medical information officer. A new engagement tool will help clinicians get better insight into patients as they move across care settings, he says. More
Erin McCann | May 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Quality and Safety
Steve Shirley, chief information officer at the 350-bed Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado, has been in information technology for some 35 years. And, as he sees it, mHealth is bringing some exciting things to his hospital, but there are also some... More
Bernie Monegain | May 22, 2015 | 09:26 AM | Policy and Legislation, Clinical
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $120 million to fund 34 clinical comparative effectiveness research studies on a range of conditions and patient populations. More