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Erin McCann | October 8, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
In case you forgot, allow a new OIG alert to remind you: Healthcare providers and EHR vendors who engage in information blocking might get in serious trouble with federal anti-kickback laws. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | October 8, 2015 | 10:37 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Imagine the state of healthcare and healthcare information technology in five years. What will it look like? Will healthcare provide more -- or less -- value? Will care be better coordinated? Will patients be more engaged? What about interoperability? More
Eric Wicklund | October 8, 2015 | 08:06 AM | Mobile, Patient Engagement
The University of California-San Francisco is using tools, such as Windows tablets with Oneview software, to bridge communication gaps and empower patients as full partners in their care. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | October 8, 2015 | 07:47 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Compliance & Legal
Chip Kahn III, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, is not shy about giving his opinion. After all, he's been steeped in healthcare policy at the national level throughout his career. More
Healthcare IT News | October 8, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Linda Girgis, MD | October 7, 2015 | 05:55 PM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Clinical
One doctor's first week of coding under the new classification system has been frustrating, to say the least. She shares her experience and looks at new fears on the immediate horizon. More
Darin Brannan | October 7, 2015 | 03:17 PM | Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Network Infrastructure
Periods of change are when organizations are most vulnerable to security breaches -- especially healthcare entities and the technology vendors that serve them. More
Bernie Monegain | October 7, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Analytics
University of Missouri Health Care is one of the latest two health systems to receive the global HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that are improving patient outcomes. More
David Weldon | October 7, 2015 | 10:34 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce, Compliance & Legal
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around. More
Diana Manos | October 7, 2015 | 10:30 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Telehealth
Policy leaders and military officials will be honored with NHITWeek awards at a ceremony Monday night. Here's a look at those awardees. More
Mike Miliard | October 7, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
In a "bonanza day" for health IT policy, CMS and ONC dropped final meaningful use rules, EHR certification criteria and a final interoperability roadmap on October 6. As they settled in to read hundreds of pages of regulations, industry leaders... More
Erin McCann | October 6, 2015 | 05:18 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
It's final. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and ONC have released final rules for the EHR Incentive Programs, which they say will ease reporting requirements for providers and also allow for 90-day reporting periods. They also announced... More