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WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | September 23, 2014 | 11:04 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The HHS Office of the Inspector General found one "critical vulnerability" in the security of information on, according to a report it released Tuesday. More
NASHVILLE, TN | Mike Miliard | September 23, 2014 | 10:42 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Hospital Corporation of America will acquire PatientKeeper, which makes software that enables physicians to have a unified view of disparate patient data, for an undisclosed sum. More
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | September 23, 2014 | 10:15 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
"Just by having an app on your device, (a cybercriminal) can determine your call history, take your contact list info, if they choose to." That's how vulnerable smartphones, tablets and their mobile ilk actually are, Jim Routh said, and it... More
WASHINGTON | Erin McCann | September 23, 2014 | 08:42 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
National Health IT Week kicked off in Washington, D.C., last week mobilizing throngs of industry health IT leaders, who brought their concerns and recommendations to Capitol Hill. Among their requests? Interoperability standards and Stage 2 reporting... More
Mike Miliard | September 22, 2014 | 11:03 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless
Epic won't be the only electronic health record company to leverage Apple's HealthKit technology: Cerner and athenahealth are the latest EHR vendors to say they'll develop apps that interface with the platform. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | September 22, 2014 | 11:01 AM | Meaningful Use, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
The exodus from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT continued on Monday when it announced that Doug Fridsma, MD, is stepping down from his post as chief scientist. More
Government Health IT Staff | September 22, 2014 | 10:01 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
Millions of dollars in Medicare payments to providers may be at risk after a technical glitch in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services meaningful use program's reporting system was discovered recently. More
John Loonsk | September 22, 2014 | 07:19 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
It is a simple question: "Why doesn't electronic health information flow after the nation spent $26 billion on electronic health records?" Suggesting a 10-year timeframe or arguing that there is progress if you look hard enough just doesn'... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | September 19, 2014 | 11:16 AM | Workforce Management
Health IT continues to be one of the fastest-growing careers in the country. This infographic from outlines the findings from their 2014 salary survey. More
Bernie Monegain | September 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | Workforce Management
A new survey from online jobs search firm reveals that work in health IT results in above-average salaries for many positions in the field, depending on experience, location and gender. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | September 19, 2014 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
The data in electronic health records may be structured, but the usage patterns of the doctors who interact with them is anything but, according to research from Weill Cornell Medical College. More
Erin McCann | September 19, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
EHR giant Cerner is now one step closer to completing its pending acquisition of Siemens Health Services, after the Federal Trade Commission gave the go-ahead to an early termination of the deal's waiting period under antitrust laws. More