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Mike Miliard | November 23, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act. More
Healthcare IT News | November 23, 2015 | 05:10 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
Jessica Davis | November 20, 2015 | 09:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Network Infrastructure
Recent security breaches, especially in healthcare, have put the spotlight on major companies to be diligent on revamping systems to prevent data theft. But systems aren't designed to be user-friendly and are too complicated for many healthcare... More
Jack McCarthy | November 20, 2015 | 09:28 AM | Privacy & Security
The view that cybersecurity is purely a technical, engineering challenge is a shortsighted one, and that is repeatedly proven by breaches that confound CIOs who thought their healthcare organization was safe from hackers. More
Mike Miliard | November 20, 2015 | 08:54 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
The new MyCareLink Smart Monitor from Medtronic, just approved by the FDA, enables patients with implantable pacemakers to use their smartphones to transmit secure data from their pacemakers to their physicians. More
Jessica Davis | November 20, 2015 | 05:44 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Analytics
Technology has the "ability to change the marketplace" and the market is set to expand even further over the next two years. Companies are recognizing the shift to consumer-based care and moving toward a more integrated approach. More
Mike Miliard | November 19, 2015 | 09:16 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
CHIME this week implored CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to address the overreaches of meaningful use, arguing that "the current regulatory framework could stymie efforts to move to value-based reimbursement." More
SAN MATEO, CA | Jessica Davis | November 19, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
Apixio announced today the release of its new cognitive computing platform, Iris, which it says will bring advanced data insights to healthcare by extracting and analyzing medical data previously trapped in electronic health records. More
Mike Miliard | November 19, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Since the first Internet worm in 1988, Randy Trzeciak, technical director of the CERT Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, has been on the front lines of cybersecurity. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | November 19, 2015 | 10:31 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety
A recent report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General points out five ways its Office of Civil Rights could better prevent breaches of patient health information. More
Healthcare IT News | November 19, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
HIMSS and Healthcare Finance News are accepting topic and speaker proposals for the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit, February 29 in Las Vegas at HIMSS16 Annual Conference. More
Mike Miliard | November 18, 2015 | 10:17 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
As many hospitals pivot toward more advanced technologies to enable care coordination and population health management, a study in Health Affairs suggests that basic EHR adoption is not quite as widespread as some may assume. More