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WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | January 28, 2015 | 03:00 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has hired a new chief medical officer, who officials say will take the reins starting Feb. 23. More
Bernie Monegain | January 28, 2015 | 10:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
The uptake of healthcare information technology, especially EHRs, has been rapid, but how to measure the value? More
Erin McCann | January 28, 2015 | 09:41 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Real patient engagement is far more than patient portals and technology pushing. It's about changing behavior, both on the patient and provider end. That's not something all doctors do well. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Mike Miliard | January 27, 2015 | 12:14 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | January 27, 2015 | 11:32 AM | Quality and Safety
Patient engagement may be considered by many to be the "blockbuster drug of the 21st century," but convincing patients to take more responsibility for their own care is easier said that done -- but not impossible. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 27, 2015 | 11:20 AM | Meaningful Use, Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that offers healthcare consulting on IT, strategy and more, is poised to acquire Studer Group, which focuses on helping providers improve clinical and financial outcomes. More
John Andrews | January 26, 2015 | 03:27 PM | ICD-10
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say healthcare officials should treat Oct. 1, 2015, as the official set-in-stone kickoff date. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 03:09 PM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2015 | 02:56 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and enhance its existing Cerner electronic health record system. More
Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 02:28 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management
While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to vex many providers, it's "cultural" roadblocks that have prevented some organizations from fully embracing the promise of patient access. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is launching a pilot that gives patients unprecedented input to their electronic health records. More
Erin McCann | January 26, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Electronic health records don't just enable better care; they also make it a heck of a lot easier to catch employees who inappropriately view patients' protected health information. More