PHOENIX | Mike Miliard | July 18, 2014 | 10:35 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), RIS and PACS, Cloud Computing
Investors such as Mayo Clinic, Rush University Medical Center and more are backing DICOM Grid, which develops a cloud-based platform for medical image management. More
DANVILLE, PA | Mike Miliard | July 17, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Geisinger Health System announced a new initiative this week that will offer patients access to advanced cancer treatment protocols and clinical trials. By partnering with Hamburg, Germany-based Indivumed, the health system has set its sights on the "... More
AUSTIN, TX | Mike Miliard | July 16, 2014 | 11:02 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile/Wireless, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Venture capital funding for health information technology surpassed $1 billion for the first time in Q2 2014 -- far surpassed, in fact, with $1.8 billion raised in 161 deals, more than doubling the $861 million raised in the previous quarter. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | July 15, 2014 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, ePrescribing, Policy and Legislation
The prevalence of prescribing via electronic health record has skyrocketed over the past decade. Almost unheard of in 2006, nowadays more than 70 percent of physicians e-prescribe, according to new data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health... More
NORTHFIELD, IL | Mike Miliard | July 11, 2014 | 10:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
The College of American Pathologists, along with the Association of Pathology Chairs and the Association for Pathology Informatics, has launched a new graduate medical education curriculum for clinical informatics. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | July 10, 2014 | 11:09 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Brigham and Women's Hospital is working on a half-dozen projects aimed at lowering healthcare costs through the use of big data. More
Mike Miliard, Erin McCann | July 9, 2014 | 14:40 PM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure
This year's class of 'Most Wired' hospitals are diving "deeper into data analytics and population health management," according to Hospitals & Health Networks. Here are the 375 hospitals who made the cut. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | July 9, 2014 | 11:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
On paper, it sounds easy. Eligible hospitals that refer patients to another care setting must electronically transmit "a summary of care record for more than 10 percent of such transitions and referrals." One hospital's experience shows it... More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | July 8, 2014 | 10:04 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The EHR Innovations for Improving Hypertension Challenge, launched this week by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, plans to help prevent a million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. More
Mike Miliard | July 7, 2014 | 11:04 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The latest revelations from Edward Snowden's document leaks show that not much is beyond the grasp of the National Security Agency -- not even electronic medical records. More
Mike Miliard | July 7, 2014 | 09:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Workforce Management, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
The challenge of finding, hiring and keeping qualified and experienced staff members remains one of the biggest barriers to CIOs and other health IT professionals achieving their project goals. More
WALTHAM, MA | Mike Miliard | July 3, 2014 | 11:04 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing
Much has been made of the exploding volume of patient data, and the challenges and opportunities that poses for healthcare. But a new analysis finds that it's actually the variety of those data types that's truly giving researchers headaches. More