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
Mike Miliard | September 18, 2014 | 11:14 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless
The newest iPhone operating system was released yesterday, but the hotly anticipated HealthKit technology wasn't part of it. Nonetheless, even tight-lipped Epic has begun to offer details about what the platform will look like when the kinks are finally... More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | September 17, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Electronic Health Records, ICD-10, Workforce Management
Fewer than 25 percent of physicians say electronic health records have made them more efficient, and not even 33 percent of them say EHRs have improved care quality, according to a new survey. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 17, 2014 | 10:51 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Just one day after a chorus of industry groups implored HHS to reconsider its burdensome Stage 2 attestation requirements, a new bi-partisan bill seeks to offer providers meaningful relief. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 16, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
In a pointed letter sent to HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on Monday, a who's-who of industry stakeholders complained of "immediate concerns" about their members' ability to continue meaningful use participation. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 15, 2014 | 10:53 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has appointed Lana Moriarty to be the new head of its Consumer eHealth division. More
CAMBRIDGE, MA | Mike Miliard | September 10, 2014 | 10:17 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
Optum Labs, which was launched by UnitedHealth and the Mayo Clinic to mine deidentified patient data for innovative healthcare research, has four new members. More
SEATTLE | Mike Miliard | September 9, 2014 | 10:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
Seattle Children's has received a $5.56 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to pilot a program deploying innovative care management strategies for disabled patients. More
ROCHESTER, MN | Mike Miliard | September 8, 2014 | 10:59 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
In their latest collaboration, Mayo Clinic will enlist IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to help match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials. More
Mike Miliard | September 4, 2014 | 10:57 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
In part two of his Healthcare IT News Q&A, Micky Tripathi lays out the ways interoperability can finally be brought to fruition in the U.S. over the coming decade. Hint: the federal government and the private sector each have big jobs to do. More
Mike Miliard | September 3, 2014 | 11:05 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Micky Tripathi talks about the JASON Task Force, the market pressures pushing for data sharing and the way forward for health information exchange. More
Mike Miliard | September 2, 2014 | 10:24 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Our monthly "Benchmarks" report finds encouraging news on many healthcare privacy fronts. But some recent high-profile breaches show that security threats are getting harder to defend against each day. That means constant vigilance is a must. More