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
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 28, 2014 | 11:08 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The National Institutes of Health has issued a final policy it hopes will promote genomic data sharing as a way to improve health while still protecting the privacy of research participants. More
ANDOVER, MA | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 15:23 PM
In a project that could be a boon for ALS patients, and potentially others with neurodegenerative conditions, Philips and Accenture have developed proof of concept software that enables users to control devices using brainwaves. More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 15:16 PM
Increasingly, it seems Capitol Hill may be starting to question the long-term mission of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 15:13 PM
The feds have been taking a bit of a drubbing lately, what with the paltry early returns for Stage 2 meaningful use attestations. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 14:40 PM
As the U.S. population grows, the physician workforce shrinks, and information technology fundamentally changes the way care is delivered, the Institute of Medicine says graduate medical education needs an overhaul. More
DANVILLE, PA | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 14:36 PM
It was announced earlier this summer that Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, will step down next June. More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 14:32 PM
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
ATLANTA | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 10:55 AM | Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
In a move meant to broaden its reach, improve security and help providers meet meaningful use, Georgia Health Information Network has upgraded its GeorgiaDirect messaging tool to offer access to the larger DirectTrust community. More
OREM, UT | Mike Miliard | August 26, 2014 | 11:05 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Ambulatory practices both large and small say they're thinking hard about replacing their EMR, according to a new KLAS report. Hospitals, too, are in for disruption. More
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA | Mike Miliard | August 22, 2014 | 10:13 AM | Quality and Safety, RTLS
The healthcare industry will be among the first to reap the benefits of emerging four-dimensional printing technology, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 20, 2014 | 11:06 AM | Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Comments from the Premier healthcare alliance this week are just the latest in a flood of opinions and wish lists inundating Capitol Hill, after two senators asked for input on interoperability and data sharing. More