Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 12:27 PM
It seems like we're finally just getting used to the idea of 3D printing -- that something that seemed so fantastical, so recently, is now a reality -- and getting more well established by the day, with its uses and beneficial ramifications for... More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 11:55 AM
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee in August, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 11:42 AM
Comments from the Premier healthcare alliance in late August were just the latest in a deluge of opinions and wish lists inundating Capitol Hill, after two senators asked for input on interoperability and data sharing. More
Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 11:39 AM
As the dust settles from the recent mammoth $1.3 billion merger, Siemens Health Services CEO John Glaser tells Healthcare IT News what led up to the Cerner deal, how his experience as a health system CIO could help smooth integration challenges and what to... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 11:37 AM
Working to advance standards for health information management and technology workforce curricula around the world, the American Health Information Management Association has founded the Global Health Workforce Council, which comprises 13 appointed members... More
GREAT NECK, NY | Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 11:08 AM | ICD-10, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
North Shore-LIJ Health System has launched HealthForce, a new business unit that will offer coding services to other healthcare organizations nationwide. More
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN | Mike Miliard | September 30, 2014 | 10:46 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Optum, the health IT division of UnitedHealth, will acquire MedSynergies -- which makes practice management, revenue cycle, physician referral management and other ambulatory-focused technology -- for an undisclosed sum. More
SAN DIEGO | Mike Miliard | September 29, 2014 | 22:15 PM | Data Warehousing, ICD-10, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Among the many new products being showcased at AHIMA in San Diego this week: analytics focused on revenue cycle enhancement, tools for computer-assisted physician documentation, and, of course, IT to help smooth the transition to ICD-10. More
Mike Miliard | September 29, 2014 | 14:45 PM
Upon announcing his company's seismic $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services this past summer, Cerner CEO Neal Patterson noted the deal was meant, in part, to help the electronic health record giant chart a course for the "post-... More
WOODSVILLE, NH | Mike Miliard | September 29, 2014 | 14:42 PM
When you picture the first handful of providers able to successfully attest to the rigors of Stage 2 meaningful use, a place like tiny Cottage Hospital might not be the first that leaps to mind. More
Mike Miliard | September 29, 2014 | 14:07 PM
Here's the good news: 77 percent of free-standing physician practices have an ambulatory electronic medical record system installed, and a robust 90 percent of hospital-owned providers are up and running with EMRs. More
Mike Miliard | September 29, 2014 | 10:58 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
The Health Information Trust Alliance has put out a word of warning about Shellshock, a system vulnerability it says could wreak much more damage than the infamous Heartbleed bug. More