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
Erin McCann | January 22, 2015 | 16:11 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Just three weeks into 2015, and there have already been some pretty big happenings in health IT. Angry docs! Unsatisfied patients! Emerging new C-suite roles! We look back at the week that was. More
MIAMI | Erin McCann | January 21, 2015 | 10:16 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
For Miami Children's Hospital, patient engagement is far more than a Stage 2 meaningful use hurdle -- it's seen as an opportunity for organization-wide change that will impact clinical care and the bottom line. More
Erin McCann | January 20, 2015 | 11:05 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
More and more patients are clamoring for their docs to go digital, but too many physicians are still dragging their feet. More
Erin McCann | January 19, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Privacy and Security
Healthcare organizations not only must heed federal data security laws; they also have state laws to keep in mind. A growing trend has states making these regulations tougher than ever. More
Erin McCann | January 15, 2015 | 11:03 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Despite new data suggesting that only "low quality" and insufficient evidence exists for the costs savings and improved outcomes case for health information exchanges, new analysis focused on HIEs' relationship to repeat imaging may turn that... More
CLEVELAND | Erin McCann | January 14, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Cleveland Clinic will join forces with five other Ohio-based health systems to form the Midwest Health Collaborative, which covers 40 hospitals and hundreds of ambulatory sites across the state and will focus on supply chain and costs initiatives, including... More
Erin McCann | January 13, 2015 | 09:57 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
It's no secret that Americans pay a pretty penny for their healthcare. As providers face pressure to reduce costs on the front end -- for their patients -- they're also seeing the impact on their bottom lines. For hospitals and health systems, 2015... More
Erin McCann | January 12, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
To all the skeptics who thought Google Glass wouldn't make it in the healthcare world: Think again. Venture capital investors have suggested they believe otherwise, after handing over another $16 million to a San Francisco-based healthcare startup... More
Erin McCann | January 9, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Telehealth
Licensed providers in one Mid-Atlantic state will now be able to reimburse for telemedicine services from private insurers, joining 21 other states that have made the move thus far. More
Erin McCann | January 8, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
If you take away one thing from the healthcare industry's milestones of 2014, let it be this: Digital health is where the money's at. This according to a report put out by health startup accelerator Rock Health, finding the sector crushed records... More
Erin McCann | January 7, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Mobile/Wireless
For the millions of women trying to conceive at any given time, a new technology that detects fertility levels via a wireless sensor may prove to be a big game changer. Called BLOOM, it's just been named the winner of the mHealth Summit 2014 Venture+... More