Erin McCann | November 2, 2015 | 03:15 AM | Workforce
Resources don't necessarily come all that freely for a rural health system like Phoebe Putney Health System, situated in southwest Georgia. More
Erin McCann | November 2, 2015 | 02:50 AM | Workforce
Mike Maksymow recalls one of his first team meetings after taking the reins as CIO at Beebe. More
Erin McCann | October 22, 2015 | 10:06 AM | Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Analytics
By tapping patient flow tools in its IT systems and implementing a Lean management approach, one healthcare system slashed its wait times for hospital beds, even as admissions increased nearly 30 percent, according to a new case study. More
Erin McCann | October 19, 2015 | 10:03 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Clinical
What's quite possibly the biggest market opportunity in the digital health arena? As a new Rock Health report suggests: it's consumer engagement. And it's going to bring big things to healthcare. More
Erin McCann | October 16, 2015 | 09:59 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs and HHS' Indian Health Services division have become the first federal agencies to earn DirectTrust accreditation, officials announced late this week. More
Erin McCann | October 14, 2015 | 10:05 AM | Privacy & Security, Workforce, Compliance & Legal
When it comes to identity access management, most hospitals and healthcare providers are doing it all wrong. Or so says a new report that finds generally lax rules around who can access patient data and how. More
Erin McCann | October 14, 2015 | 07:00 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Workforce
After Henry Ford reported three HIPAA breaches back in 2010 and 2011, involving theft or loss of unencrypted devices or computers, it realized something big had to happen. More
Erin McCann | October 14, 2015 | 07:00 AM | Privacy & Security, Workforce
'You can have the most stellar security team, and if they're in that dark room behind locked doors, never really seen and never interacted with people, that's a problem.' More
Erin McCann | October 13, 2015 | 09:56 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
Mining patients' social media data could provide enormous insight into overall health outcomes, according to a new study conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers. More
Erin McCann | October 12, 2015 | 09:55 AM | Data Warehousing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
In one of the largest technology mergers in history, Dell announced Monday that it has inked a deal to acquire cloud computing and big data company EMC Corporation. More
Erin McCann | October 8, 2015 | 09:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
In case you forgot, allow a new OIG alert to remind you: Healthcare providers and EHR vendors who engage in information blocking might get in serious trouble with federal anti-kickback laws. More
Erin McCann | October 6, 2015 | 16:18 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
It's final. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and ONC have released final rules for the EHR Incentive Programs, which they say will ease reporting requirements for providers and also allow for 90-day reporting periods. They also announced... More