03:55 pm February 09, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed new rules on patient record disclosures to ensure substance use disorder patients can participate in new integrated healthcare models without risk of having their records shared inappropriately.
03:01 pm February 09, 2016
The American Hospital Association has sent a list of demands the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services before the federal agency creates new rules surrounding electronic quality reporting measures. CMS earlier this month extended the public comment period for eCQM from Feb. 1 to Feb. 16, 2016.
02:36 pm February 09, 2016
Physicians need to have and share analytical information to deliver quality care that drives down costs. But too often valuable findings aren’t making it to the right people, according to Deloitte’s Dorrie Guest.
02:05 pm February 09, 2016
Canadian and U.S. researchers formed a collaborative to explore social media in public health, with plans to generate a practice roadmap. The endpoint: enabling public health entities to harness social media to better help deliver effective intervention strategies.
01:29 pm February 09, 2016
Wen Dombrowki, MD, has been in the field of clinical informatics since the 1990’s. Back then, her work involved building diabetes databases for community health centers.
08:00 am February 09, 2016
(SPONSORED) As the outcomes of healthcare reform become clear, it is equally clear that healthcare executives need to objectively analyze internal systems and processes, such as information technology and care delivery, to determine how they will effectively adapt to a new reality.
08:48 pm February 08, 2016
As the industry moves toward data-driven medicine clinicians are going to need more decision support tools than in the past.
08:07 pm February 08, 2016
Agile development, once the domain of software developers, is being put to work at Intermountain Healthcare, as CIO Marc Probst and his team are rapidly building programs throughout clinical settings.
07:09 pm February 08, 2016
The vast majority Americans say they would welcome using technology and mobile devices to monitor their health, according to a recent study by the Society for Participatory Medicine, a nonprofit membership organization focused on patient engagement.
04:16 pm February 08, 2016
Two employees of Jackson Memorial Hospital have been fired for accessing and leaking the medical records of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the football star lost part of his hand in a July 4, 2015 fireworks accident.