LOS ANGELES | Bernie Monegain | February 19, 2015 | 10:42 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, RFID / RTLS
Two people who died at the UCLA's Ronald Regan Medical Center are among seven patients that UCLA has identified as infected by the deadly superbug CRE, the Los Angeles Times reports today. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | February 18, 2015 | 14:49 PM | Data Warehousing, Analytics, Clinical
With a $45.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College will collaborate on research aimed at improving tuberculosis treatments and stopping the deadly infection from... More
MT. LEBANON, PA | Bernie Monegain | February 18, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
St. Clair Hospital of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a 328-bed acute care facility, has been named a 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient. More
VERONA, WI | Bernie Monegain | February 18, 2015 | 10:18 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Electronic health record giant Epic Systems, often criticized for its closed architecture, will soon open an app store -- enabling outside developers to create programs that will work with its EHRs. More
Bernie Monegain | February 17, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Workforce, Analytics, Clinical
Physicians are at the top of Glassdoor's list of the 25 most lucrative jobs, with an average base salary of $212,270. Notably absent from the list? Positions for healthcare CIOs. More
WINSTON-SALEM, NC | Bernie Monegain | February 16, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Novant Health's electronic health record system is now connected to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the federal eHealth Exchange. More
LOS ANGELES | Bernie Monegain | February 16, 2015 | 10:11 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has committed $50 million to expand its Center for Personalized Medicine. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 13, 2015 | 11:03 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
With fewer than five months before the Department of Defense is due to make a decision on its massive $11 billion electronic health record modernization project, a new report from a heavyweight think tank urges it to opt for an open system. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 12, 2015 | 10:19 AM | Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records, Population Health
The Advisory Board Company, a research, technology and consulting firm, has acquired Clinovations, an 80-employee, health IT company located just half a mile away. More
Bernie Monegain | February 11, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Enterprise Content Management, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
With the launch of Evergreen, billed as a new approach to EHR implementation and maintenance, consulting giant Deloitte claims it can help reduce EHR operating costs by as much as 30 percent. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 11, 2015 | 10:07 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The U.S. lags other countries in adoption of ICD-10, and it should end the delay for adoption, speakers at a Capitol Hill briefing Feb. 10 told members of Congress. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 10, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Claims Processing, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding
For physicians in small practices, it turns out the cost of moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is much less than anticipated, according to a new study released today by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management. More