By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm February 10, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has deployed its Patient Placement Operations Center, designed to support the hospital's existing patient teletracking systems.
HIMMS CEO H. Steve Lieber.
By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 10, 2016
HIMSS is pushing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to keep its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity voluntary.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 10, 2016
Cerner has launched its new Cerner Open Developer Experience -- known as "code_" -- in a bid to spur wider collaboration with third-party and client developers for SMART on FHIR applications.
By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm February 10, 2016
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Tuesday passed the bipartisan Improving Health Information Technology Act with a vote of 22-0. 
Obama's 2017 budget also included several funding increases to support programs tied to shifting healthcare to value-based payment models.
By Henry Powderly 02:15 pm February 10, 2016
Republicans, blasting the proposal as overzealous when it comes to spending, have already shot down the 2017 budget.
security breach on a laptop
By Verizon 08:00 am February 10, 2016
(SPONSORED) For today's organization, managing risks to critical information has become a business priority, not just an IT responsibility. We all know cyberattacks damage reputations, destroy customer trust, and affect revenues.
By Bill Siwicki 08:05 pm February 09, 2016
Health IT giant Cerner Corp. has scored a $50.7 million data hosting contract from U.S. Department of Defense as part of its Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization, according to official documents.
By Greg Goth 07:18 pm February 09, 2016
Consolidation, increased regulation and shortages of critical medications are just a few issues that have health system pharmacy managers scrambling.
By Mike Moran 04:04 pm February 09, 2016
Only a few days remain to submit speaker and session proposals for the Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Pop Health Forum 2016, which will be held in Boston May 19-20.
The revisions on the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records would also facilitate health information exchange and to address legitimate privacy concerns of patients seeking treatment for substance use, HHS said.
By Jessica Davis 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.

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