Halamka’s HIMSS16 presentation will look at the healthcare landscape pre-and post-meaningful use regulations and probe innovation's role in transforming the sector
By Diana Manos 08:33 pm February 04, 2016
By John Halamka’s standards, healthcare IT is pretty average. In fact, he’d only give the sector a B-minus.
By Jessica Davis 08:16 pm February 04, 2016
Many providers are at a crossroads right now: Either join an accountable care organization or be placed into Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Set to begin in 2017, MIPS uses value-based modifiers to rank providers by quality and is expected to fold together with meaningful use, essentially merging the current pay-for-p
Chuck Kesler, chief information security officer at Duke Health.
By Bernie Monegain 07:04 pm February 04, 2016
Chuck Kesler, chief information security officer at Duke Health, and Mac McMillan, CEO and cofounder of healthcare IT security consulting firm CynergisTek, share similar philosophies on healthcare data security.
Among some of the benefits at Epic: "Panda Fridays," improv classes, ski slope passes and a $30-a-month book allowance.
By Bernie Monegain 03:30 pm February 04, 2016
Electronic health record giant Epic Systems has cracked Glassdoor's list of top 20 companies that provide their employees unique benefits and perks. Epic joined other well-known businesses in the field of healthcare IT as well as business titans such as Netflix, Facebook, Google and Disney.
VisualDX uses 'sympticons,' pictured here, to make it easy for practitioners to understand the key differences between each disease.
By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm February 04, 2016
VisualDx will debut a new version of its clinical decision support system at HIMSS16. The company is growing its image- and graphics-oriented software from supporting skin, eye and oral care decision-making to include more chief medical complaints.
The Baylor College of Medicine
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:04 pm February 04, 2016
The Baylor College of Medicine revenue cycle department has come back from dire situation that saw the division hemorrhaging staff over what CTO Alex Izaguirre called a lack of vision for department.
By Bill Siwicki 02:40 pm February 04, 2016
Advanced degrees and credentials literally pay off for health IT professionals.
By Greg Goth 02:17 pm February 04, 2016
As if healthcare executives don't have enough worries about implementing electronic health records, yet another issue is starting to ramp up.
person holding tablet with shadows coming out
By Lenovo 08:00 am February 04, 2016
(SPONSORED) Mobile devices are an important part of the modern health landscape, but the industry needs to go further than that.
By Bernie Monegain 06:44 pm February 03, 2016
Privia Health will expand its work with athenahealth to ratchet up its focus on population health, the accountable care organization announced on Wednesday.

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