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University of Missouri Health Care
By Bernie Monegain 10:59 am October 07, 2015
University of Missouri Health Care is one of the latest two health systems to receive the global HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that are improving patient outcomes.
adjustment disorder ICD-10
By David Weldon 10:34 am October 07, 2015
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around.
Trophy
By Diana Manos 10:30 am October 07, 2015
Policy leaders and military officials will be honored with NHITWeek awards at a ceremony Monday night. Here's a look at those awardees.
Man holding large pile of binders
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am October 07, 2015
In a "bonanza day" for health IT policy, CMS and ONC dropped final meaningful use rules, EHR certification criteria and a final interoperability roadmap on October 6. As they settled in to read hundreds of pages of regulations, industry leaders offered early reactions.
U.S. Capitol
By Erin McCann 05:18 pm October 06, 2015
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 major news on Stage 3.
Compass and map
By Tom Sullivan 04:15 pm October 06, 2015
The highly-anticipated document is a palpable call to action for public health, private providers and U.S. states to work toward enabling health data exchange and not just talk about how hard it is.
Website
By Eric Wicklund 11:04 am October 06, 2015
HIPAA was passed before smartphones, tablets and many of today's medical devices were commonplace and, according to one industry association representing app developers, the law has since become more barrier than boon to information access.
Man typing on keyboard
By Erin McCann 11:03 am October 06, 2015
To all the healthcare info security folks out there: You may have a big trust issue on your hands. As, according to a new survey, the lion's share of adults are seriously worried you're not keeping their health data safe from hackers.
Shield with computer code
By Eric Wicklund 10:15 am October 06, 2015
Brian Krebs said that executives are falling short of keeping their enterprises apprised of threats, while criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Krebs shared five techniques for battling back.
Phrenology head
By Derek Richards 08:42 am October 06, 2015
With a wide variety of program options available, it is crucial that ACOs focus on the "gold standard" of online behavioral telehealth programs, which are evidence-based, outcomes-focused and created by subject matter experts.

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