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Plastic army figures
By Mike Miliard 07:55 am March 16, 2015
CIOs need staff; veterans need jobs. A win-win? At HIMSS15, Jaime Parent, associate CIO at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center, will lay out the steps hospitals can take to harness the considerable talents of returning service members.
Compass and map
By Allscripts 02:58 pm March 13, 2015
(SPONSORED) Rich Berner, president, International and Sunrise Business Unit, at Allscripts, discusses the challenges to care improvement and how interoperability can help to manage healthcare across patient populations.
Docs and execs
By Stephanie Bouchard 12:51 pm March 13, 2015
(SPONSORED) Wayne Fellmeth, MD, the chief medical information officer at Hunterdon Healthcare Systems, discusses his organization's transition from fee-for-service to risk-based revenue and how their IT strategy supports this shift.
By Eric Wicklund 10:33 am March 13, 2015
Docs nationwide are unhappy and exhausted in their current roles, and rather than helping, mHealth tools are only adding to the problem. At least that's the finding of a recent survey that took pulse of physician misery levels.
By Government Health IT Staff 10:03 am March 13, 2015
Technology played a key role in the battle, experts said, but among the challenges was trying to get some frontline workers to use the tools.
HIMSS crowd
By Chris Nerney 08:12 am March 13, 2015
"These events will provide practical advice to investors, providers and entrepreneurs in the health tech space, including how-to guidance on establishing collaborations, structuring deals and identifying market opportunities."
Man using syringe on laptop
By Chris Nerney 08:04 am March 13, 2015
Incorrect or missing data in electronic health records and other health IT systems is a huge patient safety hazard. Worse, according to ECRI, once inaccurate data gets into an EHR, "it's hard to get it out."
Hands together
By Mike Miliard 04:37 pm March 12, 2015
Many people think of clinical decision support in terms of technology. But it's not just about computers, says Jerome Osheroff, MD. "It's all about people, process and technology -- in that order of importance."
Army personnel
By Allscripts 03:03 pm March 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) Dean Mericka of the Allscripts Federal Sector talks interoperability and the role of the EHR in coordinated care and clinical decision support.
Doctor and senior with tablet
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 11:10 am March 12, 2015
Seniors are the segment of the population with the highest rates for healthcare utilization. Are they ready to use health technology? One columnist offers her perspective, based on experiences with her "not-so-techy dad."

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