CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | October 29, 2014 | 08:42 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce Management, Policy and Legislation
The American Medical Association launched what its leaders call a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other healthcare providers improve patient access to care. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | October 28, 2014 | 09:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
The American Medical Association released a statement Monday that points to the organization's concern over the recent departure of key leaders from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC exits most recently... More
Bernie Monegain | October 27, 2014 | 09:46 AM | Enterprise Resource Planning, Quality and Safety, RIS and PACS
Technology company Aramark opened a new Healthcare Technology & Innovation Center in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this month, touting the new venture as a way to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage their clinical equipment assets. More
Bernie Monegain | October 27, 2014 | 09:19 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless, Cloud Computing
IBM will use its engagement and analytics technology to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa, company executives announced today. The computing giant will apply mobile technology, data analytics and cloud computing to help governments and relief... More
LAS VEGAS | Bernie Monegain | October 23, 2014 | 11:33 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
With more than 350 exhibitors on the show floor, including many for the first time, MGMA's exhibit hall is expected to be abuzz with activity and fresh ideas. There's also a "Tweet Street." More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | October 23, 2014 | 09:52 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Boston Children's Hospital has named three finalists to compete for $30,000 and investment advice from industry leaders in the hospital's first Innovation Tank, which the hospital patterned after ABC's hit show, Shark Tank. More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | October 17, 2014 | 15:13 PM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
Partners HealthCare CIO James Noga is just beginning to envision what the infrastructure for big data will look like for the Boston health system that includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. There are many variables to... More
ANN ARBOR, MI | Bernie Monegain | October 17, 2014 | 09:44 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, which represents more than 1,400 CIOs, and Health Level Seven International are working together to promote a standardized approach for exchanging healthcareinformation and to highlight the... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | October 17, 2014 | 09:09 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of standards organization HL7, came away from the joint meeting of the federal Health IT Policy and Health IT Standards committees earlier this week, thinking that the industry could move faster on interoperability. And HL7 has just the... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | October 15, 2014 | 09:05 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
A coalition of healthcare associations today called on HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to revamp the meaningful use program. "Without changes to the MU program and a new emphasis for interoperable EHRs/EMRs systems and HIT infrastructure, we believe that... More
CHARLOTTE, NC | Bernie Monegain | October 13, 2014 | 09:18 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
Premier healthcare alliance has offered to put its data analytics to use to help the White House fight antibiotic resistant bacteria, which Premier calls an international public health issue. More
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C. | Bernie Monegain | October 9, 2014 | 09:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
RTI International has landed a contract with the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to develop a roadmap for a national health IT safety center. More