Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 11:28 AM
As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program -- the government's grand scheme to turn the American healthcare system on its head. More
Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 10:31 AM
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has created a public community to support its EN-Abled Veteran Program, which helps military veterans transition to successful healthcare IT careers. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
If you had to guess which three EMR vendors increased their market share in 2013, you'd probably be right. Cerner, Epic and MEDITECH. Slam dunk. More
SACRAMENTO, CA | Bernie Monegain | June 25, 2014 | 10:31 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Sutter Health executives say its health information exchange will enable doctors and hospitals -- inside and outside its network of care -- to securely share clinical information. The organization sees it as a game changer, one that will boost care... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | June 23, 2014 | 10:43 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
Politics and poor management led to the breakdown of the government's health insurance website during its launch and in subsequent weeks, a new Senate report concludes. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | June 20, 2014 | 10:48 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
The folks at cloud-based EHR company athenahealth found cause to celebrate earlier this week when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid posted the list of EHR products providers used to attest to meaningful use. More
Bernie Monegain | June 19, 2014 | 10:28 AM
Look, Ma, no hands! EHR company drchrono is incorporating Google Glass into its platform. The idea is to create the first wearable health record -- one that is mobile and hands-free for physicians. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | June 18, 2014 | 07:00 AM
With characteristic poetic flourish and $4.5 million in seed money, former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, today launched Aledade, a startup aimed at helping primary care doctors "do well by doing good." To that end, he... More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | June 17, 2014 | 10:30 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Cloud Computing
Athenahealth and Epocrates, an athenahealth service, released a mobile trends report that shows nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists emerging as the most engaged users of mobile technology today. More
THOUSAND OAKS, CA | Bernie Monegain | June 5, 2014 | 10:16 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
It seems everything that could go wrong with an EHR rollout did at the Ventura County Health Care Agency, a county-run healthcare system in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A grand jury investigation found the county neglected to plan, hire and adequately train for the... More
Bernie Monegain | June 2, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Even as healthcare providers across the country are struggling to make their new, expensive technology work, a new survey shows providers are more frustrated with their purchases than ever. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | May 30, 2014 | 06:48 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
The annual PayerView Report from health IT company athenahealth, released today, reveals the healthcare payer that has the best relationship with providers and the one that has the most problems. More