Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Electronic Health Records
The North American healthcare information technology market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.4 percent to reach $31.3 billion by 2017 from $21.9 billion in 2012, according to Research and Markets' North American Healthcare IT... More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Network Infrastructure
The Joint Commission has announced changes to its standards for diagnostic imaging, effective July 1, 2014. Additional requirements will be phased in by 2015. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Quality and Safety
A pilot project OhioHealth rolled out with IBM has resulted in a 90 percent compliance with hand-washing standards. That's a 20 percent jump for one of OhioHealth's Columbus hospitals. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Meaningful Use
Pamela McNutt, senior vice president and CIO of Methodist Health System in Dallas, has one word for the government's planned requirement for electronic reporting of clinical quality measures: Folly. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
The Mass HIway Health Information Exchange last month entered into Phase 2 of data exchange. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The theme for the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition this year is ONWARD, with the words Innovation, Impact and Outcomes in smaller type above it. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Workforce Management
A new compensation survey from HIMSS aims to provide CIOs and other health IT professionals data to compare salaries and compensation packages, average salary increases and salary information using a variety of demographic variables. More
Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Business Intelligence
Edward W. Marx has been CIO at Texas Health Resources for 16 years. In that time he has seen enormous changes not only in healthcare technology, but also in the role of the CIO. Years ago, the CIO and his team were viewed as the implementers. More
Bernie Monegain | January 17, 2014 | 13:30 PM | Workforce Management
HHS will seek a new enforcer of HIPAA rules as Office for Civil Rights Director Leon Rodriguez is expected to step down for a post at the Department of Homeland Security. More
Bernie Monegain | January 17, 2014 | 11:39 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The healthcare IT industry just marked the 10-year anniversary of then President George W. Bush's call to action -- in his 2004 State of the Union address -- to finally transform a paper-mired healthcare system into a digital-age industry. CIOs and other... More
Bernie Monegain | January 16, 2014 | 12:04 PM | Data Warehousing
The Louisiana Clinical Data Research Network will develop and expand a health data network with funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The network will become part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. More
Bernie Monegain | January 14, 2014 | 11:57 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Cloud-based EHR company athenahealth, and CECity, a provider of cloud-based registry services for performance improvement and value-based reporting, have teamed up to launch what it calls a "first-of-its-kind" health data exchange integration and... More