ANN ARBOR, MI | Bernie Monegain | March 19, 2015 | 10:30 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
CHIME is offering a sweet deal for innovators with a way to accurately match patients with their healthcare information. At stake? Patient safety. More
Bernie Monegain | March 19, 2015 | 09:27 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
Physician practices are engaging in new healthcare payment models. But they're often overwhelmed by the amount of data they have to manage and varied expectations from payers. More
Bernie Monegain | March 18, 2015 | 10:16 AM | Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning, Cloud Computing
Premier aims to take the inaccuracies and inefficiencies out of health organizations' procurement process, with a new software-as-a service tool introduced by the healthcare alliance. More
SALT LAKE CITY | Bernie Monegain | March 17, 2015 | 10:13 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Setting the stage for an IPO two years from now, data warehousing and analytics company Health Catalyst raised $70 million in a rare and oversubscribed Series D round of funding. More
Bernie Monegain | March 17, 2015 | 08:02 AM | Career Planning
By using Six Sigma processes and identifying the needs of customers, CIOs can align IT with the hospital's strategic goals. More
Bernie Monegain | March 11, 2015 | 09:06 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Chronic disease could be a thing of the past, if National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, MD, has it right. Testifying Tuesday before the Senate, he said NIH is poised to launch a massive data-driven initiative to combat chronic conditions. More
Bernie Monegain | March 10, 2015 | 07:52 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
As we enter what's being called the "post-EHR world," demands on healthcare chief information officers have not abated -- but rather become more numerous, varied and complex. More
Bernie Monegain | March 9, 2015 | 09:43 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
The Forbes 2015 list of the richest people on the planet has become longer this year with the addition of even more billionaires. We found five health IT pioneers on the list you've probably heard of. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | March 6, 2015 | 11:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Five Republican senators -- the same group that in 2013 called for a "reboot" of the HITECH Act -- are pressing on with their efforts to drive changes in how health IT is deployed, especially with regard to interoperability. More
Bernie Monegain | March 6, 2015 | 10:10 AM | Business Intelligence, Analytics, Clinical
A new survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association wanted to gauge medical students' attitudes regarding clinical informatics training and careers. Instead, researchers found a surprising lack of awareness about the... More
Bernie Monegain | March 5, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
A new survey shows "significant amount of security risk" occurring across all industries. Its findings for healthcare were particularly troubling, especially with regard to providers' use of business associates. More
Bernie Monegain | March 2, 2015 | 12:37 PM | Quality and Safety, Clinical
As the news and commentary on hospital-acquired infection swirls following recent superbug fatalities at two academic medical centers, CareFusion is calling attention to its recent success in infection control technology. More