WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | January 30, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released a draft roadmap today, outlining steps toward achieving interoperability on a "nationwide level by the end of 2017." More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | January 29, 2015 | 11:20 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
While athenahealth made headlines last year for toppling long-favored Epic from its "Overall Software Vendor" spot, this year Epic is leading the pack once again for its extensive software suite. Read about the other top vendors here. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | January 28, 2015 | 16:00 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has hired a new chief medical officer, who officials say will take the reins starting Feb. 23. More
Bernie Monegain | January 28, 2015 | 11:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
The uptake of healthcare information technology, especially EHRs, has been rapid, but how to measure the value? More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 27, 2015 | 12:20 PM | Meaningful Use, Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that offers healthcare consulting on IT, strategy and more, is poised to acquire Studer Group, which focuses on helping providers improve clinical and financial outcomes. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2015 | 15:56 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and enhance its existing Cerner electronic health record system. More
Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2015 | 08:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
After 350 giant steps, Kaiser has reached the pinnacle of HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. More
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA | Bernie Monegain | January 23, 2015 | 10:05 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce
The University of Virginia Health System is putting its EpicCare electronic medical record to work on a pilot designed to speed patients' access to specialists. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 22, 2015 | 10:38 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
A coalition of 35 physician organizations led by the American Medical Association says doctors are fed up with their EHRs and the multitude of requirements coming from the meaningful use program. More
Bernie Monegain | January 21, 2015 | 11:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, has appointed a practicing physician to head a newly created role: Chief Health Information Officer. More
Bernie Monegain | January 21, 2015 | 09:30 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
Together with MIT, Royal Philips has launched a new initiative that gives healthcare researchers new insights into caring for patients who require intensive care. More
LEAWOOD, KS | Bernie Monegain | January 20, 2015 | 11:52 AM | Meaningful Use, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Responding to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's call for comments on its draft plan, the American Association of Family Physicians did not mince words. More