Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 09:49 AM
Don't tell Amy Abernethy that something is impossible. The oncologist, researcher and associate professor at Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, has made it her mission to go after the seemingly unsolvable. More
CROSSVILLE, TN | Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 09:37 AM
While some hospital executives are struggling with the demands of Stage 2 meaningful use and perhaps wishing for more time, Darrel Whitmill, RN, manager of physician informatics and meaningful use at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn., decided to... More
Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 08:51 AM
In a way, former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, has returned to his roots with the launch of his startup Aledade. More
PITTSBURGH | Bernie Monegain | July 25, 2014 | 08:56 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
After landing 11 new grants, clinicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are gearing up for projects aimed at boosting care and engaging patients. The grants are aimed at making it possible for clinicians and other staff members to experiment... More
Bernie Monegain | July 24, 2014 | 09:25 AM | Network Infrastructure, Workforce Management, Policy and Legislation
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with more than 1,400 CIO and IT team members, has released a case study that delves into the workings of a Rush University Medical Center initiative that gives veterans opportunities to become part... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | July 23, 2014 | 09:17 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
On the up side, more hospitals are adopting computerized physician order entry, which has proven to reduce medication error. On the down side, hospitals can't seem to get a handle on certain hospital-acquired infections. More
PITTSBURGH | Bernie Monegain | July 22, 2014 | 10:05 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
When researchers at UPMC's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh reviewed more than 1,000 pediatric consultations offered in Latin America via telemedicine, they found that physicians in those countries were highly satisfied with the service and... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | July 22, 2014 | 09:14 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Seven health IT startups have landed a spot in the 2014 New York Health Accelerator. The accelerator, a program run by the New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City, selects growth-stage digital health companies developing... More
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA | Bernie Monegain | July 21, 2014 | 09:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
MemorialCare Health System, a top 100 integrated delivery network, implemented awareness computing technology at the Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley, Calif. The goal is to provide roaming clinicians instant access to patient records... More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | July 18, 2014 | 07:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
Massachusetts healthcare providers are adopting health information technology and health data exchange and drawing consumer support for going digital, according to a new study from Massachusetts eHealth Institute. More
Bernie Monegain | July 17, 2014 | 07:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Jonathan Bush, former ambulance driver, founder of birthing centers in San Diego and co-founder and CEO of athenahealth, a public company valued at nearly $5 billion, can add author to his list of achievements. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | July 16, 2014 | 09:31 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation, Cloud Computing
There has been no increase in new patient visits since the Affordable Care Act took effect. This, according to ACAView, a report from cloud-based EHR company athenahealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report, released today, is the first of... More