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
Bernie Monegain | May 30, 2014 | 06:25 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
Identity management and unauthorized data access by employees present the biggest threat to security and privacy of patient data, according to healthcare providers across the country. More
Bernie Monegain | May 29, 2014 | 14:55 PM
The recent National Healthcare Innovation Summit in Boston got me thinking about innovation in a new way. More
ARLINGTON, TX | Bernie Monegain | May 29, 2014 | 14:15 PM
At Texas Health Resources, there are quality measures for most everything -- pneumonia and bypass surgery, cardiac care and healthcare-acquired infections, to name a few. More
SLIVER SPRINGS, MD | Bernie Monegain | May 27, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
National Nurses United, which bills itself as the largest organization of nurses in the country, is in the midst of a campaign to spotlight the potential risks of patient harm spurred by what the group calls, "an unchecked proliferation of unproven... More
IRVINE, CA | Bernie Monegain | May 22, 2014 | 10:39 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
St. Joseph Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system, with 16 hospitals in California, Texas and New Mexico, will roll out a new health informatics platform, an initiative aimed at putting its data to work. More