“A lot of providers were unable to capitalize on meaningful use dollars,” said Laura Young, executive director of the Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona.
By Chris Hayden 01:16 am February 11, 2016
Left out of meaningful use, mental and behavioral health providers have spent the past few years trying to catch up with advances in electronic health records, data sharing and developing interoperability standards.
“IBM Watson understands natural language in context; it can determine the intent of a phrase or question and provide a pertinent, useful response.”
By Deirdre Fulton 12:44 am February 11, 2016
It’s a futuristic idea to be sure: Harnessing the intelligence of IBM Watson, the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, to support cardiac-care recovery, reduce hospital readmissions, and save healthcare costs.
By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm February 10, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has deployed its Patient Placement Operations Center, designed to support the hospital's existing patient teletracking systems.
HIMMS CEO H. Steve Lieber.
By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 10, 2016
HIMSS is pushing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to keep its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity voluntary.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 10, 2016
Cerner has launched its new Cerner Open Developer Experience -- known as "code_" -- in a bid to spur wider collaboration with third-party and client developers for SMART on FHIR applications.
By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm February 10, 2016
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Tuesday passed the bipartisan Improving Health Information Technology Act with a vote of 22-0. 
Obama's 2017 budget also included several funding increases to support programs tied to shifting healthcare to value-based payment models.
By Henry Powderly 02:15 pm February 10, 2016
Republicans, blasting the proposal as overzealous when it comes to spending, have already shot down the 2017 budget.
security breach on a laptop
By Verizon 08:00 am February 10, 2016
(SPONSORED) For today's organization, managing risks to critical information has become a business priority, not just an IT responsibility. We all know cyberattacks damage reputations, destroy customer trust, and affect revenues.
By Bill Siwicki 08:05 pm February 09, 2016
Health IT giant Cerner Corp. has scored a $50.7 million data hosting contract from U.S. Department of Defense as part of its Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization, according to official documents.
By Greg Goth 07:18 pm February 09, 2016
Consolidation, increased regulation and shortages of critical medications are just a few issues that have health system pharmacy managers scrambling.

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