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Tom Sullivan | September 1, 2015 | 11:57 AM | Clinical, Patient Engagement
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery. More
ENGLEWOOD, CO | Mike Miliard | September 1, 2015 | 11:23 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
With little news on Stage 2 meaningful use updates since the proposed rule in April, the Medical Group Management Association is calling on CMS to extend the 2015 reporting period. More
Healthcare IT News | September 1, 2015 | 10:33 AM | Privacy & Security
Healthcare IT News is looking for presentations for its next Privacy & Security Forum that clearly illustrate how hospitals, practices and payers have created policies or are using technology to mitigate risk and better protect their data. More
Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More
Tom Sullivan | September 1, 2015 | 09:00 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
More than half of healthcare providers are not yet on track to comply with the new code set on Oct. 1, 2015, at least according to a survey published Tuesday. More
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OH | Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 07:32 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Analytics
As demand outstrips supply when it comes to IT talent, particularly in healthcare, it seems that those oft-maligned Millennials are eager to help -- even if it means a move. And they're not in it for the money. (Well, not only the money.) More
Healthcare IT News | September 1, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Bernie Monegain | August 31, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, Medical Devices
A health system based in Kentucky has added security muscle targeted at its network-connected medical devices by rolling out technology that monitors the devices for cyber vulnerabilities. More
Susan Morse | August 31, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care, Clinical
Following two years of considerable financial losses, one health system is considering dropping out of the CMS Pioneer ACO program altogether. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | August 31, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
The former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has called on the Massachusetts attorney general to look into the relationship between Epic and Partners HealthCare, claiming its EHR helps "box out the competition." More
Tom Sullivan | August 31, 2015 | 09:03 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
Call it the summer of ICD-10 software. A corps of startups and stalwarts, in fact, are bringing new products to market to help smooth the transition. More
John W. Loonsk, MD | August 31, 2015 | 04:25 AM | Interoperability
Health IT interoperability is hard. But is it really as hard as it is being made out to be? More