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Erin McCann | January 29, 2015 | 12:50 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
After months of loud pushback from providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seems finally to be willing to loosen up its stringent reporting requirements, and looks ready to make changes to the federal EHR Incentive Programs. More
Neil Versel | January 29, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
After four years and $60 million, ONC's Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects program has pretty much wound down. Has it made electronic health records any more usable? More
Mike Miliard | January 29, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Quality and Safety
Every year, Healthcare IT News pays tribute to nine leaders and trailblazers who are advancing health technology through their dedication and vision. It's time to nominate the 2015 H.I.T. Men & Women. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | January 29, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Electronic Health Records, EDIS, 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 | 03:00 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 | 10:27 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
Erin McCann | January 28, 2015 | 09:41 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Real patient engagement is far more than patient portals and technology pushing. It's about changing behavior, both on the patient and provider end. That's not something all doctors do well. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Mike Miliard | January 27, 2015 | 12:14 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | January 27, 2015 | 11:32 AM | Quality and Safety
Patient engagement may be considered by many to be the "blockbuster drug of the 21st century," but convincing patients to take more responsibility for their own care is easier said that done -- but not impossible. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 27, 2015 | 11:20 AM | 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
John Andrews | January 26, 2015 | 03:27 PM | ICD-10
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say healthcare officials should treat Oct. 1, 2015, as the official set-in-stone kickoff date. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 03:09 PM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care. More