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WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 20, 2014 | 11:06 AM | Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Comments from the Premier healthcare alliance this week are just the latest in a flood of opinions and wish lists inundating Capitol Hill, after two senators asked for input on interoperability and data sharing. More
Eric Wicklund | August 20, 2014 | 10:44 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Boston's Joslin Diabetes Center is using an mHealth platform to help diabetics and their caregivers control a potentially fatal side-effect of the disease. More
WASHINGTON | Government Health IT Staff | August 20, 2014 | 10:10 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Electronic health records are now a fact of life in federally-funded community health centers, with nearly all of the centers using EHRs in some or all their sites in 2013, according to the latest data from the Health Resources and Services Administration. More
Tracy Hume | August 20, 2014 | 08:53 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management
Too many eligible providers are waiting for their EHR vendors to take their hands and tell them how to navigate the next stage of meaningful use. More
WOODSVILLE, NH | Mike Miliard | August 19, 2014 | 11:23 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
When you picture the first handful of providers able to successfully attest to the rigors of Stage 2 meaningful use, a place like tiny Cottage Hospital might not be the first that leaps to mind. More
Erin McCann | August 19, 2014 | 10:51 AM | Privacy and Security
When it comes to data breaches, hacking and loss or theft of unencrypted devices are far from healthcare security professionals' only concerns. Employee snooping and insider misuse also prove to be among the biggest privacy threats in the healthcare... More
SAN FRANCISCO | Bernie Monegain | August 19, 2014 | 10:48 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Dignity Health, one of the largest health systems in the country, will build a cloud-based data analytics platform. The health system tapped Cary, N.C.-based SAS to lead the big data and predictive analytics project. More
Rodney J. Moore | August 19, 2014 | 10:09 AM | Network Infrastructure
Software is making supply chain automation a long hoped-for reality, and the biggest reason your hospital is likely to get on board is money. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 18, 2014 | 11:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee on Aug. 15, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend. More
FRANKLIN, TN | Erin McCann | August 18, 2014 | 11:09 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
In the second biggest HIPAA breach ever reported, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems has notified some 4.5 million of its patients that their personal information has been stolen by cybercriminals. More
Tom Sullivan | August 18, 2014 | 10:07 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Dan Pelino, the general manager of IBM's global public sector unit, reveals how the partnership came together, how Apple and IBM executives expect providers to use their technologies, when doctors might be able to query Watson via Siri, and other lesser-... More
CHICAGO | Neil Versel | August 15, 2014 | 11:03 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
As thousands of physician practice managers, hospital CIOs and technology vendors gathered to discuss meaningful use, interoperability and ICD-10 at the annual Allscripts Client Experience users' meeting, a featured speaker encouraged them to keep their... More