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MARYSVILLE, CA | Erin McCann | March 3, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
A Northern California hospital has acknowledged that its electronic health record system went dark for more than a week, which resulted in clinicians unable to access patient medical records and even having to postpone serious medical treatments. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | March 3, 2015 | 10:21 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Accountable Care
Thanks to committed pursuit of its quality measurement programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says the U.S. has made "clear progress" in achieving better care at lower cost for healthier populations. More
Mike Miliard | March 3, 2015 | 08:22 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
After Mike Simms, vice president of revenue cycle for Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health, signed on with one RCM vendor, he quickly found himself wishing he'd followed his hunch the first time around. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | March 3, 2015 | 08:10 AM | Privacy & Security
Calling all providers, payers, researchers and government officials: Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Media are accepting topic and speaker proposals for the Privacy & Security Forum in Orlando, May 7-8. More
Henry Powderly | March 2, 2015 | 04:25 PM | Enterprise Resource Planning, Interoperability, Decision Support
The two-day event within HIMSS15 will give executives insights about cutting-edge technologies, practicable advice about determining your organization's ability to innovate, and how best to capitalize on the digital revolution. More
Bernie Monegain | March 2, 2015 | 11:37 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical
As the news and commentary on hospital-acquired infection swirls following recent superbug fatalities at two academic medical centers, CareFusion is calling attention to its recent success in infection control technology. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | March 2, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
After a perplexing visit to the emergency department, one patient takes a critical look at the ways electronic health record design can lead to workflow processes that just don't make sense. More
Bernie Monegain | March 2, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
NantHealth and Allscripts, two companies focused on interoperability, will collaborate on the development and delivery of precision medicine at the point of care. More
Scott Tharler | March 2, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Electronic Health Records
The workflow superhero reveals his origin story, techy side projects and vision for health IT's future. More
John Andrews | March 2, 2015 | 07:58 AM | Cloud Computing
Healthcare organizations considering a cloud or hybrid cloud for data storage are getting new options -- including one with a household name stamped all over it. More
WICHITA, KS | Gus Venditto | February 27, 2015 | 02:55 PM | Accountable Care, Clinical, Decision Support
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not. More
Bernie Monegain | February 27, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Faced with the imperative of sharing patient information when patients moved from the hospital to a nursing home, the technology leaders at Hackensack University Medical Center had to find a way to get it done. More