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Jessica Davis | November 24, 2015 | 11:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons. More
Mike Miliard | November 24, 2015 | 11:11 AM | Business Intelligence, Imaging, Cloud Computing
As more than 50,000 medical professional prepare to head to Chicago for RSNA next week, Dell has unveiled new imaging and analytics tools built on partnerships with two other technology firms. More
Jonah Comstock | November 24, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration"... More
Jack McCarthy | November 24, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
EHR implementation is on the rise in other countries and the market appears somewhat different than it does here in the United States. More
Jessica Davis | November 24, 2015 | 09:29 AM | Mobile, Workforce, Telehealth
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the expansion of the USDA Rural Development's Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program with $23.4 million in additional funding for 75 new projects in 31 states. More
Mike Miliard | November 23, 2015 | 11:27 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Greenway Health announced that it's embedding CommonWell functionality into its Prime Suite platform, enabling customers to more easily exchange clinical data with other participants in the CommonWell Health Alliance. More
WILLIAMSPORT, PA | Jessica Davis | November 23, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Susquehanna Health System is one of the latest big providers to notch some big gains by linking EHRs and analytics across its campuses. The organization's leaders share some insights on how they're putting data to work. More
Mike Miliard | November 23, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act. More
Healthcare IT News | November 23, 2015 | 05:10 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
Jessica Davis | November 20, 2015 | 09:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Network Infrastructure
Recent security breaches, especially in healthcare, have put the spotlight on major companies to be diligent on revamping systems to prevent data theft. But systems aren't designed to be user-friendly and are too complicated for many healthcare... More
Jack McCarthy | November 20, 2015 | 09:28 AM | Privacy & Security
The view that cybersecurity is purely a technical, engineering challenge is a shortsighted one, and that is repeatedly proven by breaches that confound CIOs who thought their healthcare organization was safe from hackers. More
Mike Miliard | November 20, 2015 | 08:54 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
The new MyCareLink Smart Monitor from Medtronic, just approved by the FDA, enables patients with implantable pacemakers to use their smartphones to transmit secure data from their pacemakers to their physicians. More