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Erin McCann | July 1, 2015 | 11:15 AM | Meaningful Use, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Analytics
Patrick Soon-Shiong, businessman, surgeon, scientist and founder of health IT company NantHealth announced he plans to take the company public by the end of the year. More
Carl Natale | July 1, 2015 | 10:52 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Compliance & Legal
Arguably just as important as ICD-10 readiness come time for October is also focusing on what's to happen afterward. And not all of what you hear is necessarily true. Much of it is myth. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | July 1, 2015 | 09:23 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Once upon a time, security was simpler. Now it's a different world -- a more dangerous one, with omnipresent risks to patient data. That theme was driven home again and again at the Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum on Tuesday. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | July 1, 2015 | 09:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
The numbers should shake any provider still blissfully ignorant of privacy threats out of their complacency: Two-thirds of health organizations polled by HIMSS for its latest cybersecurity survey say they've recently experienced a "significant... More
Healthcare IT News | July 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
Erin McCann | June 30, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Business Intelligence, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
As healthcare providers shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment models, they're hitting some serious roadblocks -- one of them being that the majority of them lack sophisticated IT tools and analysis to support these new models. More
Tom Sullivan | June 30, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
In the national discourse about interoperability, much of the focus is on enabling a doctor using one electronic health record to access patient information residing in a different hospital's EHR, even when another vendor built it. But is that really the... More
Anthony Vecchione | June 30, 2015 | 09:29 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, RFID/RTLS
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., announced recently that five million medications have been tracked using radio frequency identification technology. "It's cutting down on medication errors," says its CMIO. More
Erin McCann | June 29, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Workforce, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care
In the newest payer-provider ACO partnership, UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with an eight-hospital health system to launch another accountable care organization, covering 12,300 individuals. More
Erin McCann | June 29, 2015 | 10:52 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Patient Engagement
The LGBTQ community is the focus of a new study that will tap Apple's clinical research platform as a tool to identify health disparities. More
Mike Miliard | June 29, 2015 | 10:30 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety
New geographic information system technology from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aims to help community health agencies and emergency management officials protect patients who rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment. More
Kaiser Health News | June 26, 2015 | 11:11 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
In its first five years, the Affordable Care Act has survived technical meltdowns, a presidential election, two Supreme Court challenges -- including one resolved Thursday -- and dozens of repeal efforts in Congress. But its long-term future still isn't... More