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Bernie Monegain | April 20, 2015 | 11:12 AM | Enterprise Resource Planning, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The National Institutes of Health's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center is awarding $20 billion for IT work. The money will be disbursed among 65 companies across the country. More
Steve Nilsen | April 20, 2015 | 10:35 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
With one foot in clinical care and the other in technology, chief medical information officers are well positioned as information technology is perhaps one of the most important strategic levers to advance the triple aim of healthcare. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 20, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Accountable Care
One of the more troublesome measures of Stage 2 meaningful use has been the requirement that providers get at least five percent of their patients to view download or transmit their digitized health information. That may soon change. More
Patty Enrado | April 20, 2015 | 05:14 AM | Mobile, Workflow
(SPONSORED) Building on the success of last year's healthcare IT session track, the upcoming Citrix Synergy conference, May 12-14, brings even greater value to healthcare attendees. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 17, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Claims Processing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Speaking at HIMSS15 on Thursday, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said providers will need to evolve in order to benefit from value-based reimbursement, and "will need technology to help them get... More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
Health IT giant Cerner is working with Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, Geisinger's commercial spinoff, to enable the use of emerging SMART on FHIR industry standards. More
ATLANTA | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 09:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
Kaiser Permanente will open a new health IT campus in midtown Atlanta. The move is expected to create 900 new IT jobs by 2019, bringing Kaiser Permanente's total presence in Georgia to more than 4,000 employees and physicians. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 16, 2015 | 12:41 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
In her keynote Thursday morning at HIMSS15, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, said it's now time to "focus beyond adoption" of health IT and create an interoperable, learning health system "upon the strong foundation we all have... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 15, 2015 | 08:03 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
At HIMSS15 on Wednesday, the 43rd president and early champion of health IT weighed in on world events, his family's political legacy and his firsthand experience with the fact that "America has got the best healthcare in the world." More
CHICAGO | Gus Venditto | April 15, 2015 | 04:17 PM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical, Decision Support
Breakthroughs in genetic research represent an exciting frontier for medicine. But in these early stages, the need for more clinical data is clear. More
CHICAGO | Michelle Ronan Noteboom | April 15, 2015 | 12:10 AM | Meaningful Use, Interoperability, Analytics
Our columnist has survived her first three days of HIMSS15. She offers some impressions about the show's hot topics (meaningful use, analytics), its after-hours social scene and the vast enormity of Chicago's McCormick Place. More
CHICAGO | Erin McCann | April 14, 2015 | 07:45 PM | Privacy & Security
Let's face it: Security has never really been the healthcare industry's strong suit. More