News

Sort by: Date|#Views|#Comments
John Andrews | January 26, 2015 | 03:27 PM | ICD-10
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say healthcare officials should treat Oct. 1, 2015, as the official set-in-stone kickoff date. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 03:09 PM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2015 | 02:56 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and enhance its existing Cerner electronic health record system. More
Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 02:28 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management
While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to vex many providers, it's "cultural" roadblocks that have prevented some organizations from fully embracing the promise of patient access. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | January 26, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is launching a pilot that gives patients unprecedented input to their electronic health records. More
Erin McCann | January 26, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Electronic health records don't just enable better care; they also make it a heck of a lot easier to catch employees who inappropriately view patients' protected health information. More
Kaiser Health News | January 26, 2015 | 09:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Medicare is giving bonuses to a majority of hospitals that it graded on quality, but many of those rewards will be wiped out by penalties the government has issued for other shortcomings. More
Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2015 | 07:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
After 350 giant steps, Kaiser has reached the pinnacle of HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | January 23, 2015 | 11:18 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
In a time of "fast innovation and investment" in health technology, an open Internet is essential, argues a group of IT and mHealth advocates who've asked FCC to spurn new limitations on wireless networks. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | January 23, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Patient safety demands that certified electronic health records enable unique device identification, says a group of providers led by the Pew Charitable Trusts. More
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA | Bernie Monegain | January 23, 2015 | 09:05 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
The University of Virginia Health System is putting its EpicCare electronic medical record to work on a pilot designed to speed patients' access to specialists. More
Erin McCann | January 22, 2015 | 04:11 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Just three weeks into 2015, and there have already been some pretty big happenings in health IT. Angry docs! Unsatisfied patients! Emerging new C-suite roles! We look back at the week that was. More