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Michelle Ronan Noteboom | March 26, 2015 | 10:17 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workflow
"Because I said so." If you've ever been a parent of a teenager, you've likely uttered (screamed) those four words on more than one occasion. Our columnist recently recognized some similarities with the meaningful use program. More
John Andrews | March 26, 2015 | 09:58 AM | Cloud Computing
In five short years, the cloud has evolved from a curious, unproven concept to almost a way of life in healthcare. Advancements in technology and more widespread acceptance from providers have made it an integral part of the IT landscape. More
Chris Nerney | March 26, 2015 | 08:04 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
How an HIE serving 2 million patients piloted a project to understand whether its data could help identify people in the area with undiagnosed hypertension. More
Frank Irving | March 26, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Clinical
Tools will soon be able to answer questions that doctors never might have never thought to ask, the association's president said. More
John Halamka | March 25, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
On March 20, CMS released its proposed Stage 3 rules and certification critieria for eligible hospitals and providers. This analysis by Micky Tripathi and John Halamka, MD, goes through the good, the bad and the ugly of it all. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | March 25, 2015 | 10:26 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
More than 98 percent of athenahealth's medical practice clients achieved Stage 2 meaningful use in 2014. That number surpasses the MU attestation rate -- so far -- for any other EHR vendor, company officials say. More
Mike Miliard | March 25, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Electronic Health Records
"The interviews really brought it to life; it was fun to do," says Robert Wachter, MD, of the 90 or so people, from across the healthcare industry and beyond, he spoke to for his probing and sometimes provocative new book, "The Digital Doctor.... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | March 25, 2015 | 09:09 AM | Privacy & Security
Recent cyber attacks have been highly disruptive and publicly embarrassing for the healthcare industry. Take part in the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey to help identify how organizations are mitigating the risk of being the next victim. More
Stephanie Bouchard | March 25, 2015 | 08:08 AM | Clinical, CPOE
(SPONSORED) Point-of-care technology is the key to providing patient care and efficient workflows. PC Connection, Inc. has the experts and services to ensure that you have the right devices and technology to provide excellent care. More
Scott Tharler | March 25, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Population Health
The HIMSS15 Social Media Ambassador cut her teeth on health IT in England during late 1980s, where she got a glimpse of what we now call the Triple Aim. More
Tom Sullivan | March 25, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Cloud Computing, Accountable Care
Cloud CRM vendor set to unveil collaboration platform it claims offers "a 360-degree view of patient and provider details." More
Bernie Monegain | March 24, 2015 | 11:21 AM | Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing, Analytics
The time is ripe for "3rd Platform" EHRs, according to IDC -- which sees some movement toward these newer, more flexible and mostly cloud-based systems in the unique deal athenahealth struck with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center this past month. More