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WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2014 | 06:29 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use August 29 that offers hospitals and physicians flexibility for 2014. More
Anthony Brino | August 29, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
Two large health insurers are hoping a new "public utility" patient data sharing service will improve one of the most pernicious problems in American healthcare. More
BOSTON | Gus Venditto | August 28, 2014 | 12:48 PM | Data Warehousing, Privacy and Security, Workforce Management
Healthcare privacy and security experts from around the U.S. will gather in Boston, Sept. 8-9 to share information and strategize over how to combat cybercrime, insider threats and other pressing challenges to patient data. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 28, 2014 | 11:08 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The National Institutes of Health has issued a final policy it hopes will promote genomic data sharing as a way to improve health while still protecting the privacy of research participants. More
Anthony Vecchione | August 28, 2014 | 10:37 AM | ePrescribing, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
A restrictive new rule change from the Drug Enforcement Administration, making it more difficult for physicians to prescribe opioids, will necessitate some changes to e-prescribing products and practices. More
CAMBRIDGE, MA | Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2014 | 10:05 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Healthcare organizations are struggling to get a handle on population health, according to a new report from Chilmark Research, which reveals a market that is still very much in its infancy. More
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | August 28, 2014 | 08:01 AM | Privacy and Security
Consider the Assumption of Breach methodology that Seattle Children's Hospital Chief Information Security Officer Cris Ewell will delve into at the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Privacy and Security Forum in Boston Sept. 8-9. More
ANDOVER, MA | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 03:23 PM
In a project that could be a boon for ALS patients, and potentially others with neurodegenerative conditions, Philips and Accenture have developed proof of concept software that enables users to control devices using brainwaves. More
Anthony Brino | August 27, 2014 | 03:22 PM
The Protecting Access to Medicare law enacted earlier this year is rather ignominiously known for delaying the inevitable ICD-10 conversion, but it could also speed up a part of the health system that's just as sorely needed. More
John Andrews | August 27, 2014 | 03:20 PM
Even before the Department of Health and Human Services posted the final rule declaring Oct. 1, 2015 as the compliance deadline, industry analysts were convinced that it would be a hard-fast date. More
Erin McCann | August 27, 2014 | 03:18 PM
It's official. The Government Accountability Office today affirmed what the general public knew this past October: the launch of the HealthCare.gov website was a poorly-planned and mismanaged disaster -- one that cost the federal government a pretty... More
Evan Schuman | August 27, 2014 | 03:17 PM
Few healthcare IT policies these days are as delicate, sensitive and potentially emotionally explosive as efforts to restrict or regulate employee social media activity. More