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Bernie Monegain | August 31, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, Medical Devices
A health system based in the Kentucky has added security muscle targeted at its network-connected medical devices by rolling out technology that monitors the devices for cyber vulnerabilities. More
Susan Morse | August 31, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care, Clinical
Following two years of considerable financial losses, one health system is considering dropping out of the CMS Pioneer ACO program altogether. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | August 31, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
The former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has called on the Massachusetts attorney general to look into the relationship between Epic and Partners HealthCare, claiming its EHR helps "box out the competition." More
Tom Sullivan | August 31, 2015 | 09:03 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
Call it the summer of ICD-10 software. A corps of startups and stalwarts, in fact, are bringing new products to market to help smooth the transition. More
Healthcare IT News | August 31, 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
John W. Loonsk, MD | August 31, 2015 | 04:25 AM | Interoperability
Health IT interoperability is hard. But is it really as hard as it is being made out to be? More
Erin McCann | August 28, 2015 | 11:10 AM | Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
A 12-hospital health system is notifying hundreds of its current and former patients that their protected health information has been compromised after discovering an employee was involved in identity theft. More
Mike Miliard | August 28, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Privacy & Security
With e-prescribing of controlled substances legal nationwide, providers and pharmacies are empowered with a new technological tool in the fight against prescription painkillers. Now more need to use it. More
Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
Three HHS officials look back at what happened 10 years ago after Hurricane Katrina touched down in New Orleans and assess the promises and challenges for emergency preparedness today. More
Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Clinical
Intermountain Healthcare opened a state-of-the-art simulation center at one of its hospitals this week. It's a place where doctors, nurses and healthcare staff can practice and perfect their skills while employing technology they will put to work for... More
Mike Miliard | August 28, 2015 | 09:12 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
Medicare fee-for-service providers, clearinghouses and billing agencies built on earlier successes during the final end-to-end testing week in July, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More
Susan Morse | August 28, 2015 | 08:58 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
Acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt revealed that William Rogers, MD, director of CMS' Physicians Regulatory Issues Team, will be the ICD-10 ombudsman to the federal agency. More