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KANSAS CITY, MO | Mike Miliard | January 27, 2015 | 12:14 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | January 27, 2015 | 11:32 AM | Quality and Safety
Patient engagement may be considered by many to be the "blockbuster drug of the 21st century," but convincing patients to take more responsibility for their own care is easier said that done -- but not impossible. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 27, 2015 | 11:20 AM | Meaningful Use, Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that offers healthcare consulting on IT, strategy and more, is poised to acquire Studer Group, which focuses on helping providers improve clinical and financial outcomes. More
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