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Bernie Monegain | May 29, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
Connected health infrastructure is emerging in healthcare as a binding agent for diverse devices and workflows, aiding diagnosis, monitoring and prevention, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. But many providers don't even have a plan... More
Erin McCann | May 29, 2015 | 10:59 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 healthcare watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Bernie Monegain | May 29, 2015 | 10:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
In an article published online today in JAMIA, the journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, an AMIA task force takes on the thorny issues associated with the use of electronic medical record systems and offers recommendations for improvement. More
Tom Sullivan | May 29, 2015 | 08:07 AM | Pharmacy, Policy and Legislation, Patient Engagement
The Former Robert Wood Johnson entrepreneur and Pew researcher already has some big ideas for what she'll do at Health and Human Services. More
Bernie Monegain | May 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Two reports from two separate research firms -- Kalorama and Black Book Rankings -- indicate the market for EMRs is still healthy, even as incentives for meaningful use dwindle and a large shift in vendor market share occurs. More
Healthcare IT News | May 28, 2015 | 10:36 AM | Workforce, Clinical
If you think your hospital IT department is one of the best in the U.S., nominate it for Healthcare IT News' 5th Annual BEST Hospital IT Departments program. More
Bernie Monegain | May 28, 2015 | 10:05 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
CHIME, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, says the requirements for Stage 3 meaningful use are over the top, and its executives proposed several changes. More
Erin McCann | May 28, 2015 | 09:42 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has paid out more than $30 billion in EHR incentive payments to hospitals and providers who have attested to meaningful use as of March 2015. Which platforms were used for attestation? We have some helpful... More
Betsy Caron, Cari McLean | May 28, 2015 | 09:05 AM | Interoperability
A snapshot of what rose to the top of the social media buzz at the record-breaking HIMSS conference. More
Erin McCann | May 27, 2015 | 11:02 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
A two-hospital health system in Indiana is notifying its patients that their protected health information and Social Security numbers have been compromised following a phishing attack. What's more, cyberattackers were able to swipe data unchecked for... More
Bernie Monegain | May 27, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
In what the government describes as the largest research grant ever from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today awards of $112 million to improve heart health across the country. More
Erin McCann | May 27, 2015 | 10:28 AM | Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
Two members of Congress are proposing a bill that would eliminate even more barriers for veterans receiving telemedicine care. More