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CHICAGO | Chris Hayden | April 14, 2015 | 07:02 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Workflow
In the face of any disaster, be it explosion, weather-related or disease, a medical staff bears the brunt of fast-filling emergency rooms and chaos lurking. More
CHICAGO | Frank Irving | April 14, 2015 | 06:59 PM | Mobile, Interoperability, Clinical
Have a great idea for a new way to interact with EHR data? An emerging platform enables you to build your own app or use another from an open community. More
CHICAGO | John Andrews | April 14, 2015 | 06:53 PM | Privacy & Security, Cloud Computing
Speaker Jeff Bell offered a bit of irony at the start of his cybercrime program Tuesday morning by admitting he left his cell phone in a taxi cab the day before, one of the most preventable causes of data breaches. More
CHICAGO | Eric Wicklund | April 14, 2015 | 06:50 PM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security
Want a little news to help you sleep soundly tonight? Stolen credit card and bank account information has a short shelf life. More
CHICAGO | Henry Powderly | April 14, 2015 | 06:47 PM | Meaningful Use, Accountable Care
Innovation is driving a significant amount of change in the healthcare industry, Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Tuesday, putting the onus on... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 14, 2015 | 06:45 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Jon White, MD, acting deputy national coordinator for health IT, has been coming to the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition since 2004. Back then, the Office of the National Coordinator didn't even yet exist. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 14, 2015 | 06:42 PM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical, Decision Support
Few organizations better understand how to use health IT to improve care and lower costs more than small community hospitals. More
Eric Wicklund | April 14, 2015 | 01:38 PM | Mobile
How do you get physicians to adopt mobile technology? Tie it into something they already do -- such as talk into their smartphones. More
CHICAGO | Eric Wicklund | April 14, 2015 | 01:29 PM | Pharmacy, Mobile
Let's get something out of the way right now: The competitors in the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition aren't making a device that looks like the old cassette tape recorder that Bones McCoy carried around the USS Enterprise. And their solutions... More
CHICAGO | Richard Pizzi | April 14, 2015 | 01:21 PM | Interoperability
U.S. healthcare must transition from a supply-based to a demand-based system, with patient choice at the center, said Bruce Broussard, Humana's president and CEO, at the HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 14, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Cloud Computing, Analytics, Clinical
IBM will be buying population health company Phytel and Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys, a cloud-base data analytics company. The technology giant announced the pending acquisitions at a late afternoon news conference at HIMSS15 on Monday. More
CHICAGO | Frank Irving | April 13, 2015 | 08:35 PM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Amid the world's largest instance of the Epic EHR, future focus is on drilling down to the individual patient level. More