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incentivize mental health providers to buy EHRs
By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm July 24, 2017
The bipartisan legislation is part of a CMS Innovation Center project to promote EHR adoption for the improvement of care quality and interoperability.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:02 pm July 24, 2017
Rumors that WebMD was shopping around for a buyer are finally confirmed.
women in coding

Code.org is growing opportunities for women and girls, men and boys to code. Photo courtesy of Code.org

By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm July 24, 2017
The number of female students taking Advance Placement Computer Science Exam has grown by 135 percent since 2016.
doctor practices high cost of IT maintenance
By Mike Miliard 12:13 pm July 24, 2017
MGMA survey shows some spending $19,000 per doctor, per year.
eClinicalWorks certification
By Tom Sullivan 12:06 pm July 24, 2017
Here’s a look at issues in eClinicalWorks electronic health record that could create difficulties for clients, what the company has done since the DOJ settlement, and actions it recommends customers take now.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
By Healthcare IT News 09:21 am July 24, 2017
We're looking for healthcare leaders laying the strategic framework for their organizations' long-term financial survivability.
legislation to support programs to teach coding for girls

Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-New York, have submitted a  bill that would help young girls interested in technology careers a push.

 

By Bernie Monegain 07:51 am July 24, 2017
The proposed bill can help close the tech gender gap and has support from ranking Democrat from the House's Science, Space and Tech committee.

Dr. Sharmila Anand, seated at right, works in Thirukalukundram, a village two hours away from the nearest city in the south of India. She is one of three women in healthcare featured in a documentary produced by GE Healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 06:43 am July 24, 2017
The film highlights three of many untold stories about women working in healthcare around the world.

Décoste learned computer programming using a library book as guide.

By 05:16 am July 24, 2017
Software engineer Rachel Décoste is a self-taught coder passionate about diversity in STEM.

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