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NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | February 25, 2015 | 10:52 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Mobile apps equipped with clinical decision support lead to much higher diagnosis rates than apps that merely record data from a patient exam, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing shows. More
Erin McCann | February 25, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Privacy & Security, Cloud Computing, Compliance & Legal
There's a right way to manage third-party risks and vendor contracting, and there's the wrong way. And, too often, it's the latter. But it doesn't have to be. Here are some things your organization should keep in mind. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | February 25, 2015 | 10:25 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security
The number of patients affected by medical identity theft increased nearly 22 percent over the past year, according to a new report from the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance -- an increase of nearly half a million victims since 2013. More
Bernie Monegain | February 25, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Analytics, Clinical
UPMC's chief innovation officer talks true semantic interoperability, moving past the hype and reaching thousands of patients at a time. More
Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 12:45 PM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Over the past 10 years or more, information technology has markedly changed the treatment and care cancer patients receive today. More
ATLANTA | Mike Miliard | February 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce
Most physician practices are now convinced that the ICD-10 transition will finally happen on Oct. 1, 2015. But just 21 percent say they're on track with their preparations for the switchover. More
Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 10:32 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce
Geisinger Health System has found a new leader to fill the position of CEO, succeeding Glenn Steele Jr., MD. More
Erin McCann | February 24, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Think about how long four seconds is. One. Two. Three. Four. Done. It's no time at all, really. But for ischemic heart disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, it's more than enough time to do serious damage. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | February 24, 2015 | 09:26 AM | Meaningful Use, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Healthcare privacy and security experts from around the United States will gather in San Diego March 5-6 to share information and strategize over how to combat cybercrime, insider threats and other pressing challenges to patient data. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 08:54 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Medical Devices
Chalk one up for patient safety. A new report commissioned by the FDA and authored by the Brookings Institution is calling for the creation of a national surveillance system for medical devices. More
Madelyn Kearns | February 24, 2015 | 08:07 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Cloud Computing
Optimizing EHRs for tablets is the first step toward transforming care delivery. Next up: Covering more steps of the care continuum. More
Mike Miliard | February 23, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Privacy & Security, Workforce
More and more across healthcare, provider organizations are adding a new C-suite role to their rosters -- or at least a new letter to the acronym of their chief security officer's title. More