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Scott Tharler | March 25, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Population Health
The HIMSS15 Social Media Ambassador cut her teeth on health IT in England during late 1980s, where she got a glimpse of what we now call the Triple Aim. More
Tom Sullivan | March 25, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Cloud Computing, Accountable Care
Cloud CRM vendor set to unveil collaboration platform it claims offers "a 360-degree view of patient and provider details." More
Stephanie Bouchard | March 24, 2015 | 12:45 PM | Telehealth, Analytics, Clinical
(SPONSORED) Healthcare providers are financially responsible for at-risk patients. Once these patients are discharged, providers lose contact with them until they return to the ER. Home monitoring coupled with a predictive analytics model helps providers... More
Stephanie Bouchard | March 24, 2015 | 12:41 PM | Cloud Computing
(SPONSORED) Once customers are riding on the "Power of the Network," what do they want to do when they get there? The only way to achieve secure "anywhere" access and enable efficient, real-time communication and information exchange is... More
Bernie Monegain | March 24, 2015 | 11:21 AM | Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing, Analytics
The time is ripe for "3rd Platform" EHRs, according to IDC -- which sees some movement toward these newer, more flexible and mostly cloud-based systems in the unique deal athenahealth struck with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center this past month. More
Mike Miliard | March 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
As it has with other proposed rule-makings, CMS has touted the "flexibility" and "streamlined" nature of the new Stage 3 meaningful use measures. But some physician groups don't quite see things that way. More
Anthony Vecchione | March 24, 2015 | 10:23 AM | Pharmacy, Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a bill that will postpone a deadline for physicians to issue only electronic prescriptions. Despite this, some hospitals are adopting IT that will enable secure e-prescribing of controlled substances. More
Eric Wicklund | March 24, 2015 | 10:05 AM | Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
Lawmakers in Arkansas have rejected a telemedicine bill that proponents say would save hundreds of thousands of dollars and reach patients living in underserved areas. More
Stephanie Bouchard | March 24, 2015 | 09:37 AM | Privacy & Security
(SPONSORED) Wade Baker is an information security leader with a passion for figuring things out and making things work at all layers. More
Stephanie Bouchard | March 24, 2015 | 08:42 AM | Analytics, Clinical
(SPONSORED) Connected care technologies like patient monitor devices provide valuable data that help clinicians care for their patients. Their ubiquitousness, however, has led to alarm fatigue, which can affect quality of care and strain resources. More
Anthony Brino | March 24, 2015 | 08:14 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
In a major metropolitan experiment, a regional health information exchange is aggressively pursuing the goal of connecting 100 percent of providers and 90 percent of hospitals by 2016. More
Bernie Monegain | March 23, 2015 | 11:25 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
The reaction to the long-anticipated Stage 3 meaningful use rules has been slow in coming, but a few people have managed to wade through the hundreds of pages since they were released late Friday afternoon. They're cautiously optimistic. More