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Scott Tharler | February 23, 2015 | 07:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical, Decision Support
The self-professed "disruptive innovation geek" lauds the HIT community, laments the state of patient-centered care and reflects on time spent in telecom. More
InterSystems | February 20, 2015 | 03:35 PM | Interoperability
(SPONSORED) DeSantis talks interoperability platforms, patient engagement and the "vision-to-value" model. More
REDMOND, WA | Erin McCann | February 20, 2015 | 03:28 PM | Privacy & Security, Cloud Computing
Google and Amazon: you just got outplayed -- at least in the security standards arena. Just this month, tech giant Microsoft announced it was adopting the first international set of privacy standards for the cloud, making it the first major cloud computing... More
ENGLEWOOD, CO | Mike Miliard | February 20, 2015 | 11:31 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Policy and Legislation
The Medical Group Management Association on Friday named its new president and chief executive officer -- a health system chief medical officer, former management consultant and best-selling author. More
Tom Sullivan | February 20, 2015 | 11:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Network Infrastructure
Healthcare organizations willing to break the tried-and-true approach to acquiring IT products are creating applications that are more closely aligned with their needs. And potentially getting equity in a successful startup. More
PORTLAND, OR | Mike Miliard | February 20, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
A new partnership between a Portland, Oregon, behavioral health services provider and a local health system will use an HIE tool to link the hospital's acute care data with a specialty behavioral health EHR. More
Erin McCann | February 20, 2015 | 11:02 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
The $28.1 billion carrot paid out to meaningful EHR adopters to date has spurred significant EHR adoption specifically among emergency and outpatient departments, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More
ATLANTA | Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Population Health
A university health policy center has received a $2.7 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to partner with other organizations for a look at transfusion-related complications in patients with hemoglobin disorders. More
Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2015 | 08:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
Fluence, the software formerly known as Convergence, extracts data from various systems to "bring the patient story to life" via a longitudinal record. More
Rick Cook | February 20, 2015 | 07:43 AM | Privacy & Security
Much the way telecommunications providers once struggled with the home stretch of connectivity, healthcare organizations today are grappling with compliance, disclosure policies and security. More
CHARLOTTE, NC | Mike Miliard | February 19, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, ICD-10 & Coding, Privacy & Security
Nearly 95 percent of health IT professionals say complying with regulations is the chief driver of their decision-making, according to a new poll. Worse, a majority say too many government mandates are having an adverse effect on their work. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Erin McCann | February 19, 2015 | 11:11 AM | Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety, Analytics
One big-name health system and a neighboring university have teamed up on a new initiative that will harness data from electronic medical records, de-identifying it and digesting it into a database that can help inform better care decisions. More