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Eric Wicklund | June 27, 2014 | 09:53 AM | Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received in recent weeks, officials are seeing marked success from their telehealth programs, which have enabled the agency to treat more veterans, reduce hospital admissions and save some serious... More
ANNAPOLIS, MD | Anthony Brino | June 27, 2014 | 08:29 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Interoperability
Anne Arundel Medical Center has been expanding in recent years, and as part of the challenge of optimizing 49 ambulatory practices as part of its network, the health system has had to integrate IT systems -- including the Epic EHRs used at hospitals and the... More
John Andrews | June 26, 2014 | 01:46 PM
If there is one emerging pattern within the clinical informatics field, it is the quest to make data "actionable" for users. More
Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 01:44 PM
A strategy most often applied to industries such as manufacturing and aviation might unlock the potential for better care at lower cost, according to a recent report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | June 26, 2014 | 01:42 PM
Anyone following the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has witnessed signs that changes were coming since Karen DeSalvo, MD, took the helm. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | June 26, 2014 | 01:40 PM
The U.S. Senate voted in Sylvia Matthews Burwell as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services on June 6. More
Erin McCann | June 26, 2014 | 01:38 PM
Information is money. And data brokers, companies that mine consumers' personal information and sell to the highest bidder, know this more than anyone. More
FARMINGTON, ME | Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 01:36 PM
Ralph Johnson figured once would be enough. Having passed one EHR Incentive Program audit, he assumed his small health system had proven its meaningful use merit to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Then he got another email. More
Evan Schuman | June 26, 2014 | 11:53 AM
CEOs and CIOs are quickly moving to make hiring chief information security officers a top priority, but CISOs are hard to come by -- and expensive. More
Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 11:46 AM
After talking recently with former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology David Blumenthal, MD, there seemed to be reason to be optimistic about the promise of health information technology, about moving the healthcare system as we've... More
John Loonsk | June 26, 2014 | 11:44 AM
So, you dropped a huge chunk of change on a new IT system. Now you are frustrated and have buyer's regret. The "installation requirements" are very complex. More
Michael Brozino | June 26, 2014 | 11:42 AM
The first quarter of 2014 is over and yet we are still witnessing EHR system vendors asking the government for more time, or to lessen the certification demands, for Stage 2 of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' meaningful use of EHRs... More