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Anthony Vecchione | August 28, 2014 | 10:37 AM | ePrescribing, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
A restrictive new rule change from the Drug Enforcement Administration, making it more difficult for physicians to prescribe opioids, will necessitate some changes to e-prescribing products and practices. More
CAMBRIDGE, MA | Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2014 | 10:05 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Healthcare organizations are struggling to get a handle on population health, according to a new report from Chilmark Research, which reveals a market that is still very much in its infancy. More
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | August 28, 2014 | 08:01 AM | Privacy and Security
Consider the Assumption of Breach methodology that Seattle Children's Hospital Chief Information Security Officer Cris Ewell will delve into at the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Privacy and Security Forum in Boston Sept. 8-9. More
ANDOVER, MA | Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 03:23 PM
In a project that could be a boon for ALS patients, and potentially others with neurodegenerative conditions, Philips and Accenture have developed proof of concept software that enables users to control devices using brainwaves. More
Anthony Brino | August 27, 2014 | 03:22 PM
The Protecting Access to Medicare law enacted earlier this year is rather ignominiously known for delaying the inevitable ICD-10 conversion, but it could also speed up a part of the health system that's just as sorely needed. More
Erin McCann | August 27, 2014 | 03:18 PM
It's official. The Government Accountability Office today affirmed what the general public knew this past October: the launch of the HealthCare.gov website was a poorly-planned and mismanaged disaster -- one that cost the federal government a pretty... More
Evan Schuman | August 27, 2014 | 03:17 PM
Few healthcare IT policies these days are as delicate, sensitive and potentially emotionally explosive as efforts to restrict or regulate employee social media activity. More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 03:16 PM
Increasingly, it seems Capitol Hill may be starting to question the long-term mission of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. More
Erin McCann | August 27, 2014 | 03:14 PM
It turns out, ONC's electronic health record certification process has some serious shortcomings -- chief among them security practices that are wholly insufficient to adequately protect patient health information, according to a new report from the... More
Mike Miliard | August 27, 2014 | 03:13 PM
The feds have been taking a bit of a drubbing lately, what with the paltry early returns for Stage 2 meaningful use attestations. More
Erin McCann | August 27, 2014 | 03:11 PM
There's been a lot of talk about compliance lately. Federal and state regulations. HIPAA regulations. More
Bernie Monegain | August 27, 2014 | 03:09 PM
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with more than 1,400 CIO and IT team members, recently published a case study that delves into the workings of a Rush University Medical Center initiative that gives veterans opportunities to become... More