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Erin McCann | March 28, 2014 | 11:01 AM | Meaningful Use
As Stage 2 meaningful use continues to pose a challenge, here's a handy chart to help eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals tackle the 16 core objectives. More
Erin McCann | March 28, 2014 | 10:46 AM | Privacy and Security
For small- to mid-sized healthcare organizations looking for help with HIPAA security risk assessment, you now have a new tool at your fingertips. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | March 28, 2014 | 10:19 AM | ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
ICD-10 has been the butt of countless jokes during the last several months but none so surprising as the latest one-liner. Only this isn't funny. Whether you're hoping President Obama gets a chance to sign the provision pushing ICD-10 back within... More
Benjamin Harris | March 27, 2014 | 03:16 PM | ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
The House vote to delay ICD-10 caught some off guard, angered some, and provoked scorn from plenty. Twitter was buzzing with sarcastic jokes and pleas to senators to keep fighting against any further delays. More
Tom Sullivan | March 27, 2014 | 01:59 PM | ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
In the morning, the U.S. House postponed the vote on delaying ICD-10 to 2015 and on a temporary fix to how doctors are paid, but by afternoon, House members came back around and voted to pass the bill. It now goes to the Senate. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | March 27, 2014 | 11:35 AM | ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
After a fiery debate on the House floor, House members pushed back an effort to delay the ICD-10 compliance deadline to 2015, legislation that also aimed to create a temporary SGR patch. More
Paul Cerrato | March 27, 2014 | 11:03 AM | Workforce Management
Having IT is a necessity for hospitals, but for many, having an IT team to support that technology is a luxury. Here are some tips from experts on creating an IT team on a budget. The most obvious option is to replace some full-time IT employees with contract... More
IOWA CITY, IA | Mike Miliard | March 27, 2014 | 10:55 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Smart use of clinical and business intelligence has helped earn 21 University of Iowa Health Care clinics a spot among an elite few, as they've been awarded a Stage 7 Ambulatory Award from HIMSS Analytics. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | March 27, 2014 | 10:39 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Healthcare IT leaders are worried about having enough money to successfully complete healthcare IT projects, according to the findings of the 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey. This infographic breaks down the survey results. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | March 27, 2014 | 10:28 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10
Not having enough money to complete a successful IT implementation is the top worry of participants in the 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey. The survey examines a wide array of topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT priorities, issues... More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | March 26, 2014 | 01:37 PM | ICD-10, Policy and Legislation
Under the guise of the already contentious SGR fix, Congress is girding to vote on a bill Thursday that would delay ICD-10. AHIMA has written a letter, urging Congress to stay the course to the Oct. 1 deadline. More
IRVINE, CA | Mike Miliard | March 26, 2014 | 10:58 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Solo physicians and small practices are finally starting to show encouraging electronic health record adoption rates, according to a new report from SK&A. More