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NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 11:02 AM
A key provision of the 2009 HITECH Act was to spur health data exchange within and outside hospitals. More
Erin McCann | August 4, 2014 | 11:00 AM
As myriad healthcare organizations have attested, the aftermath of a HIPAA violation generally isn't a pretty sight, especially when it comes to one's bank account. More
Mike Miliard | August 4, 2014 | 10:59 AM
Before coming to health IT in 2006, Jeff Donnell spent more than 20 years in advertising and marketing, which has given him a unique perspective on this industry. More
Erin McCann | August 4, 2014 | 10:57 AM
When asked if she's against health information technology, Deborah Peel laughs. As a psychiatrist, Freudian analyst, and one of the nation's most outspoken advocates on behalf of patient privacy, Peel says it was never about the technology. More
Mike Miliard | August 4, 2014 | 10:54 AM
For all the progress healthcare has made with regard to technology, there's so much further we can go, says Daniel Kraft, MD. More
Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 10:52 AM
Devore Culver, MD, is behaving like a kid with a new toy. What is engaging him, however, is not child's play. More
Erin McCann | August 4, 2014 | 10:51 AM
There was no Epic or Allscripts. It was long before the days of meaningful use. In fact, there was no full electronic medical record system in the nation to speak of. More
Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 10:49 AM
Don't tell Amy Abernethy that something is impossible. The oncologist, researcher and associate professor at Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, has made it her mission to go after the seemingly unsolvable. More
Eric Wicklund | August 4, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
In a move that's being lauded by mobile health innovators, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released dozens of mHealth medical devices from the requirements of added regulation. More
Eric Wicklund | August 4, 2014 | 10:39 AM
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received recently, 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 money. More
CROSSVILLE, TN | Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2014 | 10:37 AM
While some hospital executives are struggling with the demands of Stage 2 meaningful use and perhaps wishing for more time, Darrel Whitmill, RN, manager of physician informatics and meaningful use at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn., decided to... More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | August 4, 2014 | 10:35 AM
A common theme emerging as hospitals work toward Stage 2 is that the hardest measures are those that depend on cooperation or connection with outside parties: whether it's the 5 percent threshold for patients to view, download or transmit their health... More