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NATIONAL HARBOR, MD | Bernie Monegain | December 7, 2014 | 07:06 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Healthcare is serious business. But for a few brief hours on Sunday afternoon, John Ferrara, gamer extraordinaire, showed how it could be turned into a game for the benefit of patients and caregivers anywhere. More
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA | Mike Miliard | December 5, 2014 | 02:32 PM | Mobile/Wireless
And here you thought Google Glass was the ultimate head-mounted game-changer for healthcare. More
John Andrews | December 5, 2014 | 02:30 PM | Interoperability
Hard to believe, but it has been a decade since the George W. Bush administration created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and issued a challenge to the healthcare industry that it should be seamlessly interoperable by... More
Tom Sullivan | December 5, 2014 | 02:29 PM | Policy and Legislation
Lucia Savage is joining ONC from UnitedHealthcare, where she was senior associate general counsel, a role that involved supervising a team focused on health information exchange, transparency projects and other data-driven innovations, DeSalvo wrote in an... More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | December 5, 2014 | 02:27 PM | Meaningful Use
When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published its final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use on Aug. 29, it trumpeted the "flexibility" it offered for how providers can use certified electronic health records. More
Mike Miliard | December 5, 2014 | 02:26 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
The Federal Trade Commission has some news for health IT vendors whose zeal for competitive marketshare outweighs their willingness to share data: they're watching, and will step in where necessary. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | December 5, 2014 | 02:25 PM | Meaningful Use
Add this to the list of hair-pulling, teeth-gnashing complaints legions of providers have about the U.S. government's increasingly exasperating meaningful use program. More
Government Health IT Staff | December 5, 2014 | 02:23 PM | Quality and Safety
It appears almost definite at this point that the Ebola outbreak is likely to get worse, and very much so, before it shows any signs of lessening. More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2014 | 02:21 PM | Interoperability
A coalition of healthcare associations today called on HHS Secretary to revamp the meaningful use program. More
WASHINGTON | Erin McCann | December 5, 2014 | 02:19 PM | Policy and Legislation
National Health IT Week kicked off in Washington, DC, this September mobilizing throngs of industry health IT leaders, who brought their concerns and recommendations to Capitol Hill. Among their requests? Interoperability standards and Stage 2 reporting... More
Mike Miliard | December 5, 2014 | 02:18 PM | Interoperability
As co-chair of the joint HIT Policy and Standards Committee's JASON Task Force, Micky Tripathi is charged with digesting the report, "A Robust Health Data Infrastructure," prepared for AHRQ by the MITRE Corporation's JASON advisory group,... More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2014 | 02:16 PM | Workforce Management
The government's new $450 million job training program targets 270 community colleges across the country, many of which plan to offer courses in health IT. More