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Mike Miliard | January 2, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
While "persistent challenges and barriers" related to infrastructure and funding continue to vex state health information exchanges, there's still ample need for their services and plenty of opportunity at the state and federal levels to keep... More
NEW YORK | Charles Ornstein | January 2, 2015 | 10:11 AM | Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The ABC television show "NY Med" filmed Mark Chanko's final moments without the approval of his family. Even though his face was blurred, his wife recognized him. "I saw my husband die before my eyes." More
Healthcare IT News Staff | December 31, 2014 | 11:09 AM | Privacy and Security
Just a few days remain to submit a speaking proposal for the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum in San Diego, March 5-6. The forum will bring together more than 200 leading providers, payers, researchers and government officials. More
Erin McCann | December 31, 2014 | 10:52 AM | Quality and Safety
Each year, medical errors kill 400,000 Americans, more people than any other illness aside from cancer and heart disease. In an effort to recognize hospitals that have successfully worked to reduce these deadly medical errors, patient safety organization The... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | December 31, 2014 | 10:32 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless
The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years. More
Erin McCann | December 30, 2014 | 11:25 AM | Telehealth
2014 was a busy year for healthcare but among all the changes, there were five big trends that set themselves apart according to a list compiled by market research firm Kalorama Information. More
Erin McCann | December 30, 2014 | 11:07 AM | Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
The world's largest consulting firm has secured a behemoth five-year contract to continue its work on the federal government's health insurance marketplace. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 11:05 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is offering up to $150.7 million to support further development of networks that make up PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. More
Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
A $40,000 donation from Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, will support Georgia Tech's work on interoperability and also the Triple Aim Initiative. More
Bernie Monegain | December 29, 2014 | 11:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The potential cost of breaches for the healthcare industry could be as much as $5.6 billion annually, according to a new report from Experian, a global information services firm. The report is Experian's second annual data breach forecast across... More
Pamela Dixon | December 29, 2014 | 10:29 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management
Retained, executive search firm, SSi-SEARCH, reveals new findings in its 2014 annual CIO survey results, designed to capture insights on how the CIO role is evolving. Among the findings: A growing workload and continued rapid change. More
Mike Miliard | December 26, 2014 | 01:10 PM | Electronic Health Records, ICD-10, Privacy and Security
It was, as always, an eventful year for the health information technology industry, everywhere from hospitals to physician practices, vendor headquarters to the halls of Congress. 2014 was marked by big stories about ICD-10, privacy and security, patient... More