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WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | January 7, 2015 | 05:57 AM | Meaningful Use, Policy and Legislation
The proposed rule for Stage 3 meaningful use has landed at the Office of Management and Budget, alongside one from ONC aiming to make electronic health record certifications more broadly applicable across care settings. More
ANN ARBOR, MI | Mike Miliard | January 6, 2015 | 02:33 PM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Workforce Management
Sue Schade, chief information officer at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, has been named the 2014 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year, an award given each year by CHIME and HIMSS. More
MINNEAPOLIS | Bernie Monegain | January 6, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
In what Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton calls a groundbreaking deal, Minneapolis-based health system Allina Health -- Health Catalyst's first client -- will invest $100 million in the data warehousing company, committing to work with it on a 10-year... More
SAN ANTONIO | Mike Miliard | January 6, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure, RTLS
"We're in for a rocket ride these next 10 years," says Peter Diamandis. With exponentially-evolving technologies set to disrupt medicine in ways we can't even imagine, the innovator and futurist believes "we're heading toward a... More
Mike Miliard | January 6, 2015 | 09:51 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
A new survey of physicians by Healthcare IT News' sister site finds that 55 percent of them won't attest to Stage 2 meaningful use this year. It's "almost impossible" says one specialist polled by Medical Practice Insider. More
Pamela Dixon | January 6, 2015 | 08:57 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
While healthcare chief information officers have been taking on more and more responsibility, staff and budgets in recent years, many have argued that their strategic capabilities are under-utilized. A new survey from SSi-SEARCH finds greater strategic... More
Erin McCann | January 5, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
What United States Postal Service officials originally reported as a "cybersecurity intrusion" that compromised the Social Security numbers of some 800,000 USPS employees, turned out to be even bigger than they thought, involving scores of protected... More
Mike Miliard | January 5, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Most providers' revenue cycle management technology is getting pretty long in the tooth, installed years ago to process the relatively simple transactions of volume-based care. As healthcare moves toward pay-for-performance, hospitals and practices will... More
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT | Bernie Monegain | January 2, 2015 | 11:13 AM | ICD-10, Workforce Management, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Precyse and Vermont HITEC, a not-for-profit education center, are partnering to fill Precyse's current and future medical coding workforce development needs in Vermont. More
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