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CHICAGO | Neil Versel | August 14, 2014 | 10:26 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
The message that Allscripts Healthcare Solutions CEO and President Paul Black wants to share is simple. "We are back. We are doing well," Black said Wednesday in opening the annual Allscripts Client Experience -- ACE -- users' conference at the... More
Erin McCann | August 13, 2014 | 11:04 AM | Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Looking to save a few bucks? Telehealth might just be the golden ticket to getting there, at least according to new analysis suggesting the remote care delivery model could potentially save U.S. companies a whopping $6 billion. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | August 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM | Data Warehousing, ICD-10, Workforce Management
Looking to advance standards for health information management and technology workforce curricula around the world, AHIMA has founded the Global Health Workforce Council, which comprises members from 12 different countries. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | August 13, 2014 | 10:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association told U.S. senators that, in general, a patient's healthcare data should follow the patient, and it also called for a nationwide patient data matching strategy. More
Eric Wicklund | August 13, 2014 | 09:57 AM | RIS and PACS, Workforce Management, Telehealth
Robots have long promised big things for the healthcare industry, but concerns have been expressed over efficacy and limitations. One area, however, has demonstrated the considerable benefits robots bring to the table, according to two recent reports. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | August 12, 2014 | 11:11 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
The West African Ebola outbreak -- already the largest, longest-lasting such contagion yet -- continues to worsen. While the World Health Organization will be essential to stop it, one online database was the first to see it start. More
Anthony Brino | August 12, 2014 | 10:47 AM | ICD-10, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Even as it led to a delay of ICD-10, another component in the Protecting Access to Medicare Act could go a long way toward accelerating the development and access routes of new diagnostic tests. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | August 12, 2014 | 09:17 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
With a nod to Apple and its famous 1997 TV spot, which highlighted doers and dreamers who colored outside the lines, we profile some of the 'crazy ones' who are helping transform health IT in new and unique ways. More
Mike Miliard | August 11, 2014 | 11:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Interoperability
As the dust settles from the mammoth $1.3 billion merger, Siemens Health Services CEO John Glaser tells Healthcare IT News what led up to the Cerner deal, how his experience as a health system CIO could help smooth integration challenges and what to expect... More
MOUNTAIN VIEW CA | Bernie Monegain | August 11, 2014 | 10:58 AM | Quality and Safety
El Camino Hospital, known for its advanced use of health information technology, is using wireless technology to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers for patients. Pressure ulcers -- often called bedsores -- have been one of the most elusive problems hospitals... More
Eric Wicklund | August 11, 2014 | 10:32 AM | Mobile/Wireless
After launching a bedside medication verification program seven years ago, one Colorado-based hospital is now moving forward with its mHealth platform by adding more critical tools aimed at better helping clinicians with care delivery. More
CHEYENNE, WY | Erin McCann | August 8, 2014 | 10:23 PM | Claims Processing, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
By mining state Medicaid data and utilizing a population health platform, the Wyoming Department of Health was able to slash its Medicaid-related emergency room visits by 20 percent in a one-year period. More