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Mike Miliard | March 9, 2015 | 03:10 PM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Clinical
With its new ResearchKit, Apple aims to offer an open framework that enables more medical professionals to participate in research, and gives tech innovators the chance to build apps for its platform. More
Amanda Burkey | March 9, 2015 | 11:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Analytics
The elite group of Stage 7 organizations have overcome many challenges in achieving a paperless environment. Here's a chance to take advantage of their experiences and some lessons to keep in mind as your organization works toward EMR optimization. More
Erin McCann | March 9, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Privacy & Security
Think healthcare is not a target for cyberattacks? Think again. Following a pattern of increasing attack frequency, one Indiana-based hospital is the newest target, after hackers swiped the personal data of thousands. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | March 9, 2015 | 10:06 AM | Business Intelligence, Claims Processing, Data Warehousing
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' first Chief Data Officer Niall Brennan talks about his first few months as CDO, and offers advice for providers looking to tap into their own data to drive efficiency and improve care. More
Bernie Monegain | March 9, 2015 | 09:43 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
The Forbes 2015 list of the richest people on the planet has become longer this year with the addition of even more billionaires. We found five health IT pioneers on the list you've probably heard of. More
John Andrews | March 6, 2015 | 06:02 PM | Enterprise Resource Planning, Interoperability, Clinical
At HIMSS15, Infor will showcase tools for streamlining business and clinical operations, and tracking vital resources. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | March 6, 2015 | 11:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Five Republican senators -- the same group that in 2013 called for a "reboot" of the HITECH Act -- are pressing on with their efforts to drive changes in how health IT is deployed, especially with regard to interoperability. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | March 6, 2015 | 11:51 AM | Meaningful Use, Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding
In a letter this week to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, more than 100 medical societies aired "a number of concerns that do not appear to be addressed" as the ICD-10 deadline looms. More
Bernie Monegain | March 6, 2015 | 10:10 AM | Business Intelligence, Analytics, Clinical
A new survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association wanted to gauge medical students' attitudes regarding clinical informatics training and careers. Instead, researchers found a surprising lack of awareness about the... More
Susan Morse | March 5, 2015 | 05:53 PM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Accountable Care, Patient Engagement
Changes in the healthcare marketplace to a consumer focus require a fresh look at how the revenue cycle is managed. More
Neil Versel | March 5, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
The oral arguments the U.S. Supreme Court heard Wednesday in King vs. Burwell did not address any health IT provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but the ruling could have far-reaching effects on the future of American healthcare. More
Bernie Monegain | March 5, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
A new survey shows "significant amount of security risk" occurring across all industries. Its findings for healthcare were particularly troubling, especially with regard to providers' use of business associates. More