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FRANKLIN, TN | Mike Miliard | March 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing
Buckling under the weight of $750 million in debt, voice recognition and medical transcription company M*Modal has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. More
Donna S. Charles | March 21, 2014 | 10:38 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Hospital executives are faced with numerous challenges related to healthcare reform in general and the Affordable Care Act in particular. Strategic decisions about how to address these challenges will significantly impact not only the financial and clinical... More
Erin McCann | March 21, 2014 | 06:20 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Here's another reason why those multi-million dollar electronic health record systems might be finally paying off, in terms of lives potentially saved. According to new research, EHRs can be used to predict the early stages of sepsis, which is... More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | March 21, 2014 | 06:00 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Cloud Computing
The latest deployment of IBM's cognitive computing technology is at the New York Genome Center, where Watson will help oncologists speed their research for personalized cancer care.
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Benjamin Harris | March 20, 2014 | 03:32 PM
How time flies when you're tweeting! Twitter recently granted us the ability to go back in time and see users' first tweets. Here are some of our favorite first tweets from notable names in health IT. More
ROCHESTER, MN | Mike Miliard | March 20, 2014 | 11:03 AM | Business Intelligence, EDIS, Quality and Safety
Ambient Clinical Analytics is a new startup, founded by Mayo Clinic researchers with help from Silicon Valley investors, that aims to bring data assimilation, communication and analytics to the bedside. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | March 20, 2014 | 08:16 AM | Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management, Policy and Legislation
The nursing profession is facing multiple challenges in the years ahead. This Norwich University Online infographic details the expected trends and the changes that are being brought about by healthcare reform, and healthcare information technology. More
Bernie Monegain | March 20, 2014 | 06:35 AM | Network Infrastructure
A sensor slipped under a mattress and a bedside monitor to continuously keep tabs on a patient's vital signs, such as heart rate and oxygen levels can avoid code-blue events, reduce how long a patient stays in the hospital and save costs, according to a... More
Bernie Monegain | March 19, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10
It looks like the steep climb to meaningful use Stage 2 could be rocky. There is no shortage of challenges to worry about, but at the University of Utah Health Care, the woman in charge of the ICD-10 project is finding new ways to get things done -- even as... More
Diana Manos | March 19, 2014 | 10:13 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
Without question, BYOD, or "bring your own device," offers benefits to both healthcare employees and employers. It also presents security issues. No matter who owns the device, hospitals are responsible for any data breaches that occur. More
Erin McCann | March 19, 2014 | 04:25 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
The 28-hospital Indian Health Service has failed a mock cyberattack conducted by HHS' Office of Inspector General after its computer network was discovered to have "high risk" vulnerabilities. More
PITTSBURGH | Mike Miliard | March 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM | Meaningful Use, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Even when they've met the requirements of the federal EHR Incentive Program, more than two thirds of providers say they still don't feel they've maximized the full potential of meaningful use, according to a new survey. More