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OREM, UT | Mike Miliard | August 26, 2014 | 11:05 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Ambulatory practices both large and small say they're thinking hard about replacing their EMR, according to a new KLAS report. Hospitals, too, are in for disruption. More
LOS ANGELES | Erin McCann | August 26, 2014 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
Cedars-Sinai Health System notified its patients of a HIPAA breach, after an unencrypted hospital laptop containing patient medical data and Social Security numbers was stolen from an employee's home. More
Government Health IT Staff | August 26, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
It has historically been difficult for public health officials -- especially at cash-strapped state and local departments -- to gauge whether their outreach and initiatives really work. A new tool from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Health Partners... More
Anthony Vecchione | August 25, 2014 | 10:48 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has raised public awareness about the risks of healthcare associated infections, as U.S. healthcare workers in Africa acquired Ebola while working in a healthcare setting. Here in the U.S., data mining technology is a... More
BURLINGTON, MA | Bernie Monegain | August 25, 2014 | 10:16 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure, RIS and PACS
Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through its cloud-based PowerShare Network, a feat company executives hail as "an industry-first milestone." More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | August 25, 2014 | 07:54 AM | Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
U.S. chief technology officer Todd Park is reportedly packing up to head back West -- Silicon Valley, specifically. More
Erin McCann | August 22, 2014 | 11:13 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Health IT companies once again made it to the list of fastest growing companies this year, with three big name EHR vendors chief among them. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | August 22, 2014 | 10:53 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce Management
A new survey and study conducted by HIMSS Analytics shows demand for qualified health IT workers is as high as it's ever been and "projected to continue in the foreseeable future." More
Neil Versel | August 22, 2014 | 10:19 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Stage 2 of meaningful use requires at least 5 percent of a given provider's patients to be engaged in their own care either through an online portal or an electronic personal health record. The threshold seems low, but it is the first time that achieving... More
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA | Mike Miliard | August 22, 2014 | 10:13 AM | Quality and Safety, RTLS
The healthcare industry will be among the first to reap the benefits of emerging four-dimensional printing technology, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. More
Erin McCann | August 21, 2014 | 10:52 AM | Mobile/Wireless
With nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes -- and racking up $245 billion in costs each year -- many stakeholders have been looking for innovative ways to help those individuals better keep tabs on their condition. With its new mobile health... More
Kaiser Health News | August 21, 2014 | 09:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security
A decade ago almost all doctors kept paper charts on every patient. That is changing quickly as laptops become as common as stethoscopes in exam rooms. Here are some frequently asked questions about this evolution underway in American medicine and the... More