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By Healthcare IT News 03:52 pm January 29, 2016
Only a few days remain to submit a speaking proposal for the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum in Los Angeles, May 11-12. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Thursday, Feb. 4 at 5 p.m.
By Bernie Monegain 03:38 pm January 29, 2016
Physician adoption of electronic health records rose steadily between 2013 and 2014, with nearly 75 percent of doctors going digital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Electronic Heal
By Bernie Monegain 03:16 pm January 29, 2016
MidMichigan Health, a nonprofit health system affiliated with the University of Michigan Health System, is ready to replace a mixed bag of technology with an electronic health record from Epic Systems, which will provide the clinical, administr
By Greg Goth 02:45 pm January 29, 2016
While the development of accurate predictive analytics has the potential to head off debilitating and costly conditions among patients, one veteran of the burgeoning field says it’s important not to rush in without the proper planning.
The HIMSS14 show floor. (Staff photo)
By Bill Siwicki 01:27 pm January 29, 2016
Iatric Systems intends to unwrap a set of analytics services to help healthcare providers meet federal mandates at HIMSS16. The vendor specializing in patient privacy, analytics, EHR optimization and interoperability, said that it will debut a new offering dubbed Analytics On-Demand at the conference, which begins late next month.
Patricia Mechael at the mHealth Summit in 2011. (Flickr)
By Jessica Davis 06:37 pm January 28, 2016
Patricia Mechael has been appointed executive vice president, Personal Connected Health Alliance at HIMSS, effective April 15, HIMSS President and CEO Steve Lieber announced on Thursday.
By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm January 28, 2016
Despite the record number of major healthcare breaches in just the past year, 74 percent of consumers surveyed by the National Cyber Security Alliance said they trust healthcare providers the most with personal information, according to a study released Thursday to mark Data Privacy Day.
By Bernie Monegain 04:29 pm January 28, 2016
SCIO Health Analytics has acquired Westlake Village, California-based Clear Vision Information Systems, the companies announced Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Clear Vision provides software-as-a-service analytics focused on risk adjustment and quality metric strategies for health plans and providers.
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm January 28, 2016
For the sixth straight year, Epic has secured the top spot for Overall Software Suite in the Best in KLAS: Software & Services report, which is compiled based on feedback from healthcare providers.
By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 28, 2016
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $70 million for nine new patient-centered research projects. The new studies will focus on conditions ranging from a type of very early-stage, localized breast cancer to diabetes, chronic lung disease and migraines.

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