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WASHINGTON | Diana Manos | June 26, 2014 | 10:21 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Anyone under the impression that doctors don't like technology in general might be mistaken. Rather, what many share distaste for is meaningful use. That's according to Mari Savickis, assistant director of federal affairs at the American Medical... More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
If you had to guess which three EMR vendors increased their market share in 2013, you'd probably be right. Cerner, Epic and MEDITECH. Slam dunk. More
Erin McCann | June 25, 2014 | 10:57 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
In one of the largest HIPAA breaches ever reported, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is notifying some 1.3 million people after hackers gained unfettered access to an agency server for nearly a year before being discovered. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | June 25, 2014 | 10:47 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless
Serving a multi-ethnic patient population that speaks six different languages -- with five different alphabets! -- is just one of the Stage 2 meaningful use challenges for New York Hospital Queens. More
SACRAMENTO, CA | Bernie Monegain | June 25, 2014 | 10:31 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Sutter Health executives say its health information exchange will enable doctors and hospitals -- inside and outside its network of care -- to securely share clinical information. The organization sees it as a game changer, one that will boost care... More
SAN DIEGO | Eric Wicklund | June 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
More than 60 percent of all industries worldwide embrace BYOD, says Mac McMillan, CEO of the information security company CynergisTek and chairman of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Task Force. In healthcare, that number stands at around 85 percent, with 92... More
CHARLOTTE, NC | Mike Miliard | June 24, 2014 | 10:31 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile/Wireless, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
A new mobile app from Premier Inc. offers healthcare providers instant access to product pricing on purchasing contracts of all types. More
Erin McCann | June 24, 2014 | 10:03 AM | Privacy and Security, Workforce Management, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
As myriad healthcare organizations have attested, the aftermath of a HIPAA violation generally isn't a pretty sight, especially when it comes to one's bank account. One Indiana-based health system has witnessed this reality after being slapped with... More
Evan Schuman | June 24, 2014 | 09:49 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has launched a federal probe into HIPAA privacy violations at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, according to an HHS spokesperson. More
Healthcare IT News Staff | June 23, 2014 | 03:12 PM | Data Warehousing
This infographic from datascience@berkeley explores the health data revolution, the difference between electronic medical records and EHRs, which states and practices adopted electronic systems, and what the future of the digital health industry looks like. More
SAN DIEGO | Erin McCann | June 23, 2014 | 11:03 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
Data attacks on healthcare organizations have increased a whopping 100 percent from just four years ago, a reality that has chief security and information officers in a dash to stay ahead of the data protection curve. More
John Andrews | June 23, 2014 | 10:56 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
There are many dimensions to the Accountable Care Organization challenge, including the logistics of changing a well-established acute care model, the process of configuring the network, analyzing IT capabilities across the spectrum and determining how all... More