News

Sort by: Date|#Views|#Comments
Eric Wicklund | April 9, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Mobile, Telehealth
At HIMSS15, Chanin Wendling plans to share lessons learned from a texting program some 200,000 patients strong. More
Richard Pizzi | April 8, 2015 | 05:57 PM | Workforce
Martin Howard has been appointed chief information officer at Amedisys, a nationwide home health and hospice provider based in Baton Rouge, La. More
Eric Wicklund | April 8, 2015 | 05:24 PM | Mobile, Patient Engagement
At HIMSS15, Joe Kvedar, MD, will share a status update on connected health. Hint: Despite the exuberance around wearables, some providers are taking notice of what they can accomplish with the data. More
Lisa Gillespie | April 8, 2015 | 03:56 PM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Donald Lindberg, MD, the outgoing director of the National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, recognized early on the promise in putting research online. More
Healthcare IT News | April 8, 2015 | 11:33 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
More than $28.5 billion has been paid out so far as part of the federal Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, helping drive electronic health record adoption from coast to coast. This map and sortable table shows who's gotten how much. More
Erin McCann | April 8, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Privacy & Security
If you've ever wondered where data goes once it's stolen or how many cybercriminals view and download the information worldwide, there's finally an answer. A hint? The numbers are staggering. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 8, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Rival EHR giants Cerner Corporation and Epic Systems have joined iPatientCare as CMS Designated Test EHR Program participants. More
Bernie Monegain | April 8, 2015 | 10:31 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Patient Engagement
A Series B round of funding has netted $20 million for digital startup Livongo Health, which will use the funding to further develop its platform and grow the market for its diabetes management program. More
Healthcare IT News | April 8, 2015 | 09:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Analytics, Workflow
Representing analytics data mined from an electronic health record, this chart shows the daily technology interaction of a typical physician and her staff: 24 patient visits over 16 hours for a total of 2,541 clicks. More
Scott Tharler | April 8, 2015 | 08:04 AM | Patient Engagement
Participants in the influential group of health IT socializers share their best advice and insights about harnessing the power of social networks. More
Mike Miliard | April 8, 2015 | 07:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Population Health
Analytics, interoperability products aim to help transition to smarter, better-connected, more value-based care. More
Chris Nerney | April 8, 2015 | 07:47 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
With so many healthcare organizations struggling in its revenue cycle, a HIMSS15 expert session will examine ways to redirect focus to enhance clinical and financial functions. More