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By Mike Miliard 05:02 pm December 12, 2014
The mood was hopeful as 2014 dawned. "This is the year," said Robert Tagalicod, director of CMS' Office of E-Health Standards and Services, speaking in February as the industry prepared to kick-off Stage 2 meaningful use attestations. But as the months wore on and the numbers rolled in, that enthusiasm began to wane.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am December 08, 2014
For all the benefits health information technology can have on the quality of patient care, IT systems and medical devices, when improperly or sub-optimally used, can pose serious hazards for patient safety. ECRI Institute has put together a list of technology risks to look out for in the year ahead.
Missing puzzle piece
By Mike Miliard 10:44 am November 19, 2014
So you've done due diligence, made deliberate purchasing decisions, and -- thanks to smart planning and strategic teamwork -- your rollout was near-flawless. Congratulations. You're the proud owner of an electronic health record system. But is your staff now using it to its fullest potential?
By Healthcare IT News 01:07 pm September 22, 2014
The top 5 super winners (200+ IT employees) in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments program share a passion for teamwork, continuous improvement and a dedication to patient care.
By Healthcare IT News 01:04 pm September 22, 2014
The top 10 medium winners (26-75 IT employees) in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments program thrive on solving problems, helping customers use IT more effectively and working to achieve organizational goals.
By Healthcare IT News 01:00 pm September 22, 2014
The top 5 small winners (0-25 IT employees) in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments program represent a diverse group: young and old, technical and clinical -- all dedicated to customer service and personal responsibility.
By Healthcare IT News 02:28 pm September 19, 2014
The top 5 large winners (76-199 IT employees) in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments program are stocked with can-do attitudes, talent, creativity and are always looking to improve.
By Erin McCann 07:31 am September 17, 2014
The 9th annual National Health IT Week kicked off in Washington, D.C., this week with some big names taking the stage. The overarching themes? Interoperability and patient engagement.
By Madelyn Kearns 08:19 am September 09, 2014
Ever since 1849 female physicians across various specialties have been forging profound changes within the healthcare industry. Here's a look at where it all began and what some of the most accomplished women in medicine are up to today.
Painting clouds
By Healthcare IT News 11:29 am August 21, 2014
Inspired by the iconic commercial Apple launched in 1997, we introduce just a few of the many "crazy ones" working in health IT today.

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