December 13, 2012
As Tim Zoph sees it, it's decision time for patient data security -- a defining moment for "one of the issues of our time in healthcare," that demands healthcare leaders everywhere step up. Zoph, CIO of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago since 1993 and a CHIME/HIMSS CIO of the Year, headlined the Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Media Privacy & Security Forum Dec. 12 in Boston.
October 31, 2012
The Statewide Health Information Network of New York sees itself as a "public utility" as much as an HIE. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, as patients bounce between hospitals (and as other public utilities, such as electricity and transportation, are compromised), it has enabled critical continuity of care.
October 30, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy's violent winds and torrential flooding hammered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday night, many hospitals were left to deal with the crippling aftermath.
September 29, 2011
The largest urban health simulation and training facility of its kind opened last month at Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital Center.
September 06, 2011
The largest urban health simulation and training facility of its kind opened Tuesday at Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center.
February 10, 2011
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology has announced the launch of its new EHR certification program for hospitals.
January 18, 2011
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) announced Tuesday the launch of its new EHR certification program for hospitals, which has been successfully piloted at three U.S. medical centers.
December 09, 2010
Seventy-five hospitals/medical centers have been named to Security magazine's "2010 Security 500" list, which recognizes organizations worldwide for best-managed security practices.
April 30, 2007
NEW YORK - Given the suspicion with which the industry has regarded computerized provider order entry implementations in recent years, you might expect hospitals to take a slow and steady approa...
April 11, 2007
NEW YORK - Given the suspicion with which the industry has regarded computerized provider order entry implementations in recent years, you might expect hospitals to take a slow and steady...
December 16, 2005
NYU cancer center to deploy charge-capture technologyNYU's Clinical Cancer Center, the central outpatient setting for the National Cancer Institute, will deploy charge-capture t...
December 10, 2004
Because the ER is a primary patient intake point for the hospital, it stands to reason that it is one of the most vulnerable areas for dollar loss – especially through unforeseeable catastrophes...