October 01, 2013
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems nationwide.
September 06, 2013
Two sets of new provider alliances demonstrate how Central Florida health systems are reducing costs and deepening care coordination by extending their capabilities.
August 07, 2013
After an eventful two-year stint as deputy national coordinator, Farzad Mostashari, MD took the helm at ONC just as the meaningful use program began to gather steam. His tenure will be remembered as one of unprecedented change for the industry. Here's a look back at some of his star turns in Healthcare IT News over the years.
November 09, 2012
XChange Events today announced the details of the 2012 Healthcare IT Summit, to be held November 11th-13th at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL. The content rich agenda will focus on "The Changing Face of Healthcare IT" and explore the trends, people, innovations and policies that are changing the road ahead. The annual conference brings together industry analysts, IT executives from healthcare payer and provider organizations, and leading vendors for uniquely collaborative discussions on today's pressing business and IT issues, best practices and the latest tools and technologies that will improve business performance. With the help of strategic analyst partner, IDC Health Insights and content partner, Porter Research, the Healthcare IT Summit is the only IT-focused conference for both payers and providers on the market today, delivering unmatched education and insight on future market drivers, business trends, economic factors and technology opportunities impacting the healthcare IT market.
November 07, 2012
DataTrade Solutions, Inc. is heading south to Orlando, Florida next week for the NextGen User Group Meeting (UGM) 2012. Stationed at Booth 100, DataTrade will be on hand to discuss newly developed custom products and services with NextGen users from across the country. With a full schedule of events and educational meetings, attendees of the UGM will have many options of how to spend their time, and DataTrade is geared up to be a must see booth at the conference.
October 24, 2012
Wellness & Prevention, a Johnson & Johnson company, is collaborating with the Lake Nona Institute for an IT-enabled longitudinal research study to explore and test initiatives that could have a lasting impact on population health.
October 01, 2012
The upcoming HIMSS Emerging Professionals Masters Class webinar series, a quarterly special series in our monthly Emerging Professionals Community, will be co-hosted by the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration of the AHA.
September 14, 2012
Officials at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) launched an interactive Web-based career development tool aimed at assisting students and health information professionals find and track relevant career paths.
August 13, 2012
Carestream’s new workflow monitoring software delivers a real-time view of a radiology department’s activities that can help administrators and staff members boost productivity and deliver improved service for both physicians and patients. The new product—Vue Beyond for Radiology—is currently available for order.
August 10, 2012
As mobility becomes increasingly important to medical providers and patients alike, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will demonstrate solutions designed to meet the needs of the healthcare industry – from large hospitals to small and mobile healthcare facilities. At the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) Exposition, from August 12-16 in Orlando, Fl., Canon will display its latest systems and solutions for healthcare facilities and their patients, at Canon booth # 501.
June 14, 2012
At Games for Health 2012 in Boston on Thursday -- amid talk of virtual worlds, avatars, Kinect sensors, biomechanics, social media crowdsourcing and exergaming -- a policymaker from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT said that gaming is "on the radar of the federal government."
May 17, 2012
DR Systems will be exhibiting its cloud-based e|HR Meaningful Use for Medical Imaging solution at the 2012 Radiology Summit of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA).
April 23, 2012
PatientPoint™, a leading provider of care coordination and patient care management solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Miami Children's Hospital to provide consulting services and to implement its patented HealthSync Care Coordination Platform.
March 28, 2012
GetWellNetwork, Inc. today announced its fifth annual users conference, GetConnected2012, will be held from April 30 - May 2, 2012 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida. GetConnected2012 is designed to advance the role and impact of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) as a strategic business imperative for hospitals nationwide, and attendees will leave with the tools to hardwire IPC into their facilities. Some conference sessions have been CEAC approved.
February 14, 2012
One of the critical challenges to the successful adoption of patient-centered healthcare is ensuring that the patient adheres to his or her medication requirements. This means taking the right medication in the right dose at the right time, with the right outcomes.
February 13, 2012
How many hospitals and how many care providers have achieved Stage 1 meaningful use and received government incentive payments for having done so, depends on how you count. Should you include those who filed under the Medicaid program as well as those who filed under Medicare?
February 06, 2012
Healthcare reform is arguably the hot-button political issue of our time. And with the Supreme Court locked and loaded to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act this summer, it's a safe bet the controversial two-year-old legislation will have a huge impact on the 2012 election and beyond.
January 30, 2012
The Veterans Health Administration plans to deploy a mobile triage solution for the emergency room. The idea for the touch-screen triage tablet came from a VA Employee Innovation Competition, where Orlando, Fla.-based DSHI Systems emerged as one of the winners.
January 25, 2012
Adherence to medication requirements is crucial to patient-centered care. With mobile health technology now near-ubiquitous, physicians have more power to ensure compliance. Vendors are developing an array of new apps to capitalize on this need.
December 05, 2011
On April 8, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology named Farzad Mostashari, MD, to replace David Blumenthal, MD, as national coordinator for health information technology.