October 01, 2013
Some healthcare IT initiatives are easier to explain in succinct terms than others. ICD-10 and meaningful use are relatively simple to define, for instance. But patient engagement is a term that means different things to different organizations.
September 19, 2013
The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase, held on Capitol Hill Sept. 17 and 18 was a highlight of this year's annual National Health IT Week, educating some 500 members of the public, congressional staffers and members of Congress about health IT.
September 03, 2013
The Mayo Clinic ranks No. 1 for Twitter, with more than half a million followers. Cleveland Clinic is third on YouTube, with nearly 3 million views. And the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas, ranks 30th on Flickr, with 115 Flickr photos.
June 19, 2013
Mary Alice Annecharico, CIO at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, is in the midst of a system-wide rollout of an Epic EHR system. The implementation started in October 2011, and she expects will be done in May 2014, as much as these projects are ever truly done.
May 29, 2013
At the HIMSS Innovation Center, located on the fourth floor of the Global Center for Health Innovation, HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS, announced Alego Health as Founding Collaborator for the Healthcare Technology Showcase, which is part of the Innovation Center.
March 18, 2013
At the Healthcare Experience Design conference, which takes place March 24-26 in Boston, designers, technologists, product managers and entrepreneurs will explore the ways healthcare and design intertwine -- looking for ways to improve the digital interactions of patients and providers alike. Healthcare IT News spoke with HxD's founder about about the challenge and promise of user-centered design.
March 11, 2013
Interoperability was one of the most talked about topics throughout 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition this past week. Before heading to New Orleans for the event, Healthcare IT News asked ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, for his take on interoperability, and what it would take to achieve it sooner rather than later.
March 04, 2013
The Interoperability Showcase saw brisk business Monday at HIMSS13, drawing crowds for tours of 18 kiosks, each demonstrating unique interoperability use cases, while across the way speakers were scheduled every half hour to talk about interoperability.
February 19, 2013
Chalk one up for interoperability -- hands-on interoperability. It is one of many gains HIMSS President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber envisions with the opening of the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, slated for October.
December 20, 2012
Thinking of gift ideas for that special health IT someone this holiday season? Want to explore the creative side of gift-giving and outdo last year's gift of that Epic EMR or RTLS tracking? Look no further.
October 30, 2012
Cleveland Clinic and IBM are partnering to increase the use of the Watson supercomputer in medical training. IBM researchers will work with Cleveland Clinic faculty and students to enhance Watson's Deep Question Answering technology for medicine.
October 05, 2012
Alpha Imaging LLC, a leading distributor of advanced medical imaging equipment based in Cleveland, Ohio, today announced a new strategic business agreement with OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Columbus, Ohio, to bring Hologic women's health solutions and Shimadzu Medical Systems and Del Medical X-ray equipment to Central Ohio over the next five years.
September 26, 2012
In the widespread quest to find remedies for America's pricey healthcare system, some say the answers lie locally, from the bottom up.
September 21, 2012
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner and Cerner Chairman, CEO and President Neal Patterson are among the 400 wealthiest people in America, listed with well-known billionaires such as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
August 21, 2012
New Jersey's "2012 Most Wired, Most Improved" hospital integrates OnBase with Sunrise EMR to reach paperless goals.
July 30, 2012
For the sixth year, healthcare organizations are gathering in downtown Cleveland for Hyland Software's annual OnBase Epic User Group Forum. The forum supports healthcare representatives' mission of providing superior patient care by implementing document management strategies to connect information throughout their organizations. The annual forum offers mutual customers of Hyland and Epic the opportunity to discuss best practices for integrating their OnBase enterprise content management (ECM) solution with their electronic medical record (EMR).
July 23, 2012
HIMSS Professional Development and Informatics continues to move forward with creating and facilitating programs in support of the nursing community.
July 13, 2012
OnBase 12, the latest version of Hyland Software's enterprise content management (ECM) solution, earned the federal government's Stage One Meaningful Use certification as an electronic health record (EHR) Module by passing the criteria for inpatient and ambulatory settings. This certification confirms that OnBase can securely maintain information and integrate with other systems to share critical information along the patient record continuum. More than 1,400 healthcare providers are currently using OnBase to create more complete patient records, which are crucial to helping providers learn more about their patients, make better decisions and reduce expenditures.
May 21, 2012
The nursing profession continues to gain much momentum within the HIMSS community. Our membership of nurses continues to grow under the auspices of Joyce Sensmeier, Vice President, HIMSS Informatics.
May 08, 2012
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday the first batch of organizations receiving Health Care Innovation awards. A total of $122.6 million will support 26 projects -- many underpinned by health IT, and all aimed at improving care, saving money and improving the healthcare workforce.