July 11, 2011
The nation's "Most Wired" hospitals are making progress towards greater health information technology adoption, especially in terms of computerized physician order entry, according to Hospitals & Health Networks' 2011 Most Wired Survey results.
July 11, 2013
The 15th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey spotlights the hospitals and healthcare systems that have come furthest so far in implementing health IT and putting it to work transforming care.
July 16, 2013
Eighty-three IT teams were in the running to be named a top hospital in the Healthcare IT News 2013 "Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Departments" program.
September 23, 2013
OCR Director Leon Rodriguez offered new details on the Omnibus Final Rule as he took the stage at the two-day Healthcare IT News and HIMSSMedia Privacy & Security Forum in Boston.
July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report has released its list of 118 hospitals that are leaders when it comes to using electronic medical records and providing quality care.
September 21, 2012
In August, more than 15,000 jobs were advertised online for healthcare professionals that have experience with electronic medical records in the United States, and the market is growing 31 percent year-over-year, according to market researcher WANTED Analytics.
February 17, 2012
Managing populations – whether an aggregation of patients or a physical community – is a burgeoning field in healthcare as a way to improve care while containing costs. Many of the IT initiatives currently underway are related to population health in one way or another: electronic health records, meaningful use, interoperability, accountable care organizations, disease state management, pay-for-performance and patient-centered medical home all have elements that relate to managing patients in groups.
January 13, 2010
Sharp HealthCare's William A. Spooner credited his IT team Wednesday with helping him win CIO of the Year honors.
July 28, 2010
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced Wednesday that 51 primary care practice sites in the Hudson Valley have been recognized as Level 3 patient-centered medical homes - the highest level achievable.
October 23, 2009
Siemens Healthcare has signed a seven-year, $135 million contract with the University of Pennsylvania Health System to provide integrated service management solutions.
January 13, 2012
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced the first six provider-based accountable care organizations (ACOs) to seek accreditation from the ACO Accreditation program launched by NCQA in November.
April 17, 2009
Sentillion has unveiled Tap2, a patent-pending, advanced authentication capability designed to give healthcare providers instant access to their primary clinical application with the tap of a passive proximity badge.
January 15, 2010
Patient Portal Technologies has been awarded a contract extension from Crozer-Chester Medical Center to provide its Total Satisfaction Service Program.
August 24, 2012
All together now, dear readers – repeat after me: Rock Health. Blueprint Health. Health Box. Have I missed any? Healthcare start up/incubator/accelerator programs – call them what you will – are popping up everywhere these days.
September 23, 2010
A recent survey finds physicians are not well-informed about financial penalties for complying with meaningful use - and that they may have little effect on the decision to implement an EMR.
September 13, 2011
The 2011 HIMSS Davies Award Winners were announced Tuesday during a conference that was part of National Health Information Technology Week. Officials have also changed the criteria for next year's awards, aligning them with the HIMSS Analytics EMR adoption model.
December 22, 2009
IBM’s financing arm has announced partnerships with four healthcare IT vendors in an effort to push electronic health records to providers ahead of the government’s incentive program.
August 20, 2009
InterSystems, based in Cambridge, Mass., has announced a number of additions to its CACHE high-performance object database, designed to provide enhanced reporting, Web services security and system management and monitoring.
August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals in every state but one for the second round of the government's campaign to reduce the number of patients readmitted within a month, according to federal records released Friday.
December 04, 2009
McKesson, based in Atlanta, has unveiled version 12.1 of its Horizon Cardiology cardiovascular information system (CVIS).