November 29, 2010
A survey by Black Book Rankings, a division of the market research firm Brown-Wilson Group, ranks the top EMR vendors for 2011 based on key performance indicators including meaningful use.
December 18, 2009
Cerner, based in Kansas City, Mo., has unveiled the Certify Data Systems HealthDock, an appliance developed with San Jose, Calif.-based Certify Data Systems that’s designed to enable the secure electronic flow of clinical data between hospitals and physician practices regardless of the EHR system being used.
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.
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.
May 03, 2011
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation has released a report that compiles what key health IT experts from across the United States view as the best ways to engage patients in the digital age.
August 14, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has settled with Affinity Health Plan, a New York-based managed care plan, for HIPAA violations to the tune of $1,215,780 after a photocopier containing protected health information was compromised.
December 17, 2009
The adoption of healthcare IT and its use to reduce costs are among the top 10 healthcare trends to expect in 2010, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
January 11, 2011
Information technology underpins many of the new care models healthcare providers will use to cut costs and improve healthcare, according to business advisory firm The Camden Group, which just released its Top 10 Trends in Healthcare in 2011.
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.
May 24, 2012
On the second and last day of the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference in New York this past week, Jessie Gruman, president of the Center of Advancing Health, took the stage to discuss what she, and a majority of patients, want to see from a healthcare organization's social media efforts.
October 01, 2009
The secondary use of data collected in electronic medical records will be the key to greater quality and cost savings in the next five years, according to a new report.
September 01, 2010
Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman celebrated the launch of the newly-combined company today by presiding over the NASDAQ opening bell.
June 23, 2010
The U.S. healthcare system comes in last for performance among seven industrialized nations, despite spending the most, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. The researchers note that healthcare reform and uptake of health information technology hold promise for the future.
May 21, 2012
At the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week, Mike Sevilla, MD, family physician and blogger at Family Medicine Rocks, took the stage to present not only his own social media story, but to convince other physicians why they need to be on social media, too.
May 03, 2012
Higher prices and greater use of technology appear to be the main factors driving the high rates of U.S. spending on healthcare, according to a new Commonwealth Fund study, which finds that the U.S. spends more on healthcare than 12 other industrialized countries.
December 21, 2012
"Concerned, but not panicking," is how Allscripts' biggest customer describes his reaction to the EHR vendor's switch at the top -- one that has CEO Glen Tullman stepping down, and former Cerner executive Paul Black, now steering the ship. Allscripts customers give both men kudos for leadership, but say the turnaround has to be decisive -- and quick.
September 14, 2011
Armed with grants of almost $1 million, the three new centers, based in Maine, Virginia and Indiana, will join a network of nine other telehealth resource centers across the nation in offering resources and education to telehealth and telemedicine projects and programs.
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.
August 11, 2009
Healthcare information technology played a roll in hospitals that scored in the top 10 in Thomson Reuters' new list for quality and efficiency.
July 05, 2011
As the need for certified electronic health record specialists grows, it is important that healthcare organizations are able to recognize whether potential candidates are EHR-ready, says one consultant.