By Chris Nerney 11:31 am February 23, 2016
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires certain healthcare organizations dealing with protected health information to implement stringent security measures to safeguard that data.
By Chris Nerney 02:26 pm January 13, 2016
A portfolio management office just might be essential for healthcare providers trying to navigate away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care.
By Chris Nerney 10:31 am January 11, 2016
When Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California launched an initiative to boost its Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores, the team combined leadership engagement, a comprehensive and ongoing staff education plan, and deployed new bedside technology.
By Chris Nerney 02:33 pm April 13, 2015
Data management vendor Informatica plans to announce new products at HIMSS15 designed to help healthcare entities speed data analysis and modernize aging applications.
By Chris Nerney 08:04 am April 09, 2015
The new tools will enable providers to analyze data faster and, in some cases, to retire applications while still being able to access that data.
By Chris Nerney 07:47 am April 08, 2015
With so many healthcare organizations struggling in its revenue cycle, a HIMSS15 expert session will examine ways to redirect focus to enhance clinical and financial functions.
By Chris Nerney 07:49 am April 01, 2015
Predictive analytics has helped some revenue cycle departments identify problem claims before they're denied.
By Chris Nerney 08:04 am March 26, 2015
How an HIE serving 2 million patients piloted a project to understand whether its data could help identify people in the area with undiagnosed hypertension.
By Chris Nerney 08:12 am March 13, 2015
"These events will provide practical advice to investors, providers and entrepreneurs in the health tech space, including how-to guidance on establishing collaborations, structuring deals and identifying market opportunities."
By Chris Nerney 08:04 am March 13, 2015
Incorrect or missing data in electronic health records and other health IT systems is a huge patient safety hazard. Worse, according to ECRI, once inaccurate data gets into an EHR, "it's hard to get it out."