By Chris Nerney 08:02 am March 10, 2015
Over the past few years, U.S. healthcare organizations have poured billions of dollars into information technology. But what kind of return are healthcare providers getting on these massive investments?
By Chris Nerney 04:59 pm March 04, 2015
If a health system is given a choice of 50 quality measures and has to choose 10, how do they choose the best 10?
By Chris Nerney 08:07 am February 26, 2015
Electronic messages don't do a good job of identifying where a patient's last healthcare activity took place, let alone at a granular level.
By Chris Nerney 08:03 am February 19, 2015
The Interoperability Showcase is one of the biggest and most buzzworthy facets of the annual HIMSS conference and this year's shindig in Chicago promises to be better than ever.
By Chris Nerney 01:29 pm February 10, 2015
HIPAA created many rules that protect the privacy of patients and ensure the security of healthcare data. But the law left a big loophole regarding third-party entities which legally have access to protected health information from organizations that are required to be HIPAA-compliant.
By Chris Nerney 10:58 am February 10, 2015
Big data tools and techniques are enabling providers to glean information from more and more sources. The challenge is analyzing it all and understanding how to put it to work improving processes and care.
By Chris Nerney 09:51 am February 09, 2015
HIMSS15 briefings will help health IT professionals prepare disaster survival plans.
By Chris Nerney 02:33 pm February 01, 2015
Healthcare technology professionals are in high demand and the Career Services Center is the place to see if your career is on the right track.
By Chris Nerney 12:19 pm February 01, 2015
Health entities must evolve from security by compliance to defending networks and data assets.