Erin McCann

Erin McCann is Managing Editor at Healthcare IT News. She covers healthcare privacy and security, meaningful use, ambulatory care and healthcare policy. Follow Erin on Twitter @EMcCannHITN and Google+

By Erin McCann 02:28 pm May 31, 2012
Healthcare IT spending hasn't shown signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, a Black Book HIE survey released today projects that industry spending will triple by 2014.
By Erin McCann 09:28 am May 31, 2012
Lawmakers found themselves in the unfamiliar territory of bipartisanship last night, when the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reform Act, which could speed medical device approval.
By Erin McCann 10:00 am May 30, 2012
Under wide-ranging 10-year contract, Evolvent will provide health, health science, and biomedical health IT services to the National Institutes of Health.
By Erin McCann 09:52 am May 30, 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in partnership with Brazil's Federal University of Rio Grande Do Norte, won the Mobile Health University Challenge with software that screens for hearing impairment.
By Erin McCann 10:31 am May 29, 2012
HealthNow New York (HNNY), a healthcare company serving Western New York, has announced a partnership with Charleston, S.C.-based Benefitfocus to provide employers healthcare enrollment and e-billing technology.
By Erin McCann 09:24 am May 29, 2012
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Evolvent Technologies for a 10-year health IT contract. A subsidiary of ManTech International Corporation, Evolvent will provide IT services for the NIH's Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).
By Erin McCann 10:17 am May 25, 2012
A remote telehealth pilot has shown promise for patients living with chronic kidney disease.
By Erin McCann 02:23 pm May 24, 2012
The Federal Communications Commission voted today to set aside protected broadband spectrum for medical body area networks (MBANs), better enabling these wireless medical devices and setting the stage for big changes in the way patients are monitored.
By Erin McCann 12:48 pm May 24, 2012
A new Web site run by George Washington University's Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program aims to clarify at the intersection of health law and related areas.
By Erin McCann 10:41 am May 24, 2012
A new website, which clarifies federal and state laws pertaining to health information, developed by researchers at The George Washington University's Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, launched Wednesday.

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