By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 03, 2004
WASHINGTON – Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., is at work on a bill that would back President George W. Bush's plan to encourage the use of healthcare information technology. Ther...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush continued to demonstrate his commitment to improving the nation's healthcare information technology today, calling for widespread adoption of electronic hea...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
Proposed standards for electronic health records have received enough votes to become draft trial standards from a national accrediting organization.Preliminary results of balloting, which ended April...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
The American College of Physicians is putting its might behind creating a paperless office for doctors.Last week it released what it called "a discussion paper" titled "The Pap...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 23, 2004
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - According to the initial ballot tally, the Health Level Seven Electronic Health Record-System Functional Model Draft Standard for Trial Use (EHR-S DSTU) has passed the voting requir...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 15, 2004
Before electronic prescribing can make an impact on care delivery in the U.S., work needs to be done to make systems interoperable and prescribing physicians need incentives to encourage adoption....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 14, 2004
HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced today that Charles Havekost will become the department's chief information officer (CIO). Havekost will also hold the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary f...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 13, 2004
The President's Information Technology Advisory Committee is set to hear testimony today on the government's investment in networking and information technology research. Severa...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 12, 2004
CHICAGO — David E. Garets will lead the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's new research subsidiary as president and chief executive officer, HIMSS announced today. Garets, chair...

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