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By Healthcare IT News 01:59 pm May 19, 2015
The combination of complex IT needs and stringent regulatory requirements makes it challenging for healthcare organizations to understand how to leverage the benefits of the cloud while still maintaining compliance. This on-demand webinar offers five ways your organization can ensure a HIPAA-compliant healthcare cloud.
By Healthcare IT News 01:41 pm May 19, 2015
According to a 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey, there are quite a few obstacles to overcome before cloud computing becomes ubiquitous across the healthcare industry, including concerns over security, availability and uptime. This white paper takes an in-depth look at cloud computing and how organizations can best overcome lingering hurdles to...
By Healthcare IT News 03:26 pm May 11, 2015
According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure prevalence and associated long-term care costs are projected to increase substantially through 2030. Effective prevention strategies around awareness, adherence and education are needed to manage this growing health concern.
By Healthcare IT News 03:05 pm May 11, 2015
Best Practices in Cloud Computing for the Healthcare Industry is your roadmap to leveraging all the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring the highest standards in PHI security and HIPAA compliance.
By Healthcare IT News 11:56 am May 11, 2015
In a world of shrinking budgets and rising rates of chronic disease, health information exchanges (HIEs) are an essential element of national and regional efforts to improve healthcare and contain costs. HIEs establish an interoperable framework for healthcare providers to share secure patient information across disparate electronic health record...
By Healthcare IT News 11:36 am May 11, 2015
Listen to the conversation with John Kenagy, PhD, SVP & CIO, CISO, Lexmark Healthcare, and moderator Rich Pizzi, Editorial Director, HIMSS Media, as John discusses strategy and thought leadership on clinical and business intelligence strategies.
By Healthcare IT News 08:12 am May 01, 2015
After Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri selected a vendor to integrate information systems across 30 clinics, they acquired a clinic using a different system. This report details how CMH was able to quickly convert the new clinic's EMR systems to avoid a disruption in patient care.
By Healthcare IT News 04:19 pm April 30, 2015
As Enloe Medical Center leadership evaluated implementation projects in their development queue, they realized that they would require an interface engine better suited to the hospital's long-term IT goals. This report details how they found a new engine with an innovative architecture, short learning and implementation curve, and lower total cost...
By Healthcare IT News 11:54 am April 27, 2015
In a recent webinar produced by HIMSS Media, executives from leading healthcare organizations provided their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges they faced when managing converging clinical and financial systems. In this whitepaper, they share what they learned and how they expect interoperability to impact the shift from volume- to...
By Healthcare IT News 02:56 pm April 21, 2015
While experts in health information technology acknowledge the advantages of using an ambulatory care EMR, they also note that integrated components of such systems are not necessarily the best match for certain providers' needs. Investing in a dedicated occupational health information management solution with an EMR application is a business...

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