John Andrews

John Andrews is an independent freelance writer from Des Plaines, Ill. A professional journalist for more than 30 years, he has written exclusively for the healthcare industry since 1990 and has appeared in dozens of trade publications during his career.

By John Andrews 08:06 am April 09, 2015
Tools to support chronic care management services can be part of a broad transition to value-based reimbursement.
Cloud lightbulb
By John Andrews 04:56 pm April 06, 2015
Companies join forces to offer a range of cloud-based services including administrative, clinical, financial, EHR and practice management, all designed for large-scale ambulatory practices.
Cloud with icons
By John Andrews 09:58 am March 26, 2015
In five short years, the cloud has evolved from a curious, unproven concept to almost a way of life in healthcare. Advancements in technology and more widespread acceptance from providers have made it an integral part of the IT landscape.
Shield and computer code
By John Andrews 08:03 am March 17, 2015
Imprivata will showcase solutions for safeguarding mobile and desktop messaging across the enterprise at HIMSS15.
Healthcare icons
By John Andrews 05:02 pm March 06, 2015
At HIMSS15, Infor will showcase tools for streamlining business and clinical operations, and tracking vital resources.
Cloud with gears
By John Andrews 07:58 am March 02, 2015
Healthcare organizations considering a cloud or hybrid cloud for data storage are getting new options -- including one with a household name stamped all over it.
Stressed man
By John Andrews 10:17 am February 19, 2015
"There's an app for that" may be an effective marketing phrase, but don't expect hospital security officials to appreciate it. The proliferation of devices and the apps that drive them is one of healthcare's biggest security concerns.
Vital signs
By John Andrews 07:53 am February 19, 2015
Coalfire addresses how vulnerable electronic personal health information is to hacks, breaches and intrusions.
By John Andrews 03:27 pm January 26, 2015
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say healthcare officials should treat Oct. 1, 2015, as the official set-in-stone kickoff date.
By John Andrews 02:30 pm December 05, 2014
Hard to believe, but it has been a decade since the George W. Bush administration created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and issued a challenge to the healthcare industry that it should be seamlessly interoperable by the year 2014.

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