Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Molly Merrill 09:32 am May 28, 2010
Twenty-six health IT ideas, out of the 6,500 entered in the Veterans Health Administration/Office of Information and Technology (VHA/OIT) Innovation Competition, will be used by the VA to improve care for Veterans.
By Molly Merrill 04:17 pm May 26, 2010
The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced a new round of two additional Beacon awards totaling $30.3 million on Wednesday.
By Molly Merrill 10:47 am May 26, 2010
Medical transcription technology is to blame for the loss of 30 jobs at the largest hospital in Vermont. Officials at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a non-profit, academic medical center in Burlington, Vt., made the announcement on Tuesday.
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am May 25, 2010
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards group, is recommending changes in the government's draft rules on health IT certification that EHNAC officials say would make the rules stronger.
By Eric Wicklund 09:59 am May 21, 2010
Nine healthcare IT companies from New Zealand are taking a tour of the United States, in hopes of finding new markets for their products and getting a piece of the American healthcare reform pie.
By Mary Mosquera 09:43 am May 20, 2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs will step up enforcement of its contractors to ensure they meet information security requirements for protecting veterans' personal health data.
By Kyle Hardy 03:30 pm May 19, 2010
With the introduction of electronic health records, health data storage is expected to be high on providers' to-do lists. However, storing this data will be challenging, said Bill Burns, senior director for Hitachi Data Systems.
By Mike Miliard 02:27 pm May 19, 2010
Organ and tissue transplant is a medical marvel. But it's also something of a logistical miracle.

By Molly Merrill 10:49 am May 19, 2010
Healthcare information technology is the hottest career option for college graduates, according to a new trend study from the University of California San Diego Extension.
By Mary Mosquera 10:04 am May 19, 2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to develop a kiosk-based system for its mental health clinics that would allow patients who have limited computer literacy or cognitive disabilities to conduct self-assessments of their conditions.