Government & Policy

By Bernie Monegain 08:23 am December 17, 2015
The goal? Spread access of physician notes to some 50 million Americans.
By Jeff Rowe 09:36 am December 14, 2015
It seems appropriate to look at the year through the eyes of one of the industry's most insightful CIOs.
By Chris Bowen 03:29 pm November 30, 2015
It's not exactly a secret that there's a worldwide shortage of experienced cyber security professionals. At least one widely-cited report has put the figure at over a million unfulfilled positions.
By Jack McCarthy 07:55 am November 30, 2015
The OIG said the audit shows an "overall lack of compliance that seems to permeate the agency's IT security program."
By Hamid Tabatabaie 09:39 am November 25, 2015
ONC has a 10-year plan for interoperability. For some observers outside the health IT sector, that may seem like too long to wait. But one vendor who's been "fighting the interoperability battle" for eight years so far says that sounds about right.
By John Halamka 09:09 am November 18, 2015
As expected, John Halamka, MD, received a large number of comments on his post about his suggestions for the path to meaningful use. In this follow-up, he continues the dialog.
By Jeff Rowe 11:21 am November 16, 2015
Has the wholesale introduction of EHRs into healthcare organizations has resulted in transitional chaos or created enduring harm?
By Travis Bond 08:24 am November 16, 2015
By leveraging a few key strategies, you can greatly simplify the reporting process and begin realizing the financial benefits of the code more quickly than you might expect.
By John Halamka 09:18 am November 11, 2015
Recognizing that "there are many who will find my conclusions politically unpopular," Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD, offers his assessment of the meaningful use program, and a counterproposal he says will better serve stakeholders.
By Jack McCarthy 07:58 am October 30, 2015
Projects will take place in various health care environments, including the Emergency Department, inpatient and outpatient units, and will focus on diverse conditions.

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