Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

By 10:49 am October 21, 2014
One of the most frequent complaints in John Halamka's email inbox these days is that electronic health records are filled with data, but little knowledge or wisdom. The era of Ebola, he says, has accelerated the urgency for us to rethink the way we document.
By 09:45 am October 16, 2014
The overarching message delivered to joint HIT Policy and Standards Committees by the JASON task force on Oct. 15: The government should "act with urgency" to encourage and motivate the healthcare industry, using whatever mechanisms available, to fuel interoperability through meaningful use.
Erica Galvez
By 03:14 pm October 15, 2014
ONC's work to drive interoperability is under perhaps more intense scrutiny than ever. Yet, a sense emerged on Wednesday morning during a meeting of the joint HIT Policy and Standards Committees that, while much work remains, the notion that there is no interoperability in America is wrong.
Doctor touchscreen
By 02:45 pm October 07, 2014
When announcing his company's seismic $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services this past summer, Cerner CEO Neal Patterson noted the deal was meant, in part, to help the electronic health record giant chart a course for the "post-meaningful use" era.
computers and code
By 11:55 am September 30, 2014
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee in August, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend.
By 03:42 pm September 29, 2014
In the second biggest HIPAA breach ever reported, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems has notified some 4.5 million of its patients that their personal information has been snatched by cybercriminals.
By 02:13 pm September 29, 2014
A startup that plans to take Google Glass to healthcare and other markets has landed $8.4 million in venture capital.
Illustration of fists
By 08:08 am September 11, 2014
With the war already underway, how can hospitals and networks prepare? Chief information security officers share insights about shifting toward more sophisticated information security tactics.
Google Glass
By 10:51 am September 02, 2014
A startup that plans to take Google Glass to healthcare and other markets has landed $8.4 million in venture capital.
Doctor with ePrescribing tablet
By 10:37 am August 28, 2014
A restrictive new rule change from the Drug Enforcement Administration, making it more difficult for physicians to prescribe opioids, will necessitate some changes to e-prescribing products and practices.

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