Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston launches ICU initiative.
By Mike Miliard 05:47 am January 27, 2014
With help from a $5.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will explore ways to put IT and patient engagement to work eliminating preventable harm in the ICU.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am January 20, 2014
Pamela McNutt, senior vice president and CIO of Methodist Health System in Dallas, has one word for the government's planned requirement for electronic reporting of clinical quality measures: Folly.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am January 20, 2014
The Mass HIway Health Information Exchange last month entered into Phase 2 of data exchange.
CIOs gauge decade of health IT headway
By Bernie Monegain 10:39 am January 17, 2014
The healthcare IT industry just marked the 10-year anniversary of then President George W. Bush's call to action -- in his 2004 State of the Union address -- to finally transform a paper-mired healthcare system into a digital-age industry. CIOs and other industry insiders speak to the progress and look to the future of health IT.
Mass HIway, Massachusetts' health data exchange, gets stronger.
By Bernie Monegain 06:29 am January 09, 2014
The Mass HIway Health Information Exchange has entered into the next phase, with new tools for locating and retrieving medical records across the state. Gov. Deval L. Patrick and healthcare leaders gathered at Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston on Jan. 8 to show how data exchange works -- on a secure network with the click of a button.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am December 20, 2013
Perhaps the ONC chiefs can be like former presidents, getting together every now and then to trade stories about the trials and tribulations that come with the job.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am December 20, 2013
Anyone who thinks John Halamka, MD, does not have an affinity for detail, probably has not read his blog posts nor considered HITSP, Halamka's standards brainchild.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am December 20, 2013
Healthcare is coming up on the 10 year anniversary of then President George W. Bush's call to action – in his 2004 State of the Union address – to finally transform a paper-mired healthcare system into a digital-age industry that operates more like other sectors of the economy.
By Erin McCann 03:25 pm December 06, 2013
It's official. Hospitals and healthcare providers nationwide may get a little more time with meaningful use requirements after CMS on Friday proposed extending the Stage 2 deadline to 2016 -- a decision that has many health IT officials breathing big sighs of relief.
CMS, ONC propose MU delay
By Tom Sullivan 03:10 pm December 06, 2013
A joint CMS and ONC blog post today divulges the government's intentions to extend the timeline for meaningful use Stages 2 and 3. Under the revised schedule, Stage 2 would be extended through 2016 and Stage 3 would begin in 2017 for those providers that have completed at least two years in Stage 2.

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