Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
08:05 am April 17, 2013
CIOs from three of Boston's elite hospitals discuss the role health information technology has played in responding to the two-part bombing that stopped the Boston Marathon in its tracks on April 15. The horrific tragedy sent hundreds of gravely wounded runners and bystanders to hospitals, where communication and coordination proved critical to...
10:44 am February 14, 2013
Officials at Froedtert Health, a three-hospital health system based in Milwaukee, Wis., notified patients of a data breach Wednesday after a computer virus may have compromised the personal health information of some 43,000 people.
01:43 pm February 11, 2013
Is the highly-anticipated joint iEHR that the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have been working on ready for a burial? Or not? "iEHR is having a Mark Twain moment," VA CIO Roger Baker answered. "Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated."
09:39 am February 07, 2013
The Office of the National Coordinator's Health IT Standards Committee is urging ONC leaders to lean towards menu options and certification for use cases on Stage 3 meaningful use rather than core requirements, and to especially keep in mind that standards for a variety of clinical procedures are still evolving.
12:00 am January 30, 2013
Despite the potential of mobile healthcare, experts say they worry about the added risks of security breaches, privacy violations and other concerns that come with the increasing use of mobile technology.
12:41 pm January 29, 2013
Healthcare IT News has announced the results of its fourth annual H.I.T.Men and Women Awards, honoring top leaders in healthcare information technology.
10:53 am January 09, 2013
Despite the amazing potential of mobile healthcare, many concerns still remain over the issues of privacy and security.
11:05 am November 06, 2012
Health IT may promise a new paradigm of patient care, but it's also fraught with complexity and the potential for error. A new report from ECRI Institute outlines the top 10 health technology hazards for 2013, and health IT systems are disconcertingly close to the top.
09:30 am November 06, 2012
Last week my mother fell and broke her hip. She was taken to a very good local hospital and received excellent orthopedic care.
10:41 am October 02, 2012
Chief information officers were scrambling to wade through and make sense of more than 1,000 pages of Stage 2 meaningful use rules yesterday afternoon, with some poring over the details late into the night. Most seem pleased, so far, but say there's lots of work to do.