December 20, 2013
The health information technology job market over the past 10 years has been complicated, to say the least.
November 10, 2013
The Health IT Policy Committee, an advisory panel to the federal government, was divided over the start date for Stage 2 meaningful use requirements, voting 12-5 June 8 to delay Stage 2 by one year – from 2013 to 2014.
October 20, 2013
The start date for Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use Incentive Program, which began Oct. 1, 2013 for hospitals and will begin on Jan. 1, 2014 for eligible providers, is once again up for discussion.
September 25, 2013
The start date for Stage 2 of the meaningful use incentive program, expected to begin Oct. 1, 2013 for hospitals and Jan. 1, 2014 for eligible providers is once again up for discussion.
September 23, 2013
OCR Director Leon Rodriguez offered new details on the Omnibus Final Rule as he took the stage at the two-day Healthcare IT News and HIMSSMedia Privacy & Security Forum in Boston.
September 20, 2013
Among this week's people on the move, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives elected three new members to its board of trustees; Mass Technology Leadership Council names CEO of the year, and Voalte gets a new chief operating officer.
September 16, 2013
With more than 2.3 million visits each year, Sharp HealthCare sees plenty of patients pass through its doors. That means ensuring patient information is easily accessible within its electronic health record system -- and patients are correctly identified -- is critically important.
September 11, 2013
In a bid to smooth data exchange between disparate technology systems, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has launched a collaborative project to seek out common denominators and best practices being used for patient matching by private healthcare systems and other federal agencies.
September 03, 2013
The EHR landscape, peppered with software programs that for reasons technological as well as proprietary or financially-driven do not interoperate, integrate or even interface with each other, will get better in time, of course, as most markets invariably do -- but when?
August 29, 2013
As the healthcare CIOs responsibilities multiply, the CIO pay -- typically six figures -- lags, according to new survey data. However, for healthcare CIOs, it's not just about the money; it's about the pressure and the help they need -- help that is often hard to find.