By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm December 26, 2014
It was, as always, an eventful year for the health information technology industry, everywhere from hospitals to physician practices, vendor headquarters to the halls of Congress. 2014 was marked by big stories about ICD-10, privacy and security, patient safety, interoperability and more. We spotlight some of them here.
Black Book lists top HIE products.
By Erin McCann 06:18 am February 12, 2014
Not all HIE products are created equal; some are more equal than others. At least that's according to the findings of a new Black Book Rankings report that names the top performing HIE vendors across five different categories.
Health IT banks record VC cash in 2013
By Erin McCann 10:28 am January 14, 2014
Health IT is where the money's at -- at least in 2013, which saw venture capital funding nearly double from the previous year, according to a new industry report released Monday.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am October 20, 2013
One of the biggest roadblocks to wider adoption of cloud technology in healthcare is the fact that CIOs and chief privacy officers look askance at its security protections.
New HIPAA rule could change BAA talks
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am October 17, 2013
With an onus now on vendors to keep hosted data secure, that can make business associate agreements trickier than ever to negotiate as hospitals try to protect patient information and IT companies try to shield themselves from risk. Four providers offer tips from the trenches on getting the language right.
cloud computing
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am September 20, 2013
Long looked upon warily by healthcare security experts, cloud technology could soon find more favor as new rules bring clarity and assign responsibility for privacy protections.
By Healthcare IT News 02:53 pm September 27, 2012
HIMSS has launched the Healthcare Transformation Project, to develop a committed community of healthcare provider senior leaders dedicated to positively transforming the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness and access to care at the local level.
By Erin McCann 01:43 pm September 14, 2012
Some 71 percent of U.S. hospitals plan to purchase new health information exchange solutions, according to findings from a new study released Friday.
By Erin McCann 10:24 am July 16, 2012
A new IDC report finds the HIE market shifting its priorities, away from simply connecting an exchange ecosystem and toward turning data into "actionable information." Platform-as-a-service will play an increasingly important role in delivering these capabilities, say IDC officials.
By Mike Miliard 08:45 am March 02, 2012
Iconic Data, a mobile health startup, announced the launch of ICON, its flagship offering, which replaces inefficient paper-based physician billing cards and forms.

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