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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.