Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)

By Bernie Monegain 12:40 pm June 06, 2012
A new report card from healthcare watchdog The Leapfrog Group ranks hospitals for patient safety -- A through F. Infections, medication and medical errors and injuries are still rampant, according to Leapfrog's survey. Massachusetts hospitals ranked high. Those in the nation's capitol had the lowest average scores.
By Mike Miliard 12:09 pm May 08, 2012
Seeking more flexible timelines and greater alignment between federal and state reporting requirements, HIMSS on Monday submitted its comments to the Department of Health and Human Services, responding to two notices of proposed rulemaking on Stage 2 meaningful use.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am May 03, 2012
HIMSS Analytics has given Banner Health its Stage 7 Award for 17 of its 23 hospitals, located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. The award recognizes attainment of the highest level on HIMSS' Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model.
By Bernie Monegain 03:52 pm May 02, 2012
The Premier healthcare alliance is the latest in a string of healthcare associations to submit comments in response to the proposed rule for Stage 2 meaningful use. The alliance urged the government to publish a final rule no later than August 2012 -- or to extend Stage 1 for one more year.
By Michelle McNickle 09:51 am February 24, 2012
On the third day of the HIMSS12 conference in Las Vegas, Farzad Mostashari, MD, took to the stage in what ended up being a rousing address to a packed room of attendees. Here are seven key highlights from Mostashari's keynote speech.
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am February 17, 2012
Quality Systems, Inc. announced that its dental unit, QSIDental, will partner Suni Medical Imaging, which develops digital radiography products for dental professionals. Under the agreement, dental practices, academic institutions and more can integrate Suni's technology with QSIDental's solutions, including the NextGen electronic dental record.
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm February 02, 2012
With Minnesota's GOP caucus set for Feb. 7, we spoke to the North Star State's health IT honcho about public-private partnerships, electronic health records, health information exchange, telehealth and more. Often billed as the healthiest state in the U.S., Minnesota has long been a healthcare IT leader.
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am February 02, 2012
Anthelio has partnered with Healthland, which implements technology in rural community and critical access hospitals, to help migrate Healthland clients to its new Centriq EHR.
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am December 05, 2011
In early February, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced that providers and public health agencies in Minnesota and Rhode Island had begun securely exchanging health information online as part of the Direct Project.
By Mike Miliard 08:57 am November 22, 2011
Apixio announced that its Community Search product has been tested and approved by Allscripts and is now featured in the Allscripts Application Store and Exchange on the company’s ClientConnect website. Apixio is now available for users of Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) 5.5.

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