By Erin McCann 06:18 pm October 28, 2012
Mitt Romney is no stranger to health information technology advocacy. But despite his earlier initiatives as governor of Massachusetts, many experts say health IT policies and their funding could be at risk if he were elected president.
By Jamie Thompson 03:09 pm October 25, 2012
Humber NHS Foundation Trust has extended the functionality of its Lorenzo electronic patient record, less than five months after the Trust became the first mental health organization to use the system.
By Mary Mosquera 11:26 am October 25, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs has laid out a roadmap toward meaningful use certification of its VistA EHR system, with a version that's being updated and improved in the OSEHRA open source community.
By Jamie Thompson 02:08 pm October 03, 2012
TPP and Accenture have signed a three-year agreement with Airedale NHS Foundation Trust to implement a full hospital system that will allow physicians to access patient data.
By Mike Miliard 11:59 am October 02, 2012
HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) has been tracking hospitals' slow upward climb towards advanced health IT use - an eight step ladder, from paper-based to totally wired - since 2005.
By Bernie Monegain 10:48 am September 24, 2012
As hospitals, physicians and insurers partner to create accountable care organizations (ACOs), a recent Black Book Rankings survey reveals that 96 percent of organization executives are acquiring new technology. Start-up ACO's anticipate $500 million in spending within the first year, according to the survey.
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 Mike Miliard 10:17 am September 14, 2012
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) announced Thursday the release of its new certification programs for vendors handling electronic prescription of controlled substances.
By Bernie Monegain 02:47 pm September 13, 2012
Minnesota achieved the highest rate of e-prescribing use in the nation during 2011 to capture the No. 1 ranking in Surescripts' 7th annual Safe-Rx Awards
By Bernie Monegain 10:36 am September 06, 2012
Surescripts and health IT company Epic are working together to connect Epic's Care Everywhere interoperability platform to the Surescripts Clinical Interoperability Network.

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