HIMSS Analytics

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By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm January 26, 2015
While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to vex many providers, it's "cultural" roadblocks that have prevented some organizations from fully embracing the promise of patient access.
All 350 of Kaiser Permanente's ambulatory clinics have reached Stage 7.
By Bernie Monegain 07:50 am January 26, 2015
After 350 giant steps, Kaiser has reached the pinnacle of HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
The number seven
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am January 15, 2015
Two hospitals that are part of the MultiCare Health System in Washington State -- and more than 100 of MultiCare's ambulatory clinics -- have landed Stage 7 awards from HIMSS Analytics.
Sue Schade
By Mike Miliard 02:33 pm January 06, 2015
Sue Schade, chief information officer at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, has been named the 2014 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year, an award given each year by CHIME and HIMSS.
map and compass
By Mike Miliard 10:07 am January 05, 2015
Most providers' revenue cycle management technology is getting pretty long in the tooth, installed years ago to process the relatively simple transactions of volume-based care. As healthcare moves toward pay-for-performance, hospitals and practices will be investing in next-generation tools -- or outsourcing them.
Lancaster General Health
By Erin McCann 10:57 am December 22, 2014
A physicians network in the Mid-Atlantic has been awarded the highest level of electronic medical record adoption, joining the only 6 percent of all ambulatory clinics that have achieved this status.
By Greg L. Wolverton 11:35 am December 18, 2014
In 2012, ARcare undertook a fast-paced transition to a next-generation electronic health record system. Less than two years later, it was nationally recognized, receiving HIMSS Analytics' Stage 7 Ambulatory Award, the highest HIMSS honor for EHR adoption.
By Mike Miliard 10:29 am December 16, 2014
HIMSS Analytics has awarded Cleveland Clinic Health System with its Stage 7 Ambulatory Award, lauding the health system's outpatient settings for using patient-generated data to improve outcomes, and for lowering costs by avoiding unnecessary tests.
By Mike Miliard 02:13 pm December 12, 2014
Each month in this space, we speak to HIMSS Analytics Executive Vice President Hoyt and HIMSS Analytics Senior Director of Research Jennifer Horowitz to get their perspective on provider uptake of health IT. From basic EHRs to advanced clinical and business analytics, the industry has made huge strides in the past five years or so, and this most...
By Mike Miliard 01:49 pm December 05, 2014
This is the third annual "Benchmarks" columns to focus on imaging technology. Each one has been timed for November, to coincide with the mammoth RSNA Annual Meeting – it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, from Nov. 30 to Dec. 5 at McCormick Place in Chicago – and each one has had more or less the same theme: the market is pretty much...

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