HIMSS Analytics

Docs in for Stage 2 rude awakening
By Erin McCann 10:44 am January 22, 2014
The Stage 2 numbers for eligible docs are what some might call a little bit scary. Most office-based physicians are not prepared for the October 2014 beginning attestation date. In fact, many aren't even close.
HIEs help reduce repeat imaging in ER
By Anthony Brino 07:53 am January 20, 2014
In one of the first large-scale empirical studies on the links between HIE participation and imaging in hospital emergency departments, researchers found redundant CT scans, X-rays and ultrasounds decreased fairly significantly -- with savings in the millions of dollars.
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am January 20, 2014
Healthcare IT News launches a new Insight column this month that will run monthly in this space. HealthData Miner is conceived and written by Jack Beaudoin. Beaudoin digs deep into HIMSS Analytics data to derive insight and commentary on a wide range of healthcare IT topics.
By Erin McCann 12:00 am January 20, 2014
Although the number of hospitals participating in a health information exchange has more than doubled since 2008, the adoption numbers, industry officials say, continue to underwhelm.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
The latest edition of HIMSS Analytics' "Essentials of the U.S.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am January 20, 2014
A new compensation survey from HIMSS aims to provide CIOs and other health IT professionals data to compare salaries and compensation packages, average salary increases and salary information using a variety of demographic variables.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
"It's not their fault!" says Derek Kosiorek, principal in the Healthcare Consulting Group of the Medical Group Management Association.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
CIOs gauge decade of health IT headway
By Bernie Monegain 10:39 am January 17, 2014
The healthcare IT industry just marked the 10-year anniversary of then President George W. Bush's call to action -- in his 2004 State of the Union address -- to finally transform a paper-mired healthcare system into a digital-age industry. CIOs and other industry insiders speak to the progress and look to the future of health IT.
Ed Marx is 2013 CIO of the Year
By Mike Miliard 08:21 am January 14, 2014
Edward W. Marx, senior vice president and chief information officer at Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit healthcare delivery systems in the U.S., has been named the 2013 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year, an award given jointly by CHIME and HIMSS.

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