By Anthony Brino 11:25 am June 10, 2014
Widespread use of advanced comparative effectiveness and large-scale monitoring may still be a bit far off. But they are on the horizon, and headway is being made.
Sylvia Matthews Burwell
By Tom Sullivan 07:03 am June 06, 2014
The U.S. Senate voted in Sylvia Matthews Burwell as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services on Thursday afternoon. Burwell, the former head of the Office of Management and Budget, was confirmed 78-17. Before and after the vote, Burwell both faced her share of fire and garnered high praise.
By Tom Sullivan 11:25 am June 05, 2014
Delivering on its promise to offer tactical recommendations for steering the healthcare industry to ICD-10, the Workgroup for Data Interchange on Thursday circulated a roadmap.
By Bernie Monegain 06:48 am May 30, 2014
The annual PayerView Report from health IT company athenahealth, released today, reveals the healthcare payer that has the best relationship with providers and the one that has the most problems.
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 29, 2014
Healthcare industry groups are not happy about the Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record Certification Criteria rule that's been proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator.
By Erin McCann 01:59 pm May 29, 2014
It seems almost unfair. Clinical IT systems, in the last few years, have generally enjoyed a monopoly in the applications spotlight, often leaving operational apps sitting in the shadows, on back burners and positioned at the tail end of healthcare's to-do list.
By Anthony Vecchione 10:08 am May 20, 2014
Health system pharmacists are playing a greater role in the decision-making process when it comes to the implementation of electronic health records in both hospital and ambulatory settings.
After delay after delay, ICD-10 faces credibility problem.
By Tom Sullivan 10:10 am May 12, 2014
In the conference room of a D.C.-area hotel, Rob Gibran rose from one of many round tables, waited in line, stepped up to a mic, and called for an impromptu vote. Does anyone believe ICD-10 is ever really going to become part of the American healthcare system? Not one of the 100 attendees at WEDI's ICD-10 emergency summit raised a hand.
By Diana Manos 09:32 am May 07, 2014
More than 370,000 Medicare and Medicaid eligible providers have earned an EHR incentive payment so far, with 64,000 new participants attesting to meaningful use for the 2013 reporting year.
Providers and telemedicine advocates are worried about new guidelines.
By Lisa Gillespie 10:12 am May 05, 2014
New guidelines issued by the Federation of State Medical Boards could have a chilling effect on the growth of telemedicine -- especially in rural areas and among low-income patients, say some patient advocates, healthcare providers and healthcare companies.

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