December 30, 2015
Meridian Health, the New Jersey health system, will launch telehealth services in early 2016 and has enlisted Lewisville, Texas-based Teladoc for round-the-clock access to its network of licensed physicians.
December 14, 2015
We polled the chief information officers of top IT departments and asked them about the projects they'll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
November 25, 2015
Hospital IT departments have a lot on their plates these days. So for the staffs of the 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments to still love their jobs so much, to feel so strongly about the value of what they do, says a lot.
November 05, 2015
Hospitals are seeing a growing need to improve population health by putting a face to data. However, the Humanizing Efficiency in Healthcare study revealed many health systems still struggle to align quality, safety and experience strategies.
November 02, 2015
The IT department at Meridian Health System is two blocks from its academic medical center -- a geographical layout that makes apparent the direct impact its technology work has on clinicians and consumers alike.
November 05, 2014
Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network announced merger plans on Oct. 16; if the deal clears regulatory hurdles it would result in New Jersey's largest hospital network. In the meantime, it's offering the chief information officers of each organization plenty to think about.
October 07, 2014
When announcing his company's seismic $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services this past summer, Cerner CEO Neal Patterson noted the deal was meant, in part, to help the electronic health record giant chart a course for the "post-meaningful use" era.
September 29, 2014
Money may talk, but when it comes to creating a great workplace, that talk is barely a whisper. In reading the 25 profiles of this year's winners in Healthcare IT News' 4th annual Best Hospital IT Departments program, you'll see only one reference to salary and benefits.
September 18, 2014
Meridian Health System, just a stone's throw from the Jersey Shore, is a fun place to work "because there's so much to do in the community and we're very community oriented," says Rebecca Weber, senior vice president of information technology.
January 20, 2014
By the way things look now, the healthcare industry is in rough shape for the ICD-10 compliance deadline of October 2014.