Medical Billing and Coding Certification has compiled a list of hospitals that use social media in innovative ways to facilitate communication with the community, patients and other health organizations.
Of the 179 hospitals nominated for our 2011 "Best Hospital IT Departments" list, these 10 ranked the highest among organizations with more than 350 beds. This gallery features the people behind the winning hospitals.
The top 10 medium-sized hospitals in our 2011 "Best Hospital IT Departments" list all have one thing in common: They all emphasize building strong, meaningful relationships between staff members. Click through this slideshow to see the staffs of the winning medium-sized hospitals.
The small hospitals on our 2011 "Best Hospital IT Departments" list know that communication, motivation and collaboration are essential. These groups overcame everything from implementation hurdles to natural disasters to reach the top of our list.
Among the many voices surrounding the Occupy movement, Occupy Healthcare is one that's gaining volume. The political group believes the United States should host a healthcare system that works to meet the needs of individuals and the community as a whole.
The Bangor Beacon Community, composed of 12 partners throughout the state of Maine, uses health IT to improve quality of care for the patients it serves. View this slideshow for graphics that offer a visual demonstration of the Beacon Community's structure and successes.
At the annual College of Health Information Management Executives last week, six CIOs told Healthcare IT News Editor Bernie Monegain what their most difficult challenges have been over the past year.
Research firm KLAS released a report titled "Extended Business Office Services: Money Talks," which breaks down the pros and cons of vendors that offer such services. View this slideshow for visuals from the report.
As co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs was one of the great technology innovators and influencers of our time. This slideshow pays tribute to Jobs with a visual tour of Apple's technology through the years.
ICD-10 was the topic of several sessions at the 83rd Annual AHIMA Convention that closed Wednesday in Salt Lake City.