Ask anyone. EHR rollouts are no walk in the park. They're expensive. They're time consuming. And, for many healthcare organizations, they raise critical safety concerns, can lead to huge budget deficits, C-suite resignations and plummeting staff morale.
Hospital and Health Networks has named its 2014 'Most Wired' hospitals, and this year, they've set apart 20 hospitals that have gone above and beyond being the most wired.
Although women account for nearly half of the U.S. labor force, they hold only a paltry 25 percent of senior health IT roles nationwide.
As the healthcare industry strives toward interoperability and care coordination, it's worth reminding ourselves just how critical technology can be in extraordinary circumstances.
Since 2009, when the HIPAA breach notification requirement took effect, nearly 31.4 million people have had their protected health information compromised in privacy and security breaches.
The 2014 Boston Children's Innovators' Showcase did deliver. Introducing some 35 cutting-edge technologies and problem solving platforms, the event brought together some of the industry's brightest minds all with a very similar goal: to improve the quality of patient care.
The HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition brought more than 38,000 healthcare professionals to Orlando for learning and networking. Here are some of the highlights.
In addition to Hillary Rodham Clinton's keynote address, day three of the HIMSS14 conference proved a treasure-trove of helpful information for attendees attempting to navigate the murky waters of ICD10, meaningful use, and other healthcare laws and regulations.
Tuesday's action was not just confined to the show floor with many important events, workshops, and education sessions occurring in auditoriums, meeting rooms, and halls throughout the Orange County Convention Center.
The HIMSS14TV crew had another busy day at the Orange County Convention Center on Tuesday speaking with best selling authors, ONC chiefs, CIOs, and billionaire investors.