- July 15, 2015
Meaningful use is in the spotlight again, but not necessarily in a good way. The American Medical Association’s (AMA) call this week to “reboot” government regulation of EHRs is the latest in a ...
- July 15, 2015
In tandem with mobile devices, par8o's patient referral software helps hospitals and physician practices more carefully monitor referral activities.
- July 14, 2015
Health information management professionals believe proficiency in big data analysis, informatics and data mining will be more important for workers in their positions in the future than they are ...
- July 13, 2015
Updated meaningful use attestation stats from large CMS database show top vendors have solidified market dominance in inpatient and outpatient spheres.
- July 10, 2015
Our #chatHIT on Twitter on Thursday, July 23 at 3 p.m. EST, will assess and question the development of the healthcare Internet of Things.
- July 09, 2015
On June 22, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a telemedicine commercial reimbursement statute into law, making Connecticut the 28th state to do so. The vote provides a stark contrast to the ...
- July 08, 2015
Last year, manufacturers of drugs and other medical products, along with group purchasing organizations, spent $6.49 billion on U.S. physicians and teaching hospitals for such items as travel ...
- July 07, 2015
After formerly questioning how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is handling the upcoming ICD-10 conversion, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced it will work with CMS on ...
- July 02, 2015
What's the key to wearables truly taking off? According to a report by MedPanel, it's physicians who have the power. "As long as tech companies view wearables and apps as consumer-driven markets, ...
- July 01, 2015
Until recently cyber-security was one of many issues for health IT executives; now it is top of mind for most. Anecdotally, it is abundantly clear how widespread increased worry about cyber-attacks ...
- June 30, 2015
Clinical research and patient information captured during treatment are kept in different electronic systems and by separate organizations. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to ...
- June 25, 2015
The general consensus surrounding the movement to EHRs, at least from what I've heard and read, is that, although not perfect, EHRs are a good thing for doctors, healthcare organizations and ...
- June 24, 2015
Despite the continued absence of health IT’s biggest name, the CommonWell Health Alliance, a vendor-backed interoperability group, keeps growing. EHR giant Epic Systems Corp. is the notable ...
- June 23, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is teaming up with the largest online patient network to collect and study patient-reported drug safety data. The research agreement between ...
- June 18, 2015
A shift to value-based payments and benefit designs is underway -- accelerating, even-- despite the significant obstacles, a health policy brief from the Brookings Institution has found. The piece ...