• April 28, 2015 28 Apr'15

    HIMSS conference assesses enterprise imaging

    An enterprise imaging system should be accessible, interoperable and capable of returning analysis to pique the interest of large health systems.

  • April 24, 2015 24 Apr'15

    Cerner touts Siemens users switching from Soarian at HIMSS 2015

    At HIMSS 2015, Cerner executives said Cerner is keeping three big Siemens Soarian users in the Cerner fold and poked Epic over its transaction fee.

  • April 22, 2015 22 Apr'15

    PHI at core of new HHS and EEOC corporate wellness rules

    The government continues to watch electronic protected health information (PHI), and it’s not just HIPAA enforcers who are doing it. Both HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Equal Employment ...

  • April 21, 2015 21 Apr'15

    HIMSS mobile survey shows link between patient engagement and mobile tech

    Last week was the most significant one of the year for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. In the midst of its health IT mega-conference, HIMSS 2015, the group made time to ...

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    HIMSS 2015 delightfully chaotic

    CHICAGO -- Overheard on the show floor at HIMSS 2015: “Hey, I like that analytics engine.” HIMSS 2015 was a health techie’s wonderland, with plenty of partying, delightful chaos among hundreds of ...

  • April 15, 2015 15 Apr'15

    It's feet first for all HIMSS 2015 attendees

    This morning as I came down the hotel elevator for breakfast, it stopped at a floor and in came a young guy carrying two stuffed bags and sporting a HIMSS 2015 badge. "You ready to walk another 10 ...

  • April 14, 2015 14 Apr'15

    Vendor eClinicalWorks embraces wellness at HIMSS 2015

    With Walgreens' president as keynoter, HIMSS 2015 is emphasizing consumer health and wellness. EHR developers such as eClinicalWorks have joined in.

  • April 14, 2015 14 Apr'15

    Proposal would shrink 2015 meaningful use attestation period

    Following through on a promise made earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services released a proposal to relax meaningful use reporting requirements in 2015. A major piece of ...

  • April 13, 2015 13 Apr'15

    HIMSS 2015 attendees just want to find their way

    When I got into the taxi to catch my plane from Boston to the HIMSS 2015 conference, my cabbie didn't know how to get to Logan Airport. He needed a GPS to guide him. Then, in Chicago, the ...

  • April 13, 2015 13 Apr'15

    CIOs call for interoperability at HIMSS 2015

    At the HIMSS 2015 health IT show in Chicago, members of CHIME say interoperability, security and analytics weigh on their minds.

  • April 13, 2015 13 Apr'15

    Expert warns OCR HIPAA audits ahead

    In this podcast, first of a two-part series, CynergisTek health data privacy expert David Holtzman says the 2015 round of HIPAA audits are coming soon.

  • April 13, 2015 13 Apr'15

    HIPAA audits to affect healthcare business associates

    HIPAA privacy expert David Holtzman says healthcare business associates will be audited. Patient access to health data will be part of audits.

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    ONC rebukes information blocking on eve of HIMSS 2015

    Released just ahead of HIMSS 2015, ONC's report to Congress details how unnamed vendors and providers are curtailing EHR interoperability.

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    Healthcare organizations turn attention to EHR interoperability

    Interoperability of healthcare data, long a sticking point in getting EHRs and exchanges working to their full potential, may see some big advances this year. Vendors are discussing how the cloud will help the cause, and standards developer Health ...

  • April 08, 2015 08 Apr'15

    With a punch list in hand, CMS readies for ICD-10

    The march toward ICD-10 is on in earnest. Along with apparent solid congressional and industry support for ICD-10 after last year’s surprise one-year delay in stepping up medical coding from ICD-9, ...