Week of 03 Mar 2014 Amendments to HIPAA, CLIA enable deeper sharing of patient lab results (05 Mar 2014)
An update to the CLIA gives all patients access to their lab results to further patient involvement in care.
Week of 24 Feb 2014 HIMSS 2014: IT support for meaningful use, ICD-10, HIPAA top of mind (26 Feb 2014)
Federal regulations and incentives behind HIPAA, ICD-10 and meaningful use stage 2 are driving conversation at HIMSS 2014.
We're not the only ones seeing the healthcare cloud expand rapidly: At HIMSS 2014, Toshiba unveils SaaS and IaaS for healthcare providers.
Several new reports, including from Klas Research, reshuffle the deck of top EHR vendors. Here are 10 things to know going into HIMSS 2014.
Week of 17 Feb 2014 Interoperability woes obstruct meaningful use stage 2 criteria (19 Feb 2014)
Exclusive preview: A HIMSS analytics health data interoperability report shows HIE participation is stalled on the eve of meaningful use stage 2.
Week of 10 Feb 2014 Challenges remain for mining healthcare big data to patient benefits (13 Feb 2014)
Healthcare big data could address many of the industry's problems -- if we could only agree on its definition.
Week of 03 Feb 2014 What to put on your HIMSS 2014 agenda (06 Feb 2014)
Reda Chouffani's highlights for HIMSS 2014 include a focus on startup vendors, keynote speakers and a newly revamped interoperability showcase.
Week of 27 Jan 2014 Next-generation EHRs will drive health data interoperability (28 Jan 2014)
With a focus on health data interoperability, the next wave of EHRs will incorporate powers of big data, speech recognition and new database models.
While mHealth technology and personal health devices haven't connected to EHRs, consumers buying in, judging by Consumer Electronics Show exhibits.
North America dominates the global health IT outsourcing market as CIOs piece off revenue cycle management and security to third-party firms.
Week of 20 Jan 2014 Health data security improves despite IT lagging behind other sectors (21 Jan 2014)
A security software vendor survey shows providers are taking health data security very seriously; CEO says more employee education needed.
Week of 09 Dec 2013 Meaningful use stage 3 delayed; EHR certification to be annual process (13 Dec 2013)
Exclusive interview: Acting National Health IT Coordinator Jacob Reider, M.D., discusses how the ONC decided to delay meaningful use stage 3.
Week of 02 Dec 2013 FDA commissioner keynote highlights 2013 mHealth Summit (05 Dec 2013)
Health data security and regulation of mHealth apps will take center stage at the mHealth Summit, highlighted by the FDA commissioner's keynote.
Radiology departments have morphed from profit centers in the fee-for-service world to ACO cost centers. Could business intelligence bring them back?
New RIS workflows making EHRs look low-tech (03 Dec 2013)
At the RSNA annual meeting, speakers explain why EHRs are the weakest link in advanced RIS-based workflow integrations.
A Pew Research Center study indicated chronic care patients use self-monitoring and social media to shape their care.
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