Week of 24 Mar 2014 House votes for ICD-10 delay; Halamka and past AMA chair weigh in (28 Mar 2014)
Some health IT leaders welcome an ICD-10 delay; others are frustrated with the costs associated with 'flipping the switch' in 2015.
Week of 10 Mar 2014 CMS makes physician payments data accessible, causing open-data squabble (12 Mar 2014)
Physicians' Medicare payment data, once completely private, can now be accessed by way of a formal request to CMS.
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 Ten things to know about top EHR vendors going into HIMSS 2014 (24 Feb 2014)
Several new reports, including from KLAS Research, reshuffle the deck of top EHR vendors. Here are 10 things to know going into HIMSS 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.
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.
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