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August 21, 2015
With the heat on physician practices to prepare for the impending ICD-10 implementation date, two analysts discuss how best to avoid negative outcomes.
August 03, 2015
In SearchHealthIT's #chatHIT, experts agreed that the key to making IoT scalable and affordable in healthcare is standardization.
May 05, 2015
The CEO of health IT standards group HL7 International said the health IT industry is coalescing around FHIR as a new interoperability standard.
April 29, 2015
In this video, CHIME leaders Russ Branzell and Chuck Christian push for a national patient identifier and discuss interoperability concerns.
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SERMO is an online social network of verified physicians where they can anonymously discuss patient cases and non-medical subjects. Continue Reading
Health information technology (health IT) is a segment of the healthcare industry that involves the implementation and maintenance of electronic data and records systems. Continue Reading
To harness big data in healthcare, your staff needs the right mix of IT skills. Joel Vengco, CIO at Baystate Health, explains. Continue Reading
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When his wife was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, CIO John Halamka turned to big data analytics in healthcare. Continue Reading
A medical adviser to SERMO responded to a reader who questioned the security of physicians sharing anonymous patient data over the social network. Continue Reading
Rasu Shrestha, chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, explains the challenges facing IoT in healthcare. Continue Reading
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In the second part of a two-part Q&A, an expert recommended testing, budgeting and accuracy as her tips for implementing ICD-10. Continue Reading
In a two-part Q&A PointClickCare ICD-10 expert, Genice Hornberger, explains what providers should do in the last phases of implementing ICD-10. Continue Reading
Hospital IT departments, short of the firepower needed to meet organizational demands, should consider hiring more versatile employees or vendors. Continue Reading
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Maine recently implemented a data analytics platform on top of its state health information exchange, enabling Maine HIE participants to predict readmissions and ER visits. Continue Reading
As physicians increasingly rely on mobile devices to access patient health information, there is increased pressure for wireless networks in hospitals and other healthcare facilities to perform seamlessly. And it's not just clinicians fueling the ... Continue Reading
Health information exchange has yet to meet the expectations of some healthcare professionals and regulators. The ONC has a plan to fix that. Continue Reading